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This biweekly podcast will challenge you to study the issues related to human trafficking, become an educated voice in understanding this global problem, and ultimately make a difference in helping bring it to an end. Sandra Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California and Dave Stachowiak, Board Member of the Center, explore issues in each episode that will help educate you to be a helpful voice in ending human trafficking.
 
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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Ben Skinner discuss the nonprofit Transparentem. Ben describes the role Transparentem plays in combating human trafficking and creating better opportunities for those being exploited. They discuss the standards that must be put in place to combat labor abuse in global supply chains. Ben Skinner is the Founder & Principal of Tr…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and author Vicki Reed breakdown the fiction book The Car Thief: A Boy’s Perilous Journey Through the Juvenile Justice System. They discuss the plot of this story and how it reflects real-life situations; as well as, how this story is a great educational resource. With a degree in Law Enforcement, a Master’s in Criminal Justice, an…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Katherine Chon, OTIP Director, discuss the Office on Trafficking in Persons and their recent activities. They consider how OTIP’s mission statement and goals are aligning with current projects. They also explain the importance of data collection and the exchange of information in the fight to end human trafficking. Katherine C…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner Cynthia Whittenburg examine the role U.S. Customs and Border Protection plays in combating Labor Trafficking. They discuss the authority the CBP has and what that looks like when it’s put into action. The impact of their actions are analyzed from a global perspective. Steps that can be t…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Rachel Goble discuss the purpose and beliefs of the organization The Freedom Story. Prevention is at the forefront of every action The Freedom Story takes. They mainly operate in Thailand where they work to protect children and prevent vulnerable people from falling victim to human trafficking. Rachel Goble grew up in an inter…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and International Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Response Coordinator Priscilla Santos discuss the new team that has been put in place in the Salvation Army organization. This sect of the International Social Justice Commission is responsible for a new approach by the Salvation Army to end human trafficking. The system they ha…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Ambassador-at-Large John Cotton Richmond discuss the current status of anti-human trafficking efforts in the United States. They ask the hard questions of what we need to do better and how we need to change in the future to have a greater and more positive impact on human trafficking and the people that have fallen victim to i…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss Dr. Morgan’s time with the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking. They examine the annual report that the council released, and how it came to be. Dr. Morgan considers the impact that has been made by this council and topics that are still wanting to be addressed by a futu…
 
Dr. Morgan discusses the anti-slavery and anti-human trafficking NGO Arise with Arise Director and Co-founder Luke de Pulford and Arise Manager of Frontline Advocacy Tove van Lennep. They examine the unique way Arise operates and the impact it has. They also address, how collecting data on these topics presents a struggle, and Arise has created an …
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Interim Director Angie Salazar discuss the opening of the Center for Countering Human Trafficking, a collaboration of multiple departments with the Department of Homeland Security. Director Salazar describes her goals and plans for the center and the role the center is going to play in the future of combating human trafficking…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dr. Glenn Miles discuss Dr. Miles’ experience with human trafficking and the research he has completed on the topic. With a focus on how males are sexually exploited, Dr. Miles has a unique perspective on the issue of human trafficking. They discuss the cultural views on male sexual exploitation and the dangers children face w…
 
Listen from a panel of Fair Trade experts. Including Blythe Hill from Dressember, Alexandra Badie from Purpose Jewelry, Cindy Islas from the Salvation Army, and Brittany Skiles from Fair Trade LA. Two attendees will be chosen to win a “Fair Trade In A Box” prize! Zoom Meeting ID: 929 2872 0171 Passcode: 561550 Hear from young adults who are activel…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Christa Foster Crawford discuss the different avenues in which human trafficking can be combatted; analyzing the approaches they adopt and how they vary. Dr. Morgan interviews Christa on her many books and how she founded Freedom Resource International. They discuss the four pillars of this organization and how they are implem…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dr. Susie Baldwin discuss the position of healthcare in preventing and battling against human trafficking. Dr. Baldwin describes the role healthcare takes in protecting and serving the community. Both of these experts, look at the reason prevention is such an important part of anti-human trafficking. As Dr. Morgan puts it,”…an…
 
