We don’t have to look far to see examples of ineffective action or harm—from policy based on an oversimplified understanding to organizations that claim to “rescue” and “save” those they are helping. To create a thriving movement for social change, those with lived experience need to be leading at every level.
Author: Deborah Pembrook
Deborah Pembrook is Human Trafficking Outreach Manager for the Monterey County Rape Crisis Center and chairs the regional human trafficking coalition. Deborah serves on the California CSEC Action Team Advisory Board and previously was Consultant Chair for the National Survivor Network. She received the 2016 YWCA Silicon Valley Empowerment Award.