Posts filed under: Human Trafficking

Emancipation Nation Podcast: The Trauma Learning Journey

Dr. Heather Evans sits down with Dr. Celia Williamson on the podcast Emancipation Nation to discuss how to best help survivors of trafficking heal. So often people say they are “walking alongside survivors” but are not certain how to help.... Read More

Surviving Out Loud

Dr. Heather Evans joined Dr. Veirdre Jackson on the Living Strong radio show. They “explored the idea of surviving out loud and what it looks like to live beyond a hardship loudly enough to be heard. Dr. Heather Evans shared... Read More

Listening to Trafficking Survivors

The Bellweather Digest, a global magazine, recently featured Dr. Heather Evans in its Women in Leadership column. Heather shares lessons she’s learned along the journey of listening to trafficking survivors. This excerpt comes from her new book Understanding Complex Trauma and... Read More

Sex Trafficking: A Christian’s Vital Call to Respond

In this video Dr. Heather Evans speaks at Cairn University’s chapel. She shares what human trafficking is, what it looks like locally and how Christians are to respond.... Read More

Voices of Sex Trafficking Survivors with OT Uncorked

Dr. Heather Evans and Miranda from the OT Uncorked podcast talk about Heather’s work with VAST, the Voices of Sex Trafficking Survivors project, and how the work of trauma found Heather. They discuss what trauma is, how to approach healing... Read More

Justice

  Today I attended the sentencing hearing for a local human trafficker.  Over the last 2 years since his arrest, VAST (Valley Against Sex Trafficking) Coalition, has sought to work alongside law enforcement and prosecutors by providing stabilizing support for... Read More

Human Trafficking Awareness Day: What we don’t want to know & What we need to know

January 11 is designated National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.  It is a day devoted to becoming more aware or making others aware that Human Trafficking is prevalent not only around our world, but in our own towns. It exists within... Read More

Listening to Trafficking Survivors

I am thankful to Sojourners’ Online Magazine for publishing something I have written:  Listening to Trafficking Survivors This piece includes some reflections of my work with human sex trafficking  survivors in the Lehigh Valley, PA region.  It’s not only a... Read More