Lobby Day 2015: Raise Your Voice for Hope

Are you familiar with Lobby Day in Georgia? Lobby Day is a day set aside by the front line organizations in the fight against domestic minor sex trafficking where people come together as one united voice. The first Lobby Day I attended was in February of 2011.  The group gathered on the capitol steps to listen to various speakers about the steps necessary to combat the fight against sex trafficking in our state before tugging on the ears of those in the legislature. Since then the event has grown exponentially and the results of this event have been significant. There are [...]

By |2015-02-11T08:39:08-05:00February 11th, 2015|Christ Follower, Human Sex Trafficking, Young Adult|1 Comment

Did you get their attention?

Does your state have a lobby day to fight against sex trafficking in the state? Georgia usually celebrates Lobby Day in February, however, due to the snowpocalyse that took place in Georgia, it was held yesterday. It is sponsored by three of the front runners in the fight against sex trafficking in Georgia: Street Grace, Wellspring Living and youthSpark. These organizations, and many others like them: raise awareness of the issue of sex trafficking train and equip volunteers to make a difference mobilize individuals to lobby for stiffer penalties for perpetrators and greater resources for victims care for survivors and [...]

On the move….

Are you a baseball fan? If so, you've likely heard the buzz around the Atlanta Braves. They stunned everyone when they announced on Monday morning they would be relocating from Turner Field in downtown Atlanta northwest to Cobb County, still in the metro Atlanta area. The reason for the move? Many reports say they Braves wanted a convenient location with more than a ballpark. They want to create an experience, thus providing restaurants, shopping and lodging close by as a draw to baseball fans as well as easy access to major interstates. This announcement was a huge shock to those [...]

By |2013-11-12T08:31:55-05:00November 12th, 2013|Christ Follower, Human Sex Trafficking, Women, Young Adult|4 Comments

10 Steps to Keep Your Child Safe on the Internet

Social Media Outlets Do you leave your front door unlocked? Or are you the type that locks the doorknob, the deadbolt and sets the alarm whether you're at home or not? We have locks on our doors to keep unwanted guests out of our homes. We want to protect our belongings, but more importantly, the people we love. None of us would willingly open our front doors to dangerous people and invite them in to have their way in our homes, but it happens every day through technology. When we allow our children to get on the internet [...]

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