Webcast: Top 4 Misperceptions of Trafficking and What You Can Do About It

 

Tune in here for the third installation of our Webcast Series on Google+ hangouts: featuring Elizabeth and Holly. 

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ELIZABETH SCAIFE

ELIZABETH SCAIFE

Elizabeth Scaife is the Director of Training at Shared Hope International, a nonprofit organization building restorative responses and services to women and children victimized by sex trafficking. Elizabeth earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi before spending two years as a campus minister followed by eight years assisting and coordinating projects for humanitarian aide and disaster relief in thirteen countries worldwide. After joining the Shared Hope team in 2009, Elizabeth directed a national awareness campaign, Kids are Not For Sale, and managed all international and domestic partner programs.
HOLLY SMITH

HOLLY SMITH

Holly is a survivor of child trafficking and an advocate against all forms of human trafficking.In November 2011, Holly appeared on the Dr. Oz show to raise awareness for the issue of domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST). Holly was also featured in the August 2011 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.Holly submitted joint testimony to Congress in September 2011 with labor trafficking survivor, Ima Matul (CAST Advisory Caucus member), in support of the reauthorization of the Trafficked Victims Protection Act (TVPRA). She also addressed the Virginia General Assembly in February 2012 in support of Senator Adam Ebbin’s bill SB 259, which will require the Board of Education to provide awareness and training materials for local school divisions on human trafficking, including strategies for the prevention of trafficking children.Holly works with survivors and anti-human trafficking organizations across the country. When she isn’t speaking, Holly is writing for her column with the Washington Times and working on an upcoming book about human trafficking in America. Holly earned a B.A. in Biology with a Minor in Writing from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. She currently lives in Richmond, VA with her husband, Ben, and their Miniature Schnauzer, Tonka.

 

 

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