Special guest: Chessy Prout, author of I Have The Right To: A High School Survivor’s Story Of Sexual Assault, Justice, And Hope. Chessy Prout is a high school sexual assault survivor. Raised in Japan, Chessy matriculated to St. Paul’s School—a boarding school in New Hampshire that her father and sister had attended. There, as a freshman, Chessy was the victim of a sexual assault. Chessy’s case and trial garnered national and international media attention, as her assault was part of a ritual competition at the school called "Senior Salute." Two years later, in Chessy’s pursuit of justice, she decided to step forward publicly.
Special Guest: Abigail Eernisse talks with us about her journey and her work in the anti-trafficking movement, dispels myths associated with human trafficking and inspires us with her experience and use of the gift of empathic listening.
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