Rebecca Bender and Dr. Sandie Morgan discuss the mindset victims experience while being trafficked. They consider the reasons as to why it can be so difficult for victims to leave their situation. They also look at how media representation of human trafficking affects victims and our ability to recover them. Relentless in her mission to help others…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Bella Hounakey discuss how the trauma that survivors face is often overlooked by law enforcement. They go into detail about the language that is used in court and how it has the opportunity to bring a survivor justice or to fail them. Hounakey also describes how a community has the ability to change the direction of a survivor…
 
Ruthi Hanchett and Sandie Morgan discuss the role social media has played recently in spreading misinformation about human trafficking. They also go into detail about how the rise in children being online, due to COVID-19, is exposing them to a greater risk of coming into contact with predators. As mothers, both Sandie and Ruthi list actions parent…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak interview Liliana Yanez, Esq, a managing Director of the Center for Legal Services at My Sisters’ Place. She is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience. Prior to working at MSP, Liliana taught in the immigration clinic at the City University School of Law. They discuss the detrimental effects of labeling peop…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak interview Callahan Walsh, a child advocate for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and co-host of In Pursuit with John Walsh on Investigation Discovery. They discuss how COVID-19 has presented challenges and opportunities in the fight against child sexual exploitation and how we can mak…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Dr. April Harris Akinloye, the former Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator at Vanguard University. Together they take part in a Courageous Conversation, which is an initiative that was launched to bring the community together to have a safe place where they could discuss very uncomfort…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak interview Victor Boutros to examine the recent developments of this issue. Victor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Human Trafficking Institute, which he helped to co-found in 2015. They review the trends found in the Institute’s 2019 Federal Human Trafficking Report. Chief Executive Officer Victor s…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Diana Mao, President and Co-Founder of the Nomi Network. Diana is an abolitionist with a mission to eradicate human trafficking in her lifetime. Diana actively champions for change, and her visionary skillsets have urged the Nomi Network forward into enormous growth and success. They discuss the N…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss new guidelines released by the U.S. Department of State for effective public awareness and outreach efforts for human trafficking. In order to have ethical practices to empower victims, we must be vigilant in how we frame our media messages. Sandie emphasizes three central ideas from the guidelines that…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak interview Mary Chiappetta, a member of Soroptimist International Huntington Beach. Soroptimist International is a global volunteer organization providing women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. Mary became passionate about raising sex trafficking awar…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Nicole Strattman and Sgt. Juan Reveles. Nicole is a licensed clinical social worker, senior social services supervisor in Orange County Social Services, and she is the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Coordinator for Children and Family Services. Juan has a background working with gangs an…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined again by the Live2Free coach, Ruthi Hanchett, along with Live2Free President, Kaleigh Lawrence. Live2Free is a student-led, campus club that stands against the injustice of human trafficking that started at Vanguard University but has expanded to other high schools and colleges throughout the world. …
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by a cherished member of the GCWJ Community Advisory Board, Cheryl Pittluck. Previously, Cheryl was the Chair of the OCHTTF Faith-Based Action Committee and today is a part of the Ending Human Trafficking Podcast’s common mission in ending human trafficking. They look at the value and resources provi…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss prosecution with Juliet Oliver, Deputy District Attorney Human Exploitation & Trafficking Unit Orange County District Attorney’s Office. Juliet has specialized in the prosecution of cases involving pimping, pandering, and human trafficking of both adults and minors. They discuss trading sex for survival…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak address residential care for human trafficking victims with Melissa Yao, the Executive Director of the National Trafficking Sheltered Alliance. Together they present some of the difficulties in the new field of aftercare, and how Melissa has taken strides to improve the industry for victims that you too can joi…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Bradley Myles to discuss the depth of decriminalization laws. Brad has served one of the country’s leading anti-trafficking organizations, Polaris, for 15 years and is currently a strategic consultant through his firm, Meora Global, which optimizes more coherent collective efforts against human tr…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak review a 2018 Policy brief produced by the Society for Community Research and Action. It offers a guide to strengthening the human trafficking prevention conversation and allows us to review best practices. Raising awareness alone is not sufficient to prevent human trafficking. It must be used as part of a comp…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Dr. Jodi Quas, a Professor of Psychological Science in the Interdisciplinary School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. She is recognized across the globe for her work on children’s eyewitness capabilities, abuse disclosure, and consequences of legal involvement on child vic…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Heidi Olson, a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Manager at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Heidi has a wide range of experience in pediatric and forensic nursing and her role includes performing forensic exams on children who have been victims of sexual assault, communicating…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk about restoration with Beth Grant, co-founder & executive director of Project Rescue. Together they discuss the challenges with aftercare for victims of human trafficking and how to best support healing in this community through genuine collaboration. The physical rescue of a victim is typically the easies…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Linda Smith, Founder and President of Shared Hope International, and Christine Raino, Senior Director of Public Policy. Linda was recently appointed to the White House Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking. Christine leads the Center for Justice & Advocacy’s research…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak collaborate to illustrate ways to teach young children about human trafficking. They wanted listeners to learn practical tools to help raise children with an awareness of how others might be exploited and how children themelves can be part of protecting other people. Through cultivating empathy, fostering accou…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Larry Haynes to discuss effective models and attitudes to end homelessness. Larry is the Executive Director at Mercy House with over 30 years of experience working to end homelessness. Changing the perspective of actions surrounding homelessness from charitable to systemic change in order to make …
 
