Our last showcase was on Friday, October 19th at the Manhattan Family Justice Center. The next day, we were featured at the Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Human Trafficking Awareness in Totowa, New Jersey. Thanks to your purchases, we are pleased to announce that our participants made $367 in sales! 100% of the net profit from these sales will go to the survivors who made your product.
In addition, htE received $133 in donations which will help support our next workshop cyc
A few weeks before the event, I wasn't even sure I would attend the htE showcase for personal reasons. In the days before the event, I knew I had to be there. Friends would be attending and I really wanted to see them all; volunteers, participants with their kids, and of course Tanya and Andrew. All of the reasons I ended up going are unknown to me, but there is one reason that I'm sure of; a higher power brought me there. I was blessed to see some amazing friends that I know
Celebrating the works of our talented participants, and dedication of our volunteers on November 30th, 2016 On Wednesday, November 30th we held our second Gallery Showcase & Reception to celebrate the work that the survivors have put in over the course of the last few months.
A celebration to honor the beautiful and strong women and children who have participated in our weekly workshops since August 14th at Food First Inc., we are honored and proud to display their hard wor
Celebrating the works of our participants on April 23, 2016 On Saturday, April 23, in collaboration with the Mentari Human Trafficking Survivor Empowerment Program, we held our First Annual Spring Gala and Quarterly Showcase to celebrate the work that the survivors have put in over the course of the last few months. This gala was a celebration, to honor the beautiful and strong women who survived in spite of their circumstances, who overcame their hardships, who have found ca
Before our launch in April of 2014, we made multiple pitches to various funding sources. In each of those pitches we told our audience that we have as our motto the belief that, "We Can All Make A Change." But at the time, with only our blind courage and innocent passion as our driving force, we were both excited and nervous about the anticipated yet unpredictable challenges to come. In a sense, we were hoping that our motto would be a self-actualizing premonition, an unconsc