Every Voice Matters—An Honest Look at Human Trafficking

Every Voice Matters By Cindy Powell The stories are startling, yet repeat themselves often: A lonely young girl begins chatting with a cute boy online. One day, he convinces her to...

High Desert Hair Salon Celebrates 25 Years with Christmas Charity Event for Kids

There is nothing quite like the joyful gleam in a child’s eye when he receives a gift at Christmastime. But what about those who live in foster care or...

Don Ferrarese Foundation’s annual Veterans Holiday Tribute connects students and Vets

Veterans and a guest are invited to attend the 12th annual Veterans Holiday Tribute where local students "actively engage with American Veterans." With 1,200 attendees last year, the annual event recognizes...

Bringing Awareness to Human Trafficking in SoCal

Most people realize that human trafficking is one of the largest issues facing humanity today. However, many Americans believe human trafficking is something that mostly occurs in other countries....

Separating Fact from Fiction in Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Children

You see the hashtag trending everywhere: #savethechildren.  With a record number of arrests and high-profile cases such as NXIVM and Jeffrey Epstein/Ghislaine Maxwell flooding our social media feeds, there...

Never Too Young, Never Too Old To Begin Writing

Eleven years old and a writer of nine published books out of a twelve-book series? Amelia Hansen’s Catrina Series centers around a cat named Catrina who has various adventures....

5 Ways Employers and Businesses Can Become More Autism-Friendly

How can employers and businesses become more autism-friendly? I thought about this after the human resources department at the hospital I work at failed to post a reminder for...