Profitable and Sustainable Freedom Business
FREEDOM BUSINESS ALLIANCE &
DR. LAUREN PINKSTON
The healing-centered workplace is a robust mechanism for offering economic solutions to fight human trafficking and exploitation. …Through the Code of Excellence and now the Freedom Business Model, employers can incorporate a well-rounded approach to rehabilitative work within sustainable and scalable financial models.” – Dr. Lauren Pinkston
Freedom Businesses around the globe are leading the way in providing safe and sustainable jobs to survivors of human trafficking and those at risk. This latest research by Dr. Lauren Pinkston highlights the best-practices of a for-profit/non-profit hybrid Freedom Business and breaks down the elements of a profitable, sustainable and scalable model.
Mental Health Awareness month has been observed in the United States since 1949. As a society, we have come a long way in reducing the stigma associated with mental health by increasing awareness. But we still have a long way to go. As the world emerges from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have a greater collective understanding of trauma and a recognition of the need for trauma-informed workplaces.
HOPE RENEWED:A STORY FROMSTARFISH PROJECTach week at Starfish Project we visit women in brothels around our cities. As we build relationships, we plant seeds of value and hope. With each visit, we water these seeds longing to see every woman...
When a healing-centered environment is created, work itself becomes part of the healing journey.