Six Steps to Advocating With Credibility: Sex Trafficking Statistics in the USA

What About The Facts? A few years ago I was reading about the globally misunderstood plight of women (learn more here) in the foundational book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Around the same time I had been reading Not For Sale; I noticed that the human trafficking statistics they listed worldwide…

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When Avilynne Turned Five (And Others Didn’t)

Avilynne Achieved the Awesome Age of Five! Yesterday my daughter, Avi,turned five years old. She had a birthday party, but because a 20% chance of precipitation is such a very high likelihood, we got rained out before the party really got rolling. We tried to sing to her in the key of E (which wasn’t…

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What is Famine? Defining Hunger Around the World

It seems there are endless famines. And they only occur in Africa. But, no, there are not endless famines. And no, they don’t only occur in Africa. (But we should probably remember that Africa is actually pretty big. Really big and mostly very, very poor.) Source: beautiful-afrique.tumblr.com via ElisaAverageAdvocate on Pinterest   Actually, the most…

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