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Attitude of Gratitude

Marti-McGibbon

**This is the seventh guest blog in a series of posts by the 2016 JuST Conference speakers. Check back each week for a new post highlighting critical topics in prevention, recovery and service provision with juvenile sex trafficking victims. Join us at our nationally-renowned training conference November 9 – 11, 2016. Visit this link to […]

Prevention: It Matters!

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**This is the sixth guest blog in a series of posts by the 2016 JuST Conference speakers. Check back each week for a new post highlighting critical topics in prevention, recovery and service provision with juvenile sex trafficking victims. Join us at our nationally-renowned training conference November 9 – 11, 2016. Visit this link to […]

What is Justice Supposed to Look Like?

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**This is the fifth guest blog in a series of posts by the 2016 JuST Conference speakers. Check back each week for a new post highlighting critical topics in prevention, recovery and service provision with juvenile sex trafficking victims. Join us at our nationally-renowned training conference November 9 – 11, 2016. Visit this link to […]

Children: Victims Not Criminals

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A bill sits on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk designed to address the sex trafficking of children in California. While many people have joined the cause to fight sex trafficking abroad, few realize that it occurs in their own neighborhoods. Who would think that California, the land of sunshine, natural beauty, and “good vibes,” hides a […]

A Southwest Washington Girl was Rescued and Given Her Name Back

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For four long years, Stephanie wasn’t even allowed to use her own name. She was only known by the name her trafficker gave her when he first enslaved her. She was only 13 years old at the time. “He said I was no longer that girl with my old family,” Stephanie remembers, “No longer a […]

Knowledge is Powerful and Helpful: How Trauma Can Impact Interviews of DMST

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**This is the fourth guest blog in a series of posts by the 2016 JuST Conference speakers. Check back each week for a new post highlighting critical topics in prevention, recovery and service provision with juvenile sex trafficking victims. Join us at our nationally-renowned training conference November 9 – 11, 2016. Visit this link to […]

5 Things I Learned Doing Standup

Marti MacGibbon

**This is the third guest blog in a series of posts by the 2016 JuST Conference speakers. Check back each week for a new post highlighting critical topics in prevention, recovery and service provision with juvenile sex trafficking victims. Join us at our nationally-renowned training conference November 9 – 11, 2016. Visit this link to […]

“Church” Controlled Human Trafficking

**This is the second guest blog in a series of posts by the 2016 JuST Conference speakers. Check back each week for a new post highlighting critical topics in prevention, recovery and service provision with juvenile sex trafficking victims. Join us at our nationally-renowned training conference November 9 – 11, 2016. Visit this link to […]

The Connection Between Dissociative Identity Disorder and Sex Trafficking

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**This is the first guest blog in a series of posts by the 2016 JuST Conference speakers. Check back each week for a new post highlighting critical topics in prevention, recovery and service provision with juvenile sex trafficking victims. Join us at our nationally-renowned training conference November 9 – 11, 2016. Visit this link to […]

The Role of Child Advocacy Centers in Sex Trafficking Cases

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By Iona Rudisill, Baltimore Child Abuse Center I became a nurse because when I was ten years old I went to a doctor who missed the signs, and that was my last chance at telling someone about what was going on in my life. My last thought was, ‘Maybe somebody could rescue me. Maybe I […]