The White House has officially announced President Trump’s intent to appoint Dr. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice (GCWJ), to a two-year term as a Member of the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking. Sandie and Dave Stachowiak discuss the purpose of the advisory council and what it…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Erin Albright, the former Director of the New Hampshire Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force. She has over 12 years of experience in the anti-trafficking field and specializes in building organizational capacity and multidisciplinary collaboration through leadership, training, and consultati…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Benjamin Thomas Greer. His role at the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services is as a Subject Matter Expert in the field of human trafficking and child sexual exploitation; specifically instructing and developing human trafficking courses for law enforcing and emergency personnel. They…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by one of our 2019 Priceless speakers, Rabbi Diana Gerson. Diana is the associate executive vice president of the New York Board of Rabbis. She advocates for confronting issues such as family violence, sexual abuse, and the exploitation of children by reaching across faith communities. This episode f…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Marissa Peden. Marissa is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Dressember, which is a collaborative movement leveraging fashion and creativity to restore dignity to victims and survivors of human trafficking. Dressember is partnering with our Live2Free team for the 4th annual Fair Trade Fash…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Leonie Webster, a U.K. trained healthcare and clinical professional. They discuss the downfalls of institutionalized living and a harm reduction model that could provide a solution. Typical consequences of institutional living can include disturbances or delays in psycho social relationships, lear…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are once again joined by Chad Salitan to discuss this year’s Trafficking in Persons Report. Chad is the Deputy Senior Coordinator at the Trafficking in Persons Office of the U.S. Department of State. Chad brings knowledge on not only what the TIP Report is, but key differences in the 2019’s edition. Tier rankin…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak revisit the topic of partnerships to create a larger impact. They discuss the necessity for diverse partners and how to create successful and lasting partnerships. Culture often changes from the top down. Engage “elites” who are outside of the centermost position of prestige. Find avenues of agreement instead o…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak further address the importance of having a trauma-informed framework in organizations, agencies, and even in communities. Asking different questions that are trauma-sensitive can allow you to better interpret behaviors and empower individuals. SAMHSA identified trauma as resulting from an event, a series of eve…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak welcome Derek Marsh to the show again to talk about the importance of policy. Derek reveals how policy makes things explicit within the Five P Model. Policy is significant in creating a human rights focus that promotes sustainable anti-human trafficking efforts. The Online Anti-Human Trafficking Certificate con…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by another partner, Paul Chang, to discuss Labor Trafficking. Paul is the Western Regional Anti-Human Trafficking Coordinator for the US Department of Labor in the Wage and Hour Division. Together, they discuss the nuances of labor trafficking and how DOL partnerships can help better equip your commu…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss internet safety among youth with Alana Flora. Alana is the Chief Operations Officer at Alliance for Freedom, Restoration, and Justice (AFRJ) and directs the Engage Together Initiative. They discuss education on internet safety, internet risks for youth, and resources to protect our youth. The Engage Tog…
 
For episode 200, Dave Stachowiak and Dr. Sandie Morgan interview Dr. Harriet Hill. Harriet is the program director for the Trauma Healing Institute at American Bible Society and is one of the authors of Healing the Wounds of Trauma. Together they discuss the globally accessible materials and training from the Trauma Healing Institute that gives pro…
 
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