Tuesday, September 9, 2008
So What Is Going On At Transitions?
My blog has been on 'silent' mode for a number of months. This is not because we are not working or that I am slacking off, rather; we are under a massive makeover that is taking some time to unveil. We have successfully changed our name from Transitions Cambodia to Transitions Global, so that should be a dead giveaway that we are doing something beyond just working in Southeast Asia.
We are. We have actually committed to the process of establishing a long-term, high-security shelter for underage, domestic victims of sex trafficking. This process, unlike working overseas, has a whole litany of red tape and due process to go through. Usually, I would be one to be frustrated by this process, yet I am encouraged.
In Portland and beyond, we are seeing an entire movement of politicians, local and federal law enforcement, youth agencies, and judges rally around this issue with strong support for seeing this program and services be available. As well, we have made some new partnerships with organizations that will increase our exposure, capacity, and effectiveness in 'building new lives for survivors of sex trafficking.' Stay tuned...more to come in the next few weeks.
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