Have you heard? Tapestri is hiring…..

Tapestri, Inc. Development Coordinator Job Description (paid)   Background: Tapestri, Inc.  is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to ending violence and oppression in refugee and immigrant communities, using culturally competent and appropriate methods. Tapestri is seeking a Development Coordinator. The Coordinator will work directly with the Executive Director and the Board of Director’s Development Committee to research and cultivate supporters, manage the organization’s donor

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Human Trafficking Forum Agenda 01.19.2017

Human Trafficking Forum Conference Center at Georgia Piedmont Technical College 495 North Indian Creek Drive; Clarkston, Georgia, 30021.   8:00-9:00 AM             Registration/Breakfast 9:00- 9:15 AM            Welcome & Opening Remarks 9:15- 10: 30 AM         Overview of Human Trafficking Trends & Relief Available Alia El-Sawi, Victim Assistance Specialist, Homeland Security Investigations Connie Yoon, Regional Coordinator – Workplace Crimes U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour

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6th Annual “Live Without Fear” Silent Auction and Awards

Dear Friends, Supporters and Colleagues, Tapestri held its 6th Annual Live Without Fear Silent Auction fundraiser on September 22, 2016. Your support has been an instrumental part in our success both in providing services to victims of human trafficking and domestic violence as well as raising additional funds to be able to meet the needs of the individuals we serve. Thanks to your support,

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World Refugee Day June 20th 2014

Today is World Refugee Day. June 20 2014. It is observed to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. Remember the refugees that are displaced throughout the world and cannot return home. Today 43 million people worldwide have been displaced. Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Tapestri Offices Closed February 11 – 14, 2014

Due to the snow and ice brought on by the winter storm in the Atlanta area, our offices will be closed from Tuesday, February 11 through Friday, February 14. For the safety of our staff and clients, we will have no staff in the office, nor will advocates be available to transport clients to appointments on these days. We hope you and your family stay safe and warm for the

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Human Trafficking: Supporting Foreign-born Victims

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 – Speaking Out by Holly Smith Holly Smith Ask me a question. Richmond, VA, January 30, 2013 – Several advocates have emailed me recently asking for advice on how service providers can best serve foreign-born victims who were trafficked within the United States. This is a great question, I thought. As a domestic-born survivor of child sex trafficking within the U.S., I recently

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Georgia’s human trafficking victims get relief from local organizations

by Gwynedd Stuart @gwynnstu ILLUSTRATION BY CHRIS MIHAL For years, Atlanta has been among 14 cities the FBI considers the most booming markets for child prostitutes. But forced servitude in the metro region is hardly limited to the sex trade. Women and children — and sometimes men as well — are made to work without pay in fields, restaurant kitchens and even upper-middle-class homes as domestic

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  TAPESTRI, INC. HOSTS COMMUNITY EDUCATION TRAINING SESSIONS TO ENHANCE REFUGEE FAMILY SKILLS November 1, 2013 · by thebroadwayreporter · in Community News, Updates. ·   Image courtesy of “Redefining Welcome,” a blog by Linda Hartke for LIRS.org. Human trafficking is a continuing problem worldwide and can cross national borders. After moving into the United States, incoming refugees face a gaping cultural barrier that is profoundly difficult to overcome.

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