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News & Events
“Very Young Girls” Film Screening: 1/29
The Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association and the School of Public Health – Center for Public Health & Human Rights are co-sponsoring the showing of the documentary film “Very Young Girls” on Thursday, January 29th, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Denene Yates, the Executive Director of Safe House of Hope, will introduce the topic of domestic sex trafficking and share the efforts that Sho Hope is undertaking to combat human trafficking in Maryland. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. CLICK HERE TO RSVP
The movie will be shown on the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus in Mountcastle Auditorium, located on the first floor of the Pre-Clinical Teaching Building (PCTB). CLICK HERE for map and parking directions.
Three opportunities to learn what human trafficking looks like, where it is happening, and what you can do about it.
CLICK HERE to view flier with additional details.
All current volunteers and those interested in volunteering are welcome to join us on Friday, January 30th, from 7pm to 10pm at the Curtis Bay drop-in center for food, fun and games.
“Learn and discuss how communities and individuals not only REACT to the atrocity of human trafficking but also how to RESPOND. Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force, Baltimore County Commission for Women, Governor’s Office for Crime Control and Prevention, and the Baltimore County Human Relations Commission are challenging members of every Maryland community to help restore FREEDOM to victims of human trafficking and END THIS atrocity in our state!” (text from http://www.mdhumantrafficking.org).
Safe House of Hope will be speaking at this event and will also have table with more information about our services and volunteer opportunities.
Saturday, January 31, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm at Towson University
FREE REGISTRATION – CLICK HERE
This 3-day, 12 hour training course will provide an in-depth look at domestic human trafficking in the U.S., Maryland, and Baltimore City. You will also learn how to safely and effectively conduct outreach to victims working on the streets of Baltimore City. This training is required for all volunteers who wish to participate in street outreach, and is highly recommended for all other volunteers who intend to work directly with clients. All 3 days and shadowing required to participate in street outreach.
Thursday, February 5, 6pm – 10pm (dinner provided)
Friday, February 6, 6pm – 10pm (dinner provided)
Saturday, February 7, 10am – 2pm (lunch provided)
Learn how to work with and advocate for our clients, and how to answer our 24/7 talk-line.
Drop-in Worker Training
Wednesday, Feb 11, 3pm – 5pm – REGISTER HERE
Client Advocate Training
Wednesday, Feb 11, 7pm – 9pm – REGISTER HERE
24/7 Talk-Line Training
Tuesday, Feb 24, 7pm – 9pm – REGISTER HERE
Safe House of Hope will now be holding six board meetings per year, every other month. Meetings will occur on the first Monday of each scheduled month: February, April, June, August, October, and December. For monthly updates, please subscribe to our monthly newsletter.
Volunteers Urgently Needed
During the holidays, we receive many clothing and toiletry donations that need sorting and organizing. This is a great activity for church or volunteer organizations that desire to help our efforts and learn more about human trafficking. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a volunteer date.
Safe House of Hope is seeking individuals to join the board of directors. In particular, we are in need of a CPA and a lawyer; we would also like to find someone with experience in housing. Each board member is required to provide updates and/or reports to the entire board at each board meeting. Each member of the board must also head a committee. If you have a heart for our clients and possess these or other skills that you believe would be beneficial to accomplishing our mission, please download this Board Member Application. Submit your completed application via postal mail or e-mail (details in application) and plan to attend the next open board meeting (held the first Monday, every other month – see calendar).
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