Voices of Freedom

Voices of Freedom

What is sex trafficking? Does it really happen here? What’s being done about it? How can an individual like myself help the cause? Introducing Voices of Freedom, a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Freedom team members Devin and Mandie. We’re here to cover it all, from human trafficking research and laws to personal stories from the community. We will host a variety of guests including sex trafficking survivors, Freedom a la Cart team members, partner organizations, law enforcement officials, mental health & substance use professionals, and other human trafficking experts. Join us as we take the conversation deeper, elevate survivors and their stories, educate the community, and advocate for an important cause. We can’t wait for you to join the conversation! #yourvoicematters

Episodes

November 22, 2021 40 min

This week we had Hannah join us to chat about her work within the Anti-Human Trafficking Movement and mental health.

Hannah shares with us about the impact CATCH had on her life, her new ventures with Porchlight & Sanctuary Night, and tips for bettering your mental health!

We know this episode is going to leave you motivated for change! We want to thank you for listening and remind you to use your voice, because your voice matte...

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We are so excited for you guys to listen to this week's episode! We had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Dana, the Director of the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force! 

Dana gives a good insight into what she does to help the human trafficking issue here in Central, Ohio.  

She tells us about her diverse team, what a 'John' is, and more! 

We hope you enjoy this episode and want to urge you to use your voice,...

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October 24, 2021 63 min

We are SO excited for you to listen to this week's episode with our fabulous guest, Rose! 

Rose has worked in our workforce development program for just over 18 months and has truly blown us away by her resilience and dedication to her own future. 

While at Freedom, Rose has graduated from CATCH Court and Amethyst, got her driver’s license through Freedom’s Driver’s License Reinstatement program, and continued to work toward acqu...

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Our friend Mandi Pierson joined us for this week's episode. We chatted about mental health, seeking help, what a relationship with your counselor may look like, things to do for a better mental health and more.

Mandi is a trauma informed co-director and clinician at Porchlight here in Columbus.

To reach out to Porchlight about counseling services or trauma informed workshops head to their page here

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September 26, 2021 48 min

On this week’s episode of Voices of Freedom, we had the opportunity of sitting down and chatting with Gwen, the CATCH Court Program Leader. We talked about everything from Social Justice, mental health days, human trafficking and more. The truth she speaks will leave you with goosebumps! 

Thank you for joining the conversation! 

#yourvoicematters

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In this week's episode we sat down with Vanessa, a survivor of sex trafficking who shares her timeline of how she became a person who was sex trafficked. 

Vanessa's story is packed full of trauma but she also manages to see the funny moments in between the dark times, we hope you share a few laughs with us as well. 

Thank you for joining the conversation and we hope you share your voice, because your voice matters. 

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Okay guys -- bear with us as we learn to become professional podcasters! 

In today's episode you will meet Devin & Mandie, Freedom a la Cart team members. We will share who Freedom a la Cart is, what to expect from the Voices of Freedom podcast, and more! 

Next week's episode we will be interviewing one of the first survivor's in Freedom's workforce development program. 

We are so happy to have you join us!

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