This Haircare Brand is Fighting Human Trafficking & Restoring Hope
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This Haircare Brand is Fighting Human Trafficking & Restoring Hope

I’ve learned a lot about human trafficking over the years. Specifically this being modern day slavery, and existing right here in my own backyard in the suburbs of Chicago. Just when I think I have my head wrapped around the basics, I stumble upon more information. This topic in particular is more challenging for me…

Galentine’s Day | A Women’s Self- Love Event on February 10th
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Galentine’s Day | A Women’s Self- Love Event on February 10th

CALLING ALL THE LADIES! Join myself and co-hosts Gina Martirano and Midwest Strength + Performance for a fun and empowering afternoon. Galentine’s Day was created as a way to celebrates female friendships. However, Gina and are taking it a step further. We will lead participants in a confidence boosting and empowering afternoon- full of sweet treats, yoga, intention setting + more! A…

Slavery Still Exists | Human Trafficking Awareness Month
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Slavery Still Exists | Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Years ago when I started my journey learning about social justice I thought slavery was eradicated and long behind us. My goodness was I in for a wakeup call. While slavery isn’t the same as it was prior to the Thirteenth Amendment, it does still have a presence on this earth, today. Throughout the month of January I will be sharing information I have learned over the years, organizations fighting to see the end, and tips for how we can contribute to the eradication of human trafficking. This topic is far from easy to talk about, but I encourage you to push past the discomfort to learn about this polarizing issue.

Recognizing Human Trafficking | January, Week 2
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Recognizing Human Trafficking | January, Week 2

January is recognized as “National Human Trafficking Awareness Month”, but can you spot the signs of someone who is being trafficked? This post will share tips for recognizing this global issues as well as tips on how to report human trafficking. Human trafficking is an issue in almost every country. Men, women and children are…

Human Trafficking Prevention Month | Week 1
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Human Trafficking Prevention Month | Week 1

January is human trafficking prevention month. In order to prevent something, we have to understand what it is. According to the DOJ, “human trafficking is a crime that involves exploiting a person for labor, services, or commercial sex.” Human trafficking is one of the most pressing global issues. In the United States alone, it is…

Modern Day Slavery

Modern Day Slavery

Last night my friend Celeste and I attended Project Reclaim‘s worship night, to raise awareness for human trafficking. Project Reclaim partnered with Naomi’s House to help educate and raise awareness around this issue. I learned that 24,000 women and girls are sexually exploited in Chicago alone. That’s crazy! It’s hard for me to wrap my…