Southern Grit Advocacy

Prevention Cohort LIVE Meetings, sponsored by PBJ Learning (Episodes 1-4)
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Prevention Cohort LIVE Meetings, sponsored by PBJ Learning (Episodes 1-4)

Join us! Radical Empathy welcomes all licensees and future licensees to join us at our weekly “Prevention Cohort,” where we discuss how to get the most out of training with the VR product, TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story. We get together every Thursday to discuss how others are using our tools. Come join us by…

PBJ Learning contributes to the National Trafficking Sheltered Alliance’s Submission to the U.S. Department of State for the 2023 Trafficking In Persons Report
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PBJ Learning contributes to the National Trafficking Sheltered Alliance’s Submission to the U.S. Department of State for the 2023 Trafficking In Persons Report

Through their survey of 70 organizations across the country, the National Trafficking Sheltered Alliance identified both critical findings regarding the overall state of survivor service provision within America and areas for improvement within the anti-trafficking field. Download here. Submitted February 1, 2023 by the National Trafficking Sheltered AllianceCompiled by Anna Hagenbuch, Membership Program ManagerDesigned by…

Prevention Cohort LIVE Ep 1: TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story basics
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Prevention Cohort LIVE Ep 1: TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story basics

https://youtu.be/yHpg6nglElQ?t=110 EDITOR’S NOTE: We were asked to remove the video due to a personal concern and we completely support that. We’re sorry for the content removal, but personal comfort is far too important!  Our inaugural episode was spurred into action by one of our newest licensees. She is very excited to get started performing live…

Southern Grit Advocacy partners with local media and county leaders to raise awareness of …
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Southern Grit Advocacy partners with local media and county leaders to raise awareness of …

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Since 2007, the Human Trafficking Hotline has received more than 82,000 reports, leading to the identification of more than 164,000 victims. But, thanks to non-profits like Southern Grit Advocacy, which has partnered with us here at KFDX in hopes of reaching the masses, more and more students and adults are getting…

Southern Grit continues advocating for human trafficking awareness
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Southern Grit continues advocating for human trafficking awareness

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) – Southern Grit Advocacy is continuing its efforts to raise awareness about human trafficking. The group did so through a prevention course on Monday. Watch video here. Those in attendance learned about the signs of sex trafficking, and heard about cases that have happened right here in Texoma, while also sharing…

Southern Grit Advocacy works to prevent human trafficking – News Channel 6 | Wichita Falls, TX
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Southern Grit Advocacy works to prevent human trafficking – News Channel 6 | Wichita Falls, TX

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) – Tuesday Mar. 28, Southern Grit Advocacy’s True North Anti-Trafficking Coalition held its inaugural meeting today. They joined Tarrant county’s Stone Five task force via Zoom to see what an established anti trafficking coalition is all about. The coalition plans to meet once a month to strategize ways to prevent human…

Tarrant County 5 Stones February 2023 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones February 2023 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones February 2023 meeting! Our 5 Stones meeting this February consisted of some law enforcement updates and a presentation by Glenna Pendleton of STEAM and Ty Bowden of The Net as they discussed legislative updates as they relate to trafficking.   Here is the link to…

Southern Grit Advocacy appreciates the VR education for their Mayor and Chief of Police
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Southern Grit Advocacy appreciates the VR education for their Mayor and Chief of Police

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is hosting a series of webinars throughout January, National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Today, they were doing one called “DFPS Light the Way End Human Trafficking 2023 Lunch and Learn Series: Faith-Based Champions” and one of their speakers, Vicky Payne, from Southern Grit Advocacy, started telling a…

How people use TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story to educate others
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How people use TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story to educate others

Radical Empathy Education Foundation (REEFcares.org) licenses their virtual reality empathy training software, TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story, to trainers and groups across the world. We are so impressed to see all the ways our licensees have created educational opportunities with our learning tools!  Screenshot of Lisa’s neighborhood in the interactive experience, TRAPPED: A VR Detective…