Empowering Survivors: Healing, Hope, and Freedom

by Jen Pool, 4 min read This past week was Suicide Prevention Week; a week used to create awareness of this leading cause of death, and inspire people to learn how they can play a role in helping to save lives. In a world where adversity and trauma often linger and create long-lasting challenges, strugglingContinue reading “Empowering Survivors: Healing, Hope, and Freedom”

How Do I Even Start…?

Being a newcomer to the issue of human trafficking can feel a bit overwhelming.  I desire to make a difference, but I will say I am nervous at the same time.  I want to get it right!  The subject itself is very complex, so I do realize that I need to educate myself and putContinue reading “How Do I Even Start…?”

The RIGHT Kind of Awareness

By Wendy J Olson, Healing Coach, Founder + Executive Director of Grit Plus Gumption There has been a lot of chatter around the issue of human trafficking thanks, in part, to the movie “Sound of Freedom.” A couple of weeks ago, we, as an organization, released a public statement about our stance on the movie:Continue reading “The RIGHT Kind of Awareness”

How & Why to Talk to Your Kids About Assault & Abuse

By: Jen Pool April is a significant, but heavy month because it is both Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month. As a parent, you may be aware that you should talk to your children about these topics, but you also may feel unsure about how to start the conversation and hope theyContinue reading “How & Why to Talk to Your Kids About Assault & Abuse”