Cheers to Hope

If you walked into Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Houston last Tuesday night, you would have seen dozens of Texans all gathered to protect and care for vulnerable children.


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The Book of Justice is Boring

In the day to day work of Love146, our days are not always filled with dramatic events, whether they are victories or defeats, or even lively discussions about issues surrounding our work. Some days, we write another page in the book of justice by showing up day after day.


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Taken 1: We don’t want Liam Neeson

Whenever we talk to people about human trafficking, people often tell us: “Oh! Like in the movie Taken!” and frequently joke about how awesome it would be to have Liam Neeson working for us. But we don’t want Liam Neeson. We want his stunt double.


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Happy New Year!

At Love146, typical of many non-profits, we operate on a fiscal year instead of a January to December calendar year. Our “year” goes from July to June, and today is New Year’s Eve.


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The Cost of Freedom

The Supreme Court decided this week to strike down a Los Angeles ordinance allowing police to inspect hotel guest records on demand and without a warrant. Here’s what this could mean for trafficked children.


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The Science & Art of Survivor Care

Dr. Gundelina Velazco shares about how survivor care is both a science and an art, and how in the Round Home, we aim to discover the true attributes of each child and bring them out through loving attention, encouragement, and affirmation.


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The Here and Now

Love146 Director of Asia Aftercare shares about how one of the ways we help survivors of child trafficking heal is to focus their awareness of the here and now. Not just the present but the very present. Which is the here, and the now.


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UN “Peacekeepers”

Among the heartbreaking headlines this week was the news that UN peacekeepers barter goods that meet basic needs, including food and medicine, in exchange for sex with the populations they’re meant to serve. It’s incredibly difficult to find a sense of relief in the UN’s response.


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How Long

When I was a child and our family headed out on a road trip, I was that kid that kept asking every 10 minutes: “How long until we get there?” I’m still asking that question.


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A Night of Promises

Last Saturday, over a hundred and fifty people gathered to sustain the work of abolition at the Denver Art Museum for the very first Love146 Red Gala in Colorado.


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Tread on Trafficking: Perspire to Inspire

“Human trafficking does not impact me. At least that’s what I thought years ago as a fairly naïve college student. Fast forward a decade later: my wife, Leah, gave birth to our daughter, Brielle, and everything changed.” Supporter Patrick shares about what inspired him to #TreadonTrafficking.


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To the Abused…

April is child abuse awareness month, but many of us live aware of abuse year-round. To the survivors of child abuse journeying with us: your healing is important to us. Your support in heart, in voice, and in gifts makes healing possible for others.


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