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
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,
Tapestri Volunteers in Action! Special thank you to Genevieve Collado on human trafficking awareness project! Check out her new video!
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)
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
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
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
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.
Human Trafficking Prevention Month Raises Awareness of Enforcement and Victim Assistance Efforts Jan 10, 2014 04:30 PM January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and the FBI’s efforts to combat trafficking—part of the overall U.S. government effort to end this scourge in all of its forms—will continue full steam ahead into 2014. The Bureau’s human trafficking investigations focus on two kinds of
“Tapestri is dedicated to ending violence and oppression in immigrant and refugee communities, using culturally competent and appropriate methods. As advocates for immigrant and refugee families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, we are committed to using education, community organizing, direct services and advocacy to effect change in the lives of these families.” As an organization that has to keep much of