stories from the field

The Freedom Story in the News!

This month’s news round up includes features involving The Freedom Story! The Freedom Story in the News Jeremy Lin Travels with Pastor Eugene Cho to Thailand’s

Stories That Mean Something

Ever since I read Justin Dillon’s book A Selfish Plan to Change the World, I’ve been struck by this quote: “When some charity organizations use

What We Learned About In the Field Surveys

If there’s one thing the anti-trafficking world lacks, it’s reliable data. Good data would help us understand the scope of the epidemic; the shared characteristics

Honoring Plah Chermue

One of our staff members, Plah Chermue, has been with us since The Freedom Story (formerly The SOLD Project) was in its infancy. She has

In Gratitude to Lisa

About two years ago, Lisa Winterfeldt offered to volunteer with The Freedom Story, and in doing so, created a new and vital role in our

Introducing Ethical Storytelling

Ask someone who they are. They might tell you about their family, their home, their dreams, or their fears. They might tell you about where

From Community, Hope and Healing

I had a different post planned for this week. Then Las Vegas happened. We at The Freedom Story are stunned and grieving with the friends

Mina’s Choice

Mina* is a soft-spoken, self-possessed and graceful young woman. She has been a scholarship student with The Freedom Story since she was very young–always shy,

The Hidden Side of Victim Services

Why More People Don’t Come Forward One of the most immediate responses to  human trafficking is rescue and rehabilitation. From policy makers to private individuals