Posts Tagged ‘Outreach Team’

Newsletter: Major Strides and Calls to Action

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Dear Friend,

Summer is almost finally here! I had an amazing time in L.A. reading from Girls Like Us with Annette Bening, Minnie Driver, and Taraji P. Henson for Human Rights Watch–talk about a pinch-myself moment!–but I’ve got to say it’s good to be back home with the GEMS team.

Allies in the anti-trafficking movement have made major strides in bills and laws across the nation. Let’s congratulate Missouri, Vermont, Nevada, Texas, and Virginia for comprehensive human trafficking laws! Also, Georgia and Tennessee’s new laws have critical Safe Harbor components.

Be sure to sign the petition to help Hawai’i get its very first human trafficking laws, and take a few seconds to…

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January Newsletter

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Dear Friend,

January has been another inspiring and productive month here at GEMS!

I recently conducted a special survivor-focused train-the-trainer training for GEMS’ Youth Outreach Workers. As survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking, GEMS’ Youth Outreach workers are …

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July Newsletter

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Dear Friend,

I am honored to be writing you this month on behalf of the staff here at GEMS.

June was a great month for GEMS!  We celebrated our spring Educational Initiative Award ceremony. This semester the ceremony was held …

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May 2010 Newsletter

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Dear Friend,

April was another busy travel month!  In addition to the Ashoka Future Forum in Washington DC, I also attended the Women’s Funding Network National Conference in Denver, CO.  It’s the largest annual event of it’s kind, with more …

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GEMS Wins Pepsi Refresh Grant

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

New York, N.Y., March 1, 2010— Actress Demi Moore secures victory over actor, Kevin Bacon to win the Pepsi Refresh Celebrity Challenge and Demi’s selected cause, GEMS: Girls Educational & Mentoring Services will be awarded the top prize of $250,000. GEMS is the nation’s largest non-profit organization designed to empower American girls and young women, ages 12-21 who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.

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