IN PLAIN SIGHT Podcast to End Human Trafficking

The IN PLAIN SIGHT podcast empowers current and future leaders with inspiring stories of fellow abolitionists and actionable insights to implement in their own organizations. Hosted by David Trotter, episodes feature engaging interviews with noted leaders in the anti-trafficking movement - men and women committed to ending all forms of human trafficking in our world - sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and organ trafficking. Get more information at
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
IN PLAIN SIGHT Podcast to End Human Trafficking


All Episodes
Now displaying: March, 2015
Mar 30, 2015

Susan Patterson (Through God's Grace Ministry)
 - Susan Patterson is the Director of Through God's Grace Ministry and the author of "How You Can Fight Human Trafficking: Over 50 Ways to Join the Fight". She speaks to thousands of people each year, raising awareness among faith communities (particularly Catholic parishes) as to how they can fight human trafficking. 

As you listen, you'll have the opportunity to learn: 

1. Simple steps to start an anti-trafficking ministry in your church.

2. Practical ways to help your church take action.

3. Common challenges that churches face as they start an anti-trafficking ministry.

Mar 27, 2015

Kelsey Galaway (Safe Families for Children)
 - Kelsey Galaway is the Executive Director of Kwagala Project, an international organization that rescues and provides aftercare to survivors of human trafficking.  From 2010-2013 she lived and worked in Uganda directing and developing 2 residential aftercare homes.  Domestically, Kelsey is working with Safe Families for Children to expand the current scope of the organization's programs to include at-risk youth and survivors of human trafficking.  

As you listen, you'll have the opportunity to learn: 

1. Why foster care can be a challenging experience for children.

2. How Safe Families is preventing children from entering foster care.

3. How your church or family can become a safe family. 

Mar 24, 2015

Kimberly Yim (Founder - San Clemente Abolionists)
- Kimberly is the author of "Refuse To Do Nothing: Finding Your Power to Abolish Modern Day Slavery" and founder of the San Clemente Abolitionists in San Clemente, California. Through local events, film screenings, and fundraisers, they work to educate and engage their local community to fight the injustice of human trafficking. Their focus is on tangible actions that everyday ordinary citizens can do right in their everyday life.

As you listen, you'll have the opportunity to learn: 

1. How Kim started the San Clemente Abolitionists.

2. 3-4 things you need to start a group of your own.

3. What she wishes she would have know before starting.

Mar 10, 2015

Nick & Cari Elcock (Co-founders - Sovereign Sandals
- Nick and Cari created and launched a line of handmade sandals for men and women with 25% of their monthly profits being donated to Courage Worldwide, which operates two homes for survivors of child sex trafficking.

As you listen, you'll have the opportunity to learn: 

1. How sandals and anti-trafficking became their passions. 

2. 3-4 things every potential social entrepreneur needs to be prepared for. 

3. What they wish they would have known before starting.

Mar 5, 2015

Jenny Williamson (Founder and CEO - Courage Worldwide) 
- Jenny Williamson is the founder and CEO of Courage Worldwide, an international, non-profit building homes for children rescued out of sex trafficking. Beyond recognition for her work by the FBI, she was recently honored by Loreal Paris as a "2014 Woman of Worth" - one of only 10 women recognized each year.

As you listen, you'll have the opportunity to learn: 

1. How Jenny started Courage Worldwide. 

2. What it takes to run a restorative home. 

3. The process of welcoming a new girl. 

4. Jenny's insights into starting a new home.

Mar 3, 2015

Grace Theisen & Lauren Lancaster (Co-founders - Songs Against Slavery) 
- After becoming aware of modern slavery during their freshman year in college, they wanted to do something to raise awareness of the issue and support anti-trafficking organizations. Since 2011, they have organized 12 benefit concerts and raised over $30,000 for nonprofits in the United States.

As you listen, you'll have the opportunity to learn: 

1. How Grace and Lauren got started. 

2. What they've learned by putting on concerts in various venues. 

3. The basic steps to hosting your own concert. 

4. The importance of flexibility and grace.