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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition August 2022 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones August 2022 meeting!

Also see the announcement about the 5 Stones award nominations!

Our 5 Stones meeting this August featured a panel of experts who discussed what it takes to open and sustain a residential facility for trafficked victims.  On the panel were: Lindsey Speed with Traffick911, Landon Dickeson with Ranch Hands Rescue, Abby Germer with Refuge for Women North Texas, and Carrie Grace with Freedom Shield Foundation.  

Here is the link to the recorded meeting:
https://cutt.ly/5StonesAugust2022Video

Here is contact information for each of our panelists:
Lindsey Speed, Executive Director
Traffick911
[email protected] 

Landon Dickeson, Executive Director
Ranch Hands Rescue
[email protected] 

Abby Germer, Executive Director
Refuge for Women North Texas
[email protected] 

Carrie Grace, Executive Director
Freedom Shield Foundation
[email protected] 

The chat log is how our audience was able to introduce themselves and their agencies.  Here is the link to the chat log:
https://cutt.ly/5StonesAugust2022ChatLog

This month we had 4 agency announcements:

  • Tirzah Brown – Unbound North Texas
    •  Unbound is hiring for the Underground.  For more information or to apply, email [email protected].  
  • Lindy Borchardt – District Attorney’s Office
    • Introducing Amanda Nicodem as a new addition to the D.A.’s Human Trafficking Unit.
  • Patricia Tamayo – FWISD
  • Det. Orand – FWPD
    • Felicia got engaged (yes, so my name and email will be changing in the Spring!)


It is that time of year again to nominate community difference-makers for the 5 Stones award!

We have 3 categories for awards:  Excellence, Victim Advocacy, and Community Impact.  You may nominate up to 3 people, one per category.  All nominees will be reviewed by the 5-Stones steering committee and the top candidate in each category will be chosen.  The awards will be presented at the end of November, 2022.  

Here is a link to the award nomination survey.  Follow the link to see the criteria for each award.
https://forms.gle/MYh5k64oFr8U5VRq6
This survey is due no later than October 7, 2022.


For those wanting to get more involved, follow the link below to see a list of ways you can participate in anti-trafficking efforts!

How Can I Help List:
https://cutt.ly/HowCanIHelpList

Thank you for joining us!  

Felicia Grantham, Founder
Tarrant County 5 Stones Taskforce

TC 5 Stones August 2022

Our 5 Stones meeting this August featured a panel of experts who discussed what it takes to open and sustain a residential facility for trafficked victims.  On the panel were: Lindsey Speed with Traffick911, Landon Dickeson with Ranch Hands Rescue, Abby Germer with Refuge for Women North Texas, and Carrie Grace with Freedom Shield Foundation.  

 

This “Eyes on Trafficking” story is reprinted from its original online location.

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EYES ON TRAFFICKING

This “Eyes on Trafficking” story is reprinted from its original online location.

ABOUT PBJ LEARNING

PBJ Learning is a leading provider of online human trafficking training, focusing on awareness and prevention education. Their interactive Human Trafficking Essentials online course is used worldwide to educate professionals and individuals how to recognize human trafficking and how to respond to potential victims. Learn on any web browser (even your mobile phone) at any time.

More stories like this can be found in your PBJ Learning Knowledge Vault.