Elijah Rising

Elijah Rising

Elijah Rising
Nov 30, 2020 40 min

How does Elijah Rising invest the community’s resources? - Ep. 18

In this podcast, Micah and Adam discuss the many ways Elijah Rising invests resources to do good. You will learn more about our programs, and what it's going to take to expand and grow to serve more women. We also talk about where most of our funding...
Nov 16, 2020 42 min

What matters: politics or policy? - Ep. 17

This episode of the Elijah Rising Podcast features a talk on our process of opening a safe home for women recovering from commercial sexual exploitation. You will hear about the challenges we faced when we started and our vision for the future of...
Nov 02, 2020 41 min

What we wish we knew before opening a safe home. — Ep. 16

This episode of the Elijah Rising Podcast features a talk on our process of opening a safe home for women recovering from commercial sexual exploitation. You will hear about the challenges we faced when we started and our vision for the future of...
Oct 07, 2020 23 min

The true stories behind the monologues. - Ep. 15

In this episode, we share some of the stories that inspired the monologues. On October 17th, 2020 we are hosting our biggest annual fundraiser virtually. We filmed 8 monologues based on true stories. These monologues focus on stories of triumph over...
Sep 14, 2020 29 min

How can storytelling influence social change? - Ep. 14

In this podcast, we discuss the power of storytelling in influencing social change. The topic of sex trafficking is continuing to garner more attention. Now, more than ever, we need to share stories that will move people towards social change. In this...
Aug 20, 2020 29 min

I just learned about trafficking. Now what do I do? - Ep. 13

When you first learn about human trafficking you feel overwhelmed. You ask the questions: Should I donate? Should I start volunteering somewhere? What are the next steps after becoming aware of trafficking?On top of feeling overwhelmed you may feel a...
Aug 03, 2020 28 min

Will candles make a difference? - Ep. 12

One of the most asked questions we hear is about the Elijah Rising social enterprise. How do candles make a difference, and how does that support women who have overcome sexual exploitation? In this podcast, we define what it means to be a social...
Jul 20, 2020 54 min

How can anti-trafficking leaders promote racial equality? - Ep. 11

In this episode, Elijah Rising's Executive Director, Micah Gamboa, has a conversation with Timeka Walker, Executive Director of United Against Human Trafficking. This discussion deals with racial equality within the anti-trafficking movement. You will...
Jul 06, 2020 32 min

How does sex trafficking work? - Illicit Massage Businesses - Ep. 10

In this episode, we discuss how illicit massage businesses sexually exploit women. We also share stories from outreach into massage parlors, and a few solutions to prevent these types of places from operating.Elijah Rising on social...
Jun 14, 2020 37 min

Have we attempted to fight trafficking while ignoring racism? - Ep. 09

In this podcast, Adam has a conversation with Shani Bacy of The Landing. The focus of our discussion is on the effects of ignoring racism in the anti-trafficking movement. We also talk about non-profit programs and cultural competency.About ShaniShani...