Guest: Chel Kissler, founder of The Table, shares her story that led to her passion to invest in herself so she could invest in others. Healing happens in community and there is something special that happens when we gather around a table and get real, where we can share our stories and be accepted unconditionally, where we can be inspired and in turn encourage others on their journey.
Special guest, Laura Evans, the mother of a child sexual abuse survivor and now a child abuse advocate, walks us through their process of prosecution and the a long pursuit of justice. She shares the steps she took and what she wishes someone would have told her along the way.
Special guest: Alicia Kozakiewicz. At the age of 13, Alicia Kozakiewicz became the first widely reported Internet-related child luring and abduction victim. Her survival story and healing journey have helped her to become one of the most sought after internet safety experts and a missing persons advocate. Hear her story and learn how to protect your family from internet predators.
With a dear friend to OneVOICE, Achea Redd. Achea is a mental health and social justice activist. She’s also the author of “Be Free. Be You.” Achea uses her life experience and mental health disorder to help others find their voice and let it out. She and her husband, former NBA and OSU standout Michael Redd, are the official sponsors of Nationwide Children’s Hospital “On Our Sleeves Movement”. Achea’s voice is what we need in this unprecedented time of a pandemic and a historical revolution. #BlackLivesMatter #AmplifyMelanatedVoices
Three sexual abuse survivors chat about the dangers of abuse for victims quarantined with abusers during the pandemic, the importance of supporting local advocacy centers as well as the National Sexual Assault Hotline, and how we can support each other even while we are separate. Hosts Nicole Braddock Bromley and Mary O'Brien are joined by Olympic swimmer, Margaret Hoelzer.
Part 1 of a series with Nicole and Mary.
Nicole Braddock Bromley is an author and an international activist on issues of sexual abuse and sex trafficking. She is the founder and director of OneVOICE (www.iamonevoice.org) and OneVOICE4freedom (www.onevoice4freedom.org).
Mary O'Brien is a morning show host for 104.9 The River and works alongside Nicole as leading ladies for the nonprofit anti-trafficking organization, OneVOICE4freedom.
Both Nicole and Mary are outspoken survivors of child sexual abuse and together bring a dynamic voice to the healing journey from sexual abuse.