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160: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: An Interview with Panagiotis Papadimitriou

January 1, 2018

Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk to Panagiotis Papadimitriou to discuss the important work he is doing at UNODC. They discuss the legal database and research he is conducting. They also talk about the difference between human trafficking and migrant smuggling and why it is so critical to understand…

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159: What is a medical home?

December 17, 2017

Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk to Dr. Ron Chambers about the importance of teaching physicians proper patient care systems for trafficking victims in order to build better medical homes. Key Points Few medical students receive human trafficking training. We need to meet the need of the patient population…

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158: Health and Human Services: TAG – Think Act Grow

December 3, 2017

Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk about TAG, which stands for “Think, Act, Grow.” TAG is a “multi-sector approach that challenges organizations and professionals to improve adolescent health through a strengths-based, positive youth development approach that emphasizes youth engagement.” Key Points The TAG initiative acknowledges the limitations of the…

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157: Using your Expertise as a Volunteer – An Interview with Attorney Jessica Springer

November 19, 2017

Jessica Springer joins Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak to talk about dual-jurisdiction children (part of the criminal justice system and the dependency system like foster homes) and how judges aren’t able to make good decisions if they don’t know the child’s full background. They also talk about current and…

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156: Reporting on Human Trafficking: Fresh Perspectives

November 5, 2017

Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk about how broadcasters and journalists can tell the story of human trafficking with new perspectives. They talk about shifting the focus to tell the story of demand instead of just focusing on the rescues, and also discuss why it’s important to look at…

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155: Innovation: An interview with Kenny Henry

October 22, 2017

Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk to Kenny Henry about the human trafficking programs he is involved in and all that he’s learned, including the challenging of finding housing for survivors and the impact substance abuse has on victims. Key Points Think about if there are already organizations in…

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154: The Challenge of Substance Abuse

October 8, 2017

Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss substance abuse. They talk about the physiological causes of drug abuse, and what situations are most likely to lead to addictions. They wrap up by discussing how the solution is not in tougher laws against drugs but by local people creating drug-safe communities.…

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153: Homeless Youth: Risk and Resilience

September 24, 2017

Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss the connection between homelessness and both sex trafficking and labor trafficking. They talk about the problems that arise when youths age out of the welfare system and how non-profits need to expand their view of success to include prevention, not just rescues. Key…

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152: Deidre Pujols – Strike Out Slavery

September 9, 2017

Deidre Pujols joins Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak to talk about her upcoming event, Strike Out Slavery, and how she’s partnering with the Angels and MLB to educate baseball fans about human trafficking. Key Points Strike Out Slavery is working with the Angels to create events that promote awareness…

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151: From the Investigator’s Seat: An interview with Juan Reveles

August 27, 2017

Anaheim Police Sergeant Juan Reveles joins Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak to talk about the status of human trafficking in Orange County. The discuss the fact that traffickers are being drawn to your area because there is demand. Part of solving the problem is finding ways to reduce demand,…

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