Recent Posts by Ben Theis

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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