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What is sex trafficking? Does it really happen here? What’s being done about it? How can an individual like myself help the cause? Introducing Voices of Freedom, a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Freedom team members Devin and Mandie. We’re here to cover it all, from human trafficking research and laws to personal stories from the community. We will host a variety of guests including sex trafficking survivors, Freedom a la Cart team members, partner organizations, law enforcement officials, mental health & substance use professionals, and other human trafficking experts. Join us as we take the conversation deeper, elevate survivors and their stories, educate the community, and advocate for an important cause. We can’t wait for you to join the conversation! #yourvoicematters

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What is sex trafficking? Does it really happen here? What’s being done about it? How can an individual like myself help the cause? Introducing Voices of Freedom, a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Freedom team members Devin and Mandie. We’re here to cover it all, from human trafficking research and laws to personal stories from the community. We will host a variety of guests including sex trafficking survivors, Freedom a la Cart team members, partner organizations, law enforcement officials, mental health & substance use professionals, and other human trafficking experts. Join us as we take the conversation deeper, elevate survivors and their stories, educate the community, and advocate for an important cause. We can’t wait for you to join the conversation! #yourvoicematters

    LIVE Podcast with Nicole Bromley

    LIVE Podcast with Nicole Bromley

    What better way to kick off 2022 than with a LIVE podcast featuring Nicole Bromley?! We enjoyed hearing Nicole share her journey in the Human Trafficking movement and we loved having audience questions.

    In this episode, you will hear from Nicole Bromley, sexual abuse survivor, author, professional speaker, share her story and how it has impacted the rest of her life.

    You can find out more about Nicole and her nonprofit, OneVoice here!

    We hope you enjoy this LIVE episode! 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    How to end sex trafficking? Stop buying sex.

    How to end sex trafficking? Stop buying sex.

    On this week of Voices of Freedom, we had Christina Conrad with the FBI, join us!

    This episode got deep quickly chatting about cards that you can find in Las Vegas.

    Curious how to stop sex trafficking? Christina mic drops us with the simplest of answers.

    Christina also shares with us how she because a Victim Specialist with the FBI and what she does in her free time.

    Want to learn more about Child Survivor Day Camp? Click here: https://www.childsurvivordaycamp.com/

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Mental Health + the Anti-Human Trafficking Movement -- Meet Hannah!

    Mental Health + the Anti-Human Trafficking Movement -- Meet Hannah!

    This week we had Hannah join us to chat about her work within the Anti-Human Trafficking Movement and mental health.

    Hannah shares with us about the impact CATCH had on her life, her new ventures with Porchlight & Sanctuary Night, and tips for bettering your mental health!

    We know this episode is going to leave you motivated for change! We want to thank you for listening and remind you to use your voice, because your voice matters! 

    Learn more about Porchlight here!

    Find out how to get involved with Sanctuary Night here! 

    • 40 min
    Dana joins us from the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

    Dana joins us from the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

    We are so excited for you guys to listen to this week's episode! We had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Dana, the Director of the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force! 

    Dana gives a good insight into what she does to help the human trafficking issue here in Central, Ohio.  

    She tells us about her diverse team, what a 'John' is, and more! 

    We hope you enjoy this episode and want to urge you to use your voice, because your voice matters. 

    • 47 min
    She's truckin to greatness -- Meet Rose!

    She's truckin to greatness -- Meet Rose!

    We are SO excited for you to listen to this week's episode with our fabulous guest, Rose! 

    Rose has worked in our workforce development program for just over 18 months and has truly blown us away by her resilience and dedication to her own future. 
    While at Freedom, Rose has graduated from CATCH Court and Amethyst, got her driver’s license through Freedom’s Driver’s License Reinstatement program, and continued to work toward acquiring her GED. In addition to this, Rose participated in Freedom’s Savings Match Program and purchased a car through Freedom’s partnership with Ricart Automotive.
    Since gaining her license, Rose has become one of our star delivery drivers! You may see her dropping off your catering order.  

    Rose shares her story with us this week -- and it will be sure to leave you longing for change! 

    We hope you enjoy this week's episode as much as we did -- and we ask that you share your voice, because your voice matters! 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    She's here to tell us the truth about mental health -- meet Mandi!

    She's here to tell us the truth about mental health -- meet Mandi!

    Our friend Mandi Pierson joined us for this week's episode. We chatted about mental health, seeking help, what a relationship with your counselor may look like, things to do for a better mental health and more.

    Mandi is a trauma informed co-director and clinician at Porchlight here in Columbus.

    To reach out to Porchlight about counseling services or trauma informed workshops head to their page here. 

    Thank you for joining the conversation. Remember your voice matters!

    • 42 min

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