CureZone   Log On   Join
Video Embedded Look Again: Sex Trafficking in your Own Backyard Elizabeth Melendez Fisher TEDxOakParkWomen
 
Eric B Views: 1,151
Published: 4 years ago
 
This is a reply to # 2,379,132

Look Again: Sex Trafficking in your Own Backyard Elizabeth Melendez Fisher TEDxOakParkWomen


Look Again: Sex Trafficking in your Own Backyard | Elizabeth Melendez Fisher | TEDxOakParkWomen







Elizabeth Melendez Fisher, Selah Freedom CEO and President, gives a surprising look into the world of sex trafficking and challenges communities to look again at this issue. Her passionate approach stretches our understanding of this matter from being an “over-there” problem, taking place in third-world countries and unleashes the realities of what it looks like in our own backyard. She shares eye opening realities about how girls and boys are lured into this industry and brings to light the root issues which have allowed it to thrive within our own nation.

Elizabeth Melendez Fisher, CEO/President leads Selah Freedom, a national organization, providing solutions to local victims of sex trafficking. Fisher has been described as, “Part healer, part businesswoman, all resolve—if Selah Freedom is bringing light into the darkness, as the slogan says, then Fisher is the one behind the megawatt.” Selah Freedom educates over 45,000 annually, has residential safe houses in Florida and Chicago, leads at-risk teen prevention programs, and trains and equips law enforcement agencies.

Fisher speaks nationally about the root of sex trafficking, received the prestigious Tampa Bay Business Woman of the Year Award for the Nonprofit Category in 2014 and has been featured in various media outlets. Prior to Selah Freedom, Fisher worked in the Chicago area as a therapist and in leadership development. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a bachelor of arts in communications and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
 

 
Printer-friendly version of this page Email this message to a friend
Alert Moderators
Report Spam or bad message  Alert Moderators on This GOOD Message

This Forum message belongs to a larger discussion thread. See the complete thread below. You can reply to this message!


 

Donate to CureZone


CureZone Newsletter is distributed in partnership with https://www.netatlantic.com


Contact Us - Advertise - Stats

Copyright 1999 - 2021  www.curezone.org

0.703 sec, (1)