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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. 2020 has been challenging and has disproportionately impacted vulnerable communities, especially survivors of trafficking. However, if you want to know what Empower Her Network stands for, hum the above song in your head and read below....
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Akron Community Foundation announces record $8.5 million in quarterly grants
Competitive grants support health and human services needs in Summit County
AKRON, Ohio (Dec. 4, 2020) —Today, Akron Community Foundation’s board of directors approved a record amount of quarterly grants totaling $8,579,481, including $594,500 in competitive health and human services grants chosen by the foundation’s Community...
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Empower Her Network Receives $16,000 Grant from IR+M Charitable Fund to Support Human Trafficking Survivors
October 1, 2020 — Empower Her Network is proud to partner with IR+M to support human trafficking survivors on their path to financial freedom. This grant will provide sustainable empowerment to survivors...
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Empower Her Network Receives $100,000 Grant to Support Human Trafficking Survivors in Empowerment Plans
July 1, 2020 — Empower Her Network is grateful to announce a $100,000 grant from the Foster Family Foundation for supporting empowerment plans for human trafficking survivors. This funding will break...
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Empowering Human Trafficking Survivors Across the United States
June 29, 2020 — On Wednesday, June 24, Empower Her Network (EHN) hosted its inaugural speaker series via Zoom to inspire and strengthen connections between EHN members and their allies. Carissa Phelps, CEO of Runaway Girl, Inc., EHN Board...
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The network is heartbroken to share a piercing loss to both the anti-trafficking community and the underserved immigrant population. Priscilla Angenor, attorney and integral board member of Empower Her Network, left this world more capable than she found it. As we grieve in our shocked...
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As schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country close to flatten the curve of COVID-19 cases, survivors on a path to fiscal independence struggle. The women in our program do not have resources to stockpile groceries, pay for childcare, or make ends meet when...
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EMPOWER HER NETWORK RECEIVES $450,000 GRANT TO ADVANCE SYSTEMS-BASED SOLUTIONS TO COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION
New Funding will Provide Graduated Services for Survivors Nationally, Breaking Down Sexual Exploitation and Poverty Cycles in Marginalized Communities
January 28, 2020 —Empower Her Network today announced a $450,000 grant over a three-year...
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When collaborating with a survivor of human trafficking, there are times an exchange punches me, taking my breath for a moment. This week I checked in on Harriet after an involved surgery that landed her 4 weeks of bedrest and asked if she knew what...
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Imagine you are a young girl living in poverty. Someone comes in and promises hope for your future, a better life for you and your family. You take that opportunity, only to learn that you were tricked. You find yourself being a commodity of a...