Public Meeting Minutes

Hope4Justice Public Meeting -- June 20, 2017

1.       Welcome, prayer – Betty

2.       Who we work with- Sue Ann

a.       Overview

b.      Partner quiz

3.       Speaker – Mark Kadel, Rebound – Sue Ann introduce

a.       Q/A

b.       Mark has extensive background in anti-human trafficking

4.       Speaker – Lea Newcomb, Engedi Refuge – Sue Ann introduce

a.       Q/A

b.      Phrase III House open as final stage of housing which opens 12 beds at this time

c.      Making Engedi duplicable to serve as a model for other facilities naitonally

5.     Student intern, Natasha Campbell – Sue Ann introduce

         a.      Doing research for Engedi Refuge Ministries on six topics

                   1. Anti-human trafficking laws  in Washington, USA, globally

                   2. Statistics to bring awareness

                   3. Housing in Bellingham for graduates of Phase III

                   4. Government funding of faith-based organizations

                   5. Awareness in schools: Teachers understand, History Class discussing modern                              day slavery when talking about slavery, knowing the culture of the school and                            how to present to students

                   6. Businesses fighting trafficking

 6. International Justice Mission – Sue Ann introduce

         a. Freedom Sunday September 24, 2017

         b. Freedom Sunday Information here

7.   Student Activities

      a. Nooksack Valley Middle School-Breakout Projects to bring awareness about human        trafficking done by three students

      b.  Nooksack Valley High School-Three juniors doing their 15 hours of volunteering by creating two assembly packets for Hope4justice