In Part I, on Wednesday, October 5th, human trafficking awareness videos will be constantly streaming on the main campus of the university library lawn and SAM members will be distributing awareness materials and answering questions 11am-2:30pm. This event will kickoff BFA fund raising campaign, the 11-11-11 iChallenge to Fight Human Trafficking.
Part II is a movie night on campus featuring "Very Young Girls", Wednesday October 26th 7pm. (Free popcorn!)
Part III is a banquet featuring BFA founder, Julie Shematz, Compassion to One's, Phillip Martin, and other local service agency representatives, on Friday, November 18th in the Student Union, Room 214 at 6pm. (Free food!)
What is the 11/11/11 iChallenge?
For any person who donates at least $11 their name will be entered into drawing for $111. And for the person who donates at least $11 and collects $11 from 11 of their friends ($121) their name will be entered into a larger prize drawing. The winners of the prize drawings will be announced at the banquet on November 18th. To give securely online, CLICK HERE and take the 11/11/11 iChallenge! For more information, CLICK HERE
STAFF SEARCH: The BFA Personnel Search Committee, in collaboration with one of our partners, is accepting applications for a Clinical Program Director, Business Administrator, Director of Resources, Residential Program Director, and Case Worker positions. Please feel free to encourage individuals with the experience and qualifications to apply. The review of applications will begin October 10th and continue until the positions are filled. Computer/Internet competency and knowledge of human trafficking is required. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
OUTREACH GIFT & CARE PACKAGE ASSEMBLY 1st & 2nd FRIDAYS: Every month, BFA distributes between 50-100 outREACH gift and care packages to victims and survivors of human trafficking locally and nationally. On the 1st and 2nd Fridays of the month from 9am-noon we meet to inventory beauty supplies and assemble these gifts of love, hope, and truth. We meet in Room 500-5 of Barry University. Our next meetings are this Friday, October 7th, & next Friday, the 14th. Make plans to join us today! Learning and community service hours available.
NATIONAL STRIP CLUB OUTREACH TRAINING: Since 2004, Beauty From Ashes™ has been providing conferences and hands on training for strip club outREACHes and back by popular demand, we're doing it again in 2012! We have two dates for you to choose from: January 11-14 and July 26-28. Find out how human trafficking is connected to the sex industry, learn unique outREACH strategies and how to implement them, how to best serve clients, mental health challenges you'll face, the ABC's to building and training your team, how to care for your aftercare workers, community engagement, and MORE! Limited number of seats. For more information and to register, CLICK HERE Revised curriculum provided by the Dept. of Health & Human Services Capacity Building Grant.
OCTOBER PRAYER ALERT: Prayer is the foundation of this ministry and we covet yours! Here's how to pray in detail for BFA for the month of October, CLICK HERE.
FRIDAY PRAYER: Join BFA from 8-9am EST each week, locally and globally, for prayer to abolish slavery and for the organizations reaching, rescuing, restoring and advocating for the victims. For more information and prayer guide, CLICK HERE.