More highlights

from

2014 and 2015…

  • Runaway Girl Trainings
    • 700+ trained teachers who serve youth who are homeless, runaway or at-risk (received between 6 and 18 hours of training)
    • 500+ trained law enforcement and prosecutors, who interact with runaway and homeless youth on a regular basis (received 8 hours of training)
    • Survivor attendees are offered a stipend in order to attend RG trainings as participants
      • Training fees are available for survivor presenters and trainers
      • Guidance and support for career goal
    • Trained presenters have been asked to keynote at major conferences (each keep 100% of their fees!)
  • Job creation and career development in California:
    • Full time jobs: 9
      • 3 of those jobs were created with the guidance and support of RG
      • 6 of those jobs have now been held for one year or more
    • Affiliated survivor leaders became members of four separate task force groups
    • RG has made it possible for survivors to attend outside conferences by covering stipends and expenses
    • Ongoing: Connecting survivors with local resources for mentoring and access to business clothing through non-profits in their areas
  • Educational opportunities:
    • Textbooks and laptops for two survivor leaders who are furthering their education
    • Stipends for five online courses and/or webinars
  • Survivors connecting:
    • In September 2014, thirty-eight (38) survivors between 17 years old and 59 years young gathered for a weekend that included activities such as: kayaking, surfing, hiking, beach volleyball, soccer, outdoor yoga, and more. This was a unique once in a lifetime weekend for many of us!
    • Smaller gatherings have been held in throughout California, Hawaii, and Amsterdam.
  • Support for the following non-profits:
    • TheGRACENetwork.org, and The GRACE App, now available to bring to your community
    • iEmpathize.org, impact media with a message to end trafficking by increasing empathy
  • Support for survivor leaders:
    • Survivors4Solutions.com, advocating for legislative and policy that improves outcomes for survivors
    • Families4FAST.org, supporting families, and advocating for family oriented services
    • SowersEducationGroup.com, creating curriculum for intervention and prevention, as well as training
      • EndingTheGame.com — 33 trained facilitators as of July 1, 2015!