Posts Tagged ‘Craigslist’
Saturday, April 30th, 2011
Greetings! April has been a whirlwind month! I am sending this message from the west coast, where for the last week I have been having conversations about the importance of survivor- and community-led organizing and activism. These conversations have reinforced the GEMS principle that the only way to end the commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking of girls and young women is to address the issues that perpetuate them, including racism, poverty, police brutality, and other forms of violence and oppression. And we must ensure that the most impacted, the most marginalized, are leading the fight!
I’m happy to report that at the end of last month, GEMS members and staff met with NYPD Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly to talk about importance of…
Tags: Bronx District Attorney’s Office, Bronx Women’s Bar Association, commercial sexual exploitation of children, Commissioner Kelly, Community Outreach, Craigslist, CSEC, Domestic Trafficking, GEMS, GEMS Newsletter, Good Housekeeping’s SHINE ON: Celebrating Women Making History, Mary J. Blige, National Crime Victims’ Week, National Women’s History Museum, Newsletter, Sinead O'Connor, Survivor Leadership, The Bronx County Gender Fairness Committee, The Gender Fairness Committees of New York County Courts, Women of Achievement Award, “This Is to Mother You”
Monday, October 11th, 2010
It’s great to be back! This summer, I took my first sabbatical since founding GEMS more than 12 years ago.
I returned and hit the ground running, moderating the panel “Harnessing Survivor Leadership in Combating Demand” at Woodrow …
Tags: Administration for Children Services in Brooklyn, commercial sexual exploitation of children, Community Outreach, Cooking Group, Council of Daughters, Craigslist, CSEC, Diamond of the Month, Domestic Sex Trafficking adn Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010 (H.R. 5575), Domestic Trafficking, Family Justice Center in Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, GEMS, GEMS Newsletter, Girls Are Not For Sale, Girls Talk Cause Party, Kings County Court in Brooklyn, Museum of Modern Art, News, Newsletter, The Children's Village in Harlem, Very Young Girls
Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
Our mission at GEMS is to support our members so that each one can develop to her full potential. That mission came to life at our Talent Show last month where members’ talents were showcased, including wonderful poetry, …
Tags: Bronxnet TV, commercial sexual exploitation of children, Community, Community Outreach, Craigslist, CSEC, Domestic Trafficking, GEMS, GEMS Newsletter, Hot 97 Street Soldiers, Jim Buckmaster, Lilith Tour, News, Newsletter, Shoe Revolt