RJEC Project Red Cord Chronicles

RJEC Project Red Cord Chronicles

Project Red Cord Chronicles is a Podcast dedicated to raise awareness of human trafficking, while sharing the journey of our trauma informed programs and services. We are using it to bring hope, empowerment, and restoration to those whose lives have been ravaged by this crime. This podcast will shine a light on how innovative programs and unique outreach efforts are being used to empower everyday people to create a safe community. Overcoming hopeless situations IS possible. Listeners: Be ready to learn, shed a tear, laugh, be challenged & motivated by to take action, all while you increase your belief in the amazing power of hope.


May 5, 2023 28 mins

Join us for an inspiring episode as we explore the Cleveland Institute of Art Creativity Works program and meet Amber Kempthorn- Professor/Advisor and Jules Ahern, a student who has created a series of paintings to support the mission of RJEC. Learn how Jules organized this project with the help of the Fenn Educational Fund and the G.R. Lincoln Family Foundation and hear about the upcoming unveiling of these art pieces at RJEC on M...

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Joining us for this month's podcast is Maxwell Matewere, a Malawian crime prevention expert with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Listen as Maxwell shares his two decades of experience in the anti-human trafficking field. We'll discuss Malawi's commitment to join RJEC's Global Initiative in the fight against Human Trafficking. Don't miss this groundbreaking episode!

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In this podcast episode you will meet Jalisa Gross, LPN, the newest addition to RJEC's team. She was hired as a contracted nurse through a generous two-year grant from Three Arches Foundation and will be providing free screenings and assessments to victims of human trafficking and sexual assault. Jalisa will also be sharing information about the new mobile clinic services for street outreach, and how the RJEC Clinic will help ...

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February 1, 2023 23 mins

In this month's  podcast interview, you will meet Carolyn Kinkoph, a parent and phenomenal woman who will share her journey as a parent of a human trafficking victim -- the struggles, challenges and the eventual loss of her daughter.  You will learn the amazing things she is doing in the fight against human trafficking and keeping her daughter's memory alive. Don't miss this powerful podcast!

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December 2, 2022 24 mins

Take a journey into the joy of plants...Just like you, every plant has a story.

The RJEC Plant Club is a plant-dominated environment purposefully designed to facilitate interaction with the healing elements of nature and to enjoy the beauty and joy of nurturing plantlife. In this episode, you will hear from Traci - Plant Club facilitator;  Lori - Owner of Recreational Pots and Plants and Theresa - RJEC client and Plant Clu...

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The Global Initiative was developed to share innovative ideas on how RJEC's treatment and outreach models can be used to fight the crime of human trafficking globally through teamwork, technology connections- webinars, conferences, virtual classrooms. Additionally, this initiative helps to  provide professional development opportunities for organizations, medical schools, etc to join forces and work to combat human trafficking...

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In this episode, listeners will hear stories from several long time RJEC supporters, staff, survivors, board members and Renee Jones herself to learn all about the wonderful history, journey and progress of Renee Jones Empowerment Center over the last 20 years! 

Special guests include:

Renee Jones: RJEC Founder, President & CEO

Traci Grasso: RJEC Program Coordinator  - 1st employee hir...
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This special podcast was recorded on location at the 7th Annual Collinwood Resource & Empowerment Fair on August 13, 2022 in partnership with our host, Peoples Church of God In Christ.  Learn about how RJEC’s partnership with this church has made an amazing impact in this community for over seven years, while also becoming  a location for our monthly Project Red Cord Night Out street outreach for the past two years. You will he...

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Tune in to hear from the 2022 Breaking The Chains of Human Trafficking Gala Award Recipients and learn the unique ways each award recipient is contributing to the Fight Against Human Trafficking.
Business Impact Award: Beverage Distributors Inc-Rita Gaertner- Director of Marketing

Social Justice Impact Award: Stasek Group - EXP Realty- Albie Stasek

Distinguished Professional Contribution Awards: Mike G...

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Learn about the unique two year Project Red Cord Model at Springhill Apartments in Akron, Ohio. Meet Demetria, one of the  members of The Project Red Cord Committee at Springhill Apartments in Akron, Ohio.  She  and Renee will discuss the unique model of monthly outreach efforts and support services that have been created to promote community building, leadership training, and  human trafficking prevention & awareness. The Proj...

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June 10, 2022 27 mins

Project Red Cord Chronicles Episode 03: Becoming Triumphant Despite All Odds

Meet Alexis, a Survivor who shares her journey of becoming triumphant in rebuilding her life despite all odds. You don't want to miss this podcast episode!

Leckiebutterfly Yoga LLC

The Mat Project - Alysia McKean, Founder/Director

Project Red Cord Nights out Street Outreach Info

RJEC Breaking the Chains of Human Tra...

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This podcast  features a first-time interview with  survivor, Valeria. We will discuss the art healing playbook that was developed to help her along her healing journey where she is preparing to have her own Art Show.  Through each painting and with every brushstroke, she will share her journey towards healing and moving forward in her life..  You don't want to miss this podcast episode!

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Project Red Cord Chronicles is a Podcast dedicated to raise awareness of human trafficking while sharing the journey of trauma informed programs and services being used to bring hope, empowerment, and restoration to those whose lives have been ravaged by this crime. This podcast shines a light on how innovative programs and unique outreach efforts are being used to empower everyday people to create a safe community and protect thei...

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