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Suffering Is Optional

Last night, I watched a webinar about fear. It featured a man named Jesse Elder who seems to have cracked the code on fear. While my response to the whole thing was an emphatic YES, there was one thing he said that truly resonated with me (and I’m paraphrasing here): 618 more words

Moving Forward

A Home, Hope, and Healing

Your support has made us what we are today—the national leader in providing care and healing for victims of child sex trafficking and sexual trauma. 435 more words

2014 was a year of incredible growth

2014 has been an incredible year here at StreetLightUSA.  Join us as we take a quick look back on this past year and celebrate our achievements. 496 more words

Young Women in the Military or Joining the Military

Women have been in the military for a while and have come a long ways in the military. Many women have gotten high achievements in their career. 659 more words

Why don't victims come forward?

There are up to 300,000 children trafficked in the United States every year. But the number if convictions is very low.  One of the reasons for this is that victims seldom come forward until they are arrested. 540 more words

#GivingTuesday for counselors, expansion

In the post-Thanksgiving chaos and in the midst of trying to get our Christmas shopping done, we come upon the 3rd year of an ingenious new tradition: #GivingTuesday. 445 more words

Trauma May Lead Victims to Drug Use

The connection between substance abuse and sexual exploitation has been well established. For some individuals, drug use begins at some point during their sexual exploitation, and quickly becomes a way to cope with the violence and fear in their lives. 275 more words