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Help Stop Human Trafficking in 2018

With the Super Bowl in Minneapolis this year, many people are planning parties and finding time to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime experience. However, there’s a common refrain, repeated every year in every city that hosts the Super Bowl: “This event comes with the highest rate of human trafficking.” Neither the statistics nor anecdotal evidence confirms this…
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Shelter Family Advocate

Farhio House is seeking applicants for a full time Family Advocate in the Shelter Program. Please send resumes to Nadifa Osman: nadifaosman@veaw.org Job Title: Family Advocate Immediate Supervisor: Lead Advocate Required experience: • Bachelor's Degree in human services field or three years experience in a human services field. • Demonstrated skills in writing, speaking, interpersonal communication,…
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Shelter Advocate

Farhio House is seeking applicants for an on call/ as needed Shelter Advocate in the Shelter Program. Please send resumes to Nadifa Osman at: nadifaosman@veaw.org JOB TITLE: Shelter AdvocateIMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Lead Advocate Required experience : • Associates Degree in human services field or two years experience in a human services field. • Demonstrated skills in…
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Why East African Women Need Their Own Resources

In a world more diverse and integrated than ever before, it’s not uncommon to hear criticisms of spaces and resources dedicated to particular group identities. “This seems so exclusive; aren’t we trying to be more inclusive as a society?” “We already have resources for East Africans in general; why can’t we just use those?” “Can’t…
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