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
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Jun 25, 2015

Matthew Aspegren (CEO of 10ThousandWindows)
 - Matt is the co-founder and CEO of 10ThousandWindows, a non-profit focused on opening 10,000 windows of life-changing opportunity to survivors of violence and exploitation - currently focused on the Philippines. After living in the country for five years, he completely nationalized the first 10ThousandWindows office in May of 2014 and moved back to New York City to continue expanding the work.

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

1. Why 10ThousandWindows chooses not to offer micro loans.  

2. Why employment needs to be safe, sustainable, and gainful.

3. How the organization helps meet the needs of local businesses by providing employment training to survivors of trafficking.

Jun 19, 2015

Nita Belles (Founder of In Our Backyard)
 - Nita is a sought-after speaker and trainer as well as the author of "In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do to Stop It". She directs a team that works with law enforcement, non-profits, and social services to fight human trafficking throughout the year, but has particular experience surrounding the Super Bowl. Her work has been featured on CNN, Fox Files, USA Today, and many other publications.

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

1. Why sex trafficking increases during major sporting events.  

2. What anti-trafficking efforts are being taken in preparation for the 2016 Super Bowl at Levi's Stadium.

3. How you can get involved in the fight.

Jun 10, 2015

Kendis Paris (Executive Director of Truckers Against Trafficking)
 - Kendis is the Executive Director of Truckers Against Trafficking, a national nonprofit that educates and mobilizes the trucking industry to fight against human trafficking. Since TAT launched, the national human trafficking hotline has reported an increase of hundreds of calls coming in from truckers across the United States.

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

1. The connection between the trucking of goods and the trafficking of humans. 

2. How Truckers Against Trafficking educates the trucking industry. 

3. How a tractor trailer has been turned into an anti-trafficking education tool. 

Jun 5, 2015

Marnie Webb (CEO of Caravan Studios)
 - Marnie is CEO of Caravan Studios, which utilizes technology intervention to allow communities to respond to the issues they care about most. Marnie has been named one of the Top 10 Silicon Valley Influencers by San Jose Mercury News. Recently, Caravan Studios launched SafeNight, an app that alerts and allows individual donors to fund hotel rooms when domestic violence shelters are full.

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

1. What SafeNight is and how it works.

2. How a case manager is key to the entire process. 

3. How your organization could benefit from SafeNight.