I live in the North East of the U.S. which basically means that I trust no one. The North East is wonderful, I moved from the West Coast eleven years ago to call this home. I truly love it, but there are two bad habits I've picked up from living here,
1. I tend to not be the most giving driver in the world and
2. I have a really difficult time trusting people.
The first issue is up and down (just ask my husband), the second issue comes up at moments like these when I sit down to write you. See, I'm super excited about this new program Love146 is launching today and I'm super excited about the new video that goes along with it, I also think about you (our partners, supporters, co-abolitionists, encouragers, field workers, Task Force members etc. etc.) almost everyday. I think about the children I know and that you will never know; I think about how you've literally changed their lives through your partnership. There are children that are not being raped today because of you. There are children that now know what Love really looks like. There are children that will never know what rape or trafficking feels like, all because of you. But (and this is where my problem makes a grand entrance) when I sit down to write to you, I feel that my words will not be trusted (because who trusts organizations anymore right?). Because of my own mistrust, I am tempted to just write a nice intro. to our new video instead of actually writing about what I see and know to be true. But I can't, it's not a gimmick or marketing trick, I believe that slavery will end when we start partnering, networking and working together and I am so grateful for those of you who do this already (with us or another organization).
Today, we're launching a new program, simply called "Partners" I think this video probably does a better job of explaining it than my ramblings.
If you would like to know more about Partners, you can visit our webpage here.
(a recovering bad driver and mistruster)