Launching At A Later Date
(Please be patient for this a work in progress. Venues and speakers are added daily)
We will stop in at churches, businesses, and organizations, throughout the tour, to present the program for donations. The venues will continually change and more speaking engagements will be added, throughout this process. Please spread the word! If you would like for us to come through your area, please call Connie Lee, at 318.539.2571 office; or 318.540.4464 cell
The highly anticipated Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project is a 14 month wspring/summer tour, and our previous 4 month winter tour, which began in Shreveport, LA. August 01, 2012.
The 115 city Spring/Summer tour for the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project will begin in West Chester, OH. We will be in each city 3-4 days conducting research, filming a documentary, and hosting a free prevention and education conference on child sexual assault and human trafficking prevention, with some of the best and latest therapies for survivors; as well as technology that unites organizations, advocates, and supporters,
We need sponsors for these events, monetary donations, video cameras, wireless mics, P.A. system, tripods, dependable vehicle, fuel gift cards, hotel stays donated, restaurant gift cards, media support and promotions, promotional items, volunteers to help set up and clean up at conferences, volunteers to sit at booths, and technological assistance.
Survivors who want to share their story for the documentary please call 318.540.4464 or email us at email@example.com
1)West Chester, Ohio, February 23, 2013, Indiana Wesleyan University, 928 Schulze Drive, West Chester, OH 45069 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Caroline Moore/The Salvation Army
Caroline Moore, LSW
Anti-Human Trafficking Case Manager
The Salvation Army
966 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43205
Caroline Moore is the Anti-Human Trafficking Case Manager for The Salvation Army in Central Ohio. She is responsible for providing emergency response services and case management to victims of human trafficking, including conducting intake, developing a safety plan, addressing basic needs, linking to medical care and counseling, developing and implementing a service plan. Additionally, she engages in street outreach and provides staff support at a drop in center for women who have been sexually exploited.
Prior to case management, Ms. Moore held an internship at The Salvation Army where she worked with the Anti-Trafficking Department. Most recently, she toured the east coast with the documentary Nefarious: Merchant of Souls to raise awareness about human trafficking.
Gary Heath is the Program Director for the Ohio Family Violence Prevention Center in the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Office of Criminal Justice Services. The Center serves as an information clearinghouse for public and private organizations as they provide assistance to victims. The Center also offers a variety of services such as providing victim advocacy/assistance, organizing workshops, giving presentations and conducting research on family violence and its impact on communities. Mr. Heath has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from Miami University and a Paralegal Certificate from Capital University Law School. Prior to coming to the Center he was the Domestic Violence Program Coordinator for Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO). Mr. Heath has also worked as a non-profit administrator and as a paralegal in the public and private sectors.
Connie Lee has a B.S., majoring in Psychology, SAU, Magnolia Univ.,2006; A Diploma from Draughon Business College in computer operations and data entry, 1984, Shreveport, LA.; and a grant writing certification from SAU, Magnolia, AR., 2004; completed the Good Touch/Bad Touch Training through ChildHelp USA in 2009; and is a mandated reporter of child abuse and child sexual assault. Ms. Lee was raised and married into an abusive home environment, and has experienced the detriment of a multi-generational epidemic. She founded and is president of the FACSA Foundation (Family and Friends Fighting Against Child Sexual Assault) in May 2009, which is a 501 3 (c) nonprofit, with an all volunteer staff. Funds go to obtaining attorney's and counselors for the families they serve in Louisiana, and across the nation; as well as their programs,promotions of their programs, and education and prevention for communities and their families.
2) Oklahoma City, OK, Moore Public Library, 225 S. Howard Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK. (10-1p.m.)
Director of Professional Development
Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Jennifer McLaughlin is the Director of Professional Development for the Oklahoma Coalition against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. She is a Certified Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Professional, and is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Criminal Justice. Jennifer holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Currently Jennifer is under supervision for clinical licensure.
Jennifer’s professional experience includes over thirteen years of service in the sexual assault and domestic violence field; she has worked part time as a Batterer Treatment Group Facilitator and has spent time as adjunct faculty at Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City.
Jennifer is recognized as a national presenter working with teens, adults and law enforcement and has presented extensively on: Police Response to Crimes of Sexual Assault, Understanding Rape Trauma Syndrome, Sexual Trauma in the Therapeutic Setting, Vicarious Trauma: Implications for the Health and Well-being of Helping Professionals, and the Intersection of Media & Violence Against Women.
Connie Lee- FACSA Foundation Founder/President
Connie Lee has a B.S., majoring in Psychology, SAU, Magnolia Univ.,2006; A Diploma from Draughon Business College in computer operations and data entry, 1984, Shreveport, LA.; and a grant writing certification from SAU, Magnolia, AR., 2004; completed the Good Touch/Bad Touch Training through ChildHelp USA in 2009; and is a m