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NEVADA NUMBERS ON THE NATIONAL TRAFFICKING HOTLINE RESOURCE LISTING

On Tuesday 11/8/16 at 5:15 pm I went to the Nevada National Trafficking Hotline List of Resources and started calling to see who would be in if there was a crisis after hours.   The results I got were:
Alameda Prosecutor's Office – Celeste Guap is what happened with them.  Need I say more?
Alliance for Community Transformation Hotline – no answer
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Voicemail saying “will return your call within two days) when you push #1 for legal assistance
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach – Voicemail
Awaken – Voicemail
CAST – doesn't have “resources in Nevada”.  The operator said they can “only help if you relocate to California”. 
National CAST Hotline (888) 373-7888 – was on hold for five minutes listening to music.
Community Against Sexual Harm – Voicemail
Community Violence Solutions - Disconnected
Courage Worldwide – not taking intakes until the fall on recording.
Fresno Central Valley – youth shelter for those under 18 years of age in Fresno, Ca…

COPY OF LETTER I SENT RACHEL THOMAS OF SOWERS EDUCATIONAL GROUP

Rachel:

You say it saddens you to "see such discord among survivors and allies".

Okay.  So what are you doing about it?

I started the first hotline for this community in 1987 in the country, the world for that matter.  I did so after five years of exhaustive research for someone else to be doing it other than me before realizing "well if someone else isn't going to do anything then I guess I'm someone else".

Let me ask you this:

When have I been invited to attend any events on this subject as a guest?

When have I even been notified of events on this subject?

When have I been asked to speak at any of these events?

We're not talking "discord" here Rachel.  What's happening here is historical and history has a way of repeating itself.

Bill Wilson started Alcoholics Anonymous at a time when the world didn't believe alcoholism was a disease.  At a time when the condition was 100 percent fatal.  The way the world treated it was to ignore…