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What Mercy Looks Like: A Documentary on Post Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey hit my state and community pretty hard. For those of us in the Greater Houston area, this wasn’t so much a wind event as it was a rain event. And it was epic. We had a few tornados touch down but this storm was all about the rain. Thirty-three trillion gallons of rain fell in … Read more...

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The Whole Woman Summit Releases Session to the Public on Refugees and the Christian Response

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In late night hours of yesterday, the breaking news of a U.S. air strike on Syria was enough to send my mind wandering in a million directions. How is it possible we can release missiles into a country whose refugees we won’t accept? There are over 21 million refugees worldwide and over 50 percent of them are children. This is … Read more...

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating Graphic Arts Industry Icon, Cheryl D. Miller

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I didn’t learn about her until I moved to Texas.

She had been featured in yet another magazine article and someone mentioned her to me and I was amazed.

Here was an “African-American” graphic designer who had made her mark in New York City. I say African-American because that’s how she identified herself then. Today she knows differently, but I’ll … Read more...

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Keep Going: Female Cyclist Introduces Sport to Jordanian Women

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Batoul Arnaout is a name you may not know, but she is an example of what a strong woman looks like. After growing up playing sports, she had an injury that prevented her from using her elbow, but she didn’t let that stop her. Below you will see a powerful documentary about how she took that setback and turned it Read more...

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month Part 4 – Advocacy Day VLOG

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Introducing This Woman Knows very first vlog!

We followed Redeemed Ministries Operations Director, Desirie Dougall, to the State Capitol for Human Trafficking Advocacy Day sponsored by Children at Risk.

Watch a few highlights from the day.

Lisa N. Alexander is the author and founder of This Woman Knows and Put It Out There! 5 Steps to
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Human Trafficking Awareness Month Part 3 – A Survivor’s Poem, At My Core

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and I have the privilege of serving a group of young women rescued from sex trafficking and prostitution.

A few times a year I go and prepare the girls for a story slam or poetry slam (a showcase for the girls to tell their stories, read their poems).

One year, that one girl amazed … Read more...

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month – Part 2: Sex Trafficking & The Super Bowl

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and it comes on the heels of one of the biggest sporting events ever—the Super Bowl.

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I had a chance to interview Desirie Dougall, the operations director of Redeemed Ministries and get her insight on the big public events like the Super Bowl and increased sex trafficking. I also joined her at the State … Read more...

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month – Part 1: A Volunteer’s Story

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If “service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth” as boxing great Muhammad Ali stated…then I pay rent to a few different organizations. Freedom Place and Redeemed Ministries to name a few and both help women heal after being sex trafficked.

Freedom Place treats and counsels young girls under the age of 18 and … Read more...

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International Day of Peace

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On September 11, 2001, the United Nations voted to make the International Day of Peace a permanent fixture every year. Since 1981, it had been the third Thursday of September and not well recognized worldwide. Interestingly enough at 10:23 am in New York City, the unforgettable events that some harbor ill feelings towards Muslims and Islam, were unfolding almost simultaneously.… Read more...

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