S.H.A.D.E.’s 2nd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium: Breaking Barriers


Jump start National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month by attending S.H.A.D.E.’s 2nd Annual Symposium: Breaking Barriers on Friday, January 11th at the California Endowment Building in Oakland!

The survivor-led symposium will focus on barriers affecting boys and men who experience trauma, and how we can understand and support the self-recovery process through a survivor- and trauma-informed lens. Featuring survivor speakers including keynote speaker Russell Wilson, moderated panels, and breakout presentations. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided. All are welcome to attend!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-shattering-barriers…

S.H.A.D.E., (Survivors Healing, …

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MISSSEY’s Year in Review

MISSSEY’s Year in Review

Greetings MISSSEY Community:

This is an exciting time at MISSSEY. In July, we celebrated our 10-year anniversary! Turning 10 is a meaningful accomplishment for a small grassroots non-profit that was started by four women with a vision to confront and transform the realities of commercial sex trafficking. This past year, we have accomplished a great deal in service of our mission.

On September 21st, MISSSEY was awarded a $55,000 Impact 100 grant to launch a pilot tech training program for trafficked girls in partnership with …

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The Dance – Derrick Bell Art Exhibition


Paschal-Hunter Gallery 902 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607

An art exhibit that explores the injustices of human trafficking through color, emotion, and movement. Proceeds from artwork sales will support MISSSEY and our work with commercially sexually exploited and vulnerable youth.

The exhibition includes 50+ original mixed media paintings and drawings.

Sponsors for the exhibit include the Contra Costa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., BCE Inc. (Business, Content, Events), Fruition Consulting, 11 West Partners, Ankh Marketing, Elle B Events, Sugarsweet Cookie + Cake Studio & The …

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