WAMC Public Radio Segment on Human Trafficking

WAMC Northeast Public Radio Airs Segment on Human Trafficking

On January 8, 2015, during the observance of January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month, WAMC Northeast Public Radio aired a segment about human trafficking that included interviews with two women from LifeWay Network – Lima James, Education and Training Coordinator, and Sr. Joan Dawber, SC, Founder and Executive Director. To listen to the segment and […]

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William Wilberforce Slavery Quote for Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

  By Lima James, Coordinator of Education & Training Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery and a crime against humanity. This often hidden crime was estimated to be the world’s second largest criminal industry in 2014, second only to drug trafficking. It is the fastest growing criminal enterprise worldwide, generating an estimated $32 […]

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Performance of A Day in the Life

New York’s New Abolitionists

New York’s New Abolitionists are a new generation of abolitionists who are committed to ending human trafficking in the 21st Century. The 2014-2015 group was introduced in an exhibition of photographs at the Paley Center for Media in New York City on December 2, 2014. New York’s New Abolitionists is much more than a collection […]

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LifeWay Network featured in Stop Trafficking Newsletter

LifeWay Network featured in Stop Trafficking Newsletter

The October issue of the Stop Trafficking Newsletter highlights issues around providing assistance to human trafficking survivors for their healing journey. A section of the newsletter on Finding a Place to Call ‘Home’ features descriptions of residential safe houses operated through the collaboration of women religious, and includes the following article about LifeWay Network: LifeWay […]

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Conferring of Caritas Medal by Dr. Gempesaw

Sr. Joan Dawber, SC, Receives Caritas Medal

Sr. Joan Dawber, SC, LifeWay Network’s founder and executive director, received the Caritas Medal at St. John’s University’s Vincentian Convocation on September 25, 2014. The Caritas Medal celebrates Sr. Joan’s deep commitment to helping others. Each year, it is presented to an individual or organization that provides exemplary service to the poor within the city […]

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Sr. Joan Dawber of LifeWay Network profiled in 'If Nuns Ruled The World' book by Jo Piazza

Sr. Joan Dawber Profiled in ‘If Nuns Ruled The World’ Book by Jo Piazza

  Sr. Joan Dawber, Executive Director of LifeWay Network, is one of the ten nuns profiled in the recently released book ‘If Nuns Ruled The World’ by Jo Piazza. Piazza interviewed Sister Joan about her work at LifeWay Network and her dedication to providing safe housing for women victims of human trafficking. Veteran reporter Jo […]

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NY HSI Team

Partner News: Local Homeland Security Investigations Office Receives Recognition

  One of the partners LifeWay Network works with to combat human trafficking is our local Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) office. This summer, the HSI team received a plaque from Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in recognition of their tireless work that successfully brought down a human trafficking ring earlier this Spring, resulting in the […]

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LifeWay Network Interviewed by VS.

Video: LifeWay Network Interviewed by VS. Confronting Modern Slavery

VS. Confronting Modern Slavery in America is an innovative pro bono project of the Women’s Leadership Initiative of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP that is dedicated to heightening public awareness of human trafficking in America. In March 2014 VS. spoke with Sr. Joan Dawber, SC (LifeWay Network Founder/Executive Director) and Cristina Kartheiser (LifeWay Network Social […]

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