JuST​ ​2017

- ​Written by​ ​Whitney​ ​Weir - In October, we had the pleasure of traveling with several of our law enforcement partners to the Shared Hope Juvenile Sex Trafficking Conference. This was the 5th year of the conference, and each year it provides an opportunity for...

read more

Totes Filled with Hope and Freedom for Victims

I took this photograph to illustrate the hope that exists amid the dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation. These bags represent hope because they contain items that are the first gift of recovery to victims. Restored partners with law enforcement to complete...

read more

The Shack Experience

Community… a word that can foster equality, comfort, uniqueness, and joy. These potentials of community came to life this week during a trip to the movies with some of our girls we serve at Restored. Joining together in community over a powerful movie, delightful...

read more

Shared Hope & Election Week from Washington D.C.

Charles Dickens once called our nation’s capital: “the city of magnificent intentions”.  More than 170 years later, we watched as two of our more famous citizens vied for the most prestigious seat in that city.  From a different, less prestigious seat there, I watched...

read more

There’s trafficking in Indiana?

Too bad you have to go to other countries do that… There is trafficking in Indiana?... The girls go to them, right?... You mean I can just buy a girl? No way... I was introduced to modern day slavery and human trafficking probably very similarly to many others.  I had...

read more