Tia Ryans is a survivor, an advocate, formerly incarcerated woman who is helping others and forcing out recidivism through education – through her organization, F.O.R.T.E. House. Tia joins the podcast to share her incredible story of survival, resilience, and purpose. Tia talks about her life journey and what led her to founding F.O.R.T.E. House and more about their incredible work, as well as All of Us or None – Northern NJ, and so much more. You don’t want to miss this powerful and inspiring episode!
Rebecca Bender is a survivor of human trafficking, she’s a speaker, author, innovator, fighter, and she’s the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI) and Elevate Academy. Rebecca joins the 1GR podcast to share her life story, how she was trafficked for nearly 6 years, how she found freedom and her purpose, what she’s doing now to combat the human trafficking epidemic in our world – and what we can all do! Rebecca also talks about her memoir, “In Pursuit of Love” and so much more!