JSD at UN CSW Panel 2017

Sr. Joan Speaks at the United Nations

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) of the United Nations brings together experts from around the world to further gender equality and women’s empowerment. Sister Joan S. Dawber, founder and executive director of LifeWay Network, was an invited panelist at the March 22, 2017 event organized by the Permanent Observer Mission of the […]

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10 Red Flags of Child Sex Trafficking

During April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we want to share important information about child sex trafficking. By many professionals in child welfare agencies, child sex trafficking is seen as an extreme case of child sexual abuse. A growing number of persons under the age of 18 are at high risk of exploitation and trafficking […]

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women's history month 2017 lifeway network

10 Women Leaders We Admire at LifeWay

Throughout generations, courageous women have fought for change in the world, challenging oppressive forces and working towards creating a better world that embraces equality and justice for all. In recent months we have seen the strength of women who have been inspired to work for change in the midst of unjust structures and discriminatory attitudes. […]

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LifeWay Network Newsletters

Read LifeWay Network Newsletters, featuring news about our work and human trafficking issues. Not receiving our emails? Sign up now for LifeWay Network emails. • • • • February E-Newsletter (Sent February 19, 2017) Featuring ‘How LifeWay Safe Houses Provide a True Home’ and Upcoming Events. • • • • January E-Newsletter (Sent January 8, […]

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Human Trafficking has been reported in every state in the US

Top 10 Myths About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery and a crime against humanity. It enslaves millions of men, women, and children for labor, sex, and other forms of exploitation in the United States and in other countries. Human trafficking is a crime that should have no place in the 21st century, and there are many […]

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LifeWay House Reunion

A LifeWay House Reunion

LifeWay House 1 recently held its annual reunion, a wonderful chance for previous house guests to come together and update each other on the ‘ins and outs’ of their lives since leaving LifeWay. For this year’s LifeWay House reunion, our devoted safe house volunteers also joined in the celebration. Bonds were formed that could not […]

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Joan Dawber lectures at Yale's St. Thomas More Center

Joan Dawber Delivers Yale Lecture

Sr. Joan Dawber, SC, Executive Director of LifeWay Network, presented the deP. Goubeau Lecture at Yale University’s St. Thomas More Center on Sunday, October 30, 2016. She spoke on “A Modern Response to Modern Day Slavery: The Ministry of LifeWay Network.” “When people and organizations come together with a shared vision and diverse gifts, we […]

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LifeWay Network at Domestic Violence Awareness Event

Domestic Violence Awareness Event

LifeWay Network participated in a Domestic Violence Awareness Event sponsored by Queens Council Member Elizabeth Crowley in conjunction with the NYPD 104th Precinct, held on the evening of October 25, 2016. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and many organizations participated in this event to help Queens residents learn more about how prevalent domestic violence […]

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