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Newsletter: Survivors Seeking Change

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Dear Friend, 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...

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October Newsletter

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Dear Friend,

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  …

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June Newsletter

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Dear Friend,

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, …

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