Data and mapping: Stop the Traffik uses tech to fight human trafficking

Data and mapping: Stop the Traffik uses tech to fight human trafficking

The noble people who run Stop the Traffik (STT) are hard to nail down. They’re intensely dedicated to fighting human trafficking, which means they’re working around the clock. Since human traffickers never sleep, neither do the people who are working to stop them. I feel lucky to have had time with Neil Giles, Director ofRead more about Data and mapping: Stop the Traffik uses tech to fight human trafficking[…]

Conversation & Connection: How to Show up for No Show

Conversation & Connection: How to Show up for No Show

A dangerous trend abounds where many people refuse to engage with one another in civil discourse and critical debate. We’ve lost grip on emotional intelligence and given up talking about what’s important in our lives in a productive way. Many instead choose a position they’re set on winning versus listening to opposing views and contemplatingRead more about Conversation & Connection: How to Show up for No Show[…]

How One Bay Area Politician Uses Social Innovation to Fight Human Trafficking

How One Bay Area Politician Uses Social Innovation to Fight Human Trafficking

By Jessica Scadron “We who believe in freedom cannot rest.” – Ella Baker In January, during Human Trafficking Awareness Month, I had the privilege to talk with one of the foremost abolitionists of our time — Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley. As an expert in the area of human trafficking, she shared her perspective onRead more about How One Bay Area Politician Uses Social Innovation to Fight Human Trafficking[…]

Survivors of Human Trafficking Can Save Lives

Survivors of Human Trafficking Can Save Lives

By Jessica Scadron An estimated 40 million people are enslaved worldwide according to the International Labor Organization. Over 50 percent of them are women and girls, and 26 percent are children. More than half are victims of labor slavery while 22 percent are sexually exploited. Forms of slavery include forced labor, sexual exploitation, domestic servitude,Read more about Survivors of Human Trafficking Can Save Lives[…]

The 2018 Communications Trends to Watch

The 2018 Communications Trends to Watch

By Jessica Scadron As communications professionals, we need to be agile and forward-thinking to stay competitive. We’ve come to accept that the future is unpredictable and that we need to prepare ourselves for the unexpected. With technological advances, fake news and virtual reality, we started to see accelerated change in 2017. We can expect thatRead more about The 2018 Communications Trends to Watch[…]

Anti-Human Trafficking Crusaders Educate in San Francisco

Anti-Human Trafficking Crusaders Educate in San Francisco

By Jessica Scadron The recent annual San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking conference gathered law enforcement, nonprofit leaders, politicians, technologists and activists to discuss trends and create new ways to stop trafficking. So I went to learn from the experts.   The journey to stop human trafficking is a slow road. The terrain is complicated,Read more about Anti-Human Trafficking Crusaders Educate in San Francisco[…]

5 Ingredients to Make Your Nonprofit-Corporate Partnership Succeed

5 Ingredients to Make Your Nonprofit-Corporate Partnership Succeed

By Jessica Scadron A few days ago, I was strolling along the foggy coast in Northern California when I noticed a cormorant flying in “v” formation with a flock of pelicans. A week later, I saw a pelican flying with a flock of cormorants.   I’ve been watching these birds for years and never sawRead more about 5 Ingredients to Make Your Nonprofit-Corporate Partnership Succeed[…]

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Welcome!

Thank you for visiting the Social Harmony blog. You may already have a sense of what Social Harmony is about from this website. I am a communications pro with a focus on making the world a place where we are proud to live. I believe that if we communicate more clearly and listen more intentlyRead more about Welcome![…]