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Fighting Human Trafficking Together

It’s easy to think about human trafficking as something that would only occur in far-off countries, but it’s also happening right here in our communities. Earlier this year, Project Concern International (PCI) worked with a law enforcement task force and other local nonprofits to help fight human trafficking in California. Operation Reclaim and Rebuild used [...]

By | 2017-07-28T09:45:55+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Human Trafficking|

Sultana Finds Her Voice

Starting married life by moving in with your in-laws may sound like a nightmare to Americans, but this is a fact of life for many brides in Bangladesh. As the newest additions to their families, these women, many of whom are teenagers and young adults, have very little sway in making decisions about their health, [...]

By | 2017-05-01T15:03:58+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Empowering Women|

From Pregnant and Abused to a Community Health Advocate

Marce was pregnant and escaping an abusive relationship when she came to live with her siblings in San Diego. She had been abused throughout her pregnancy and courageously decided to leave her husband and start fresh. Marce visited a community clinic for prenatal visits and was referred to our California Border Healthy Start PLUS Program [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:15:54+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Empowering Women|

Building a Brighter Future with Clean Water

It’s easy to go through the day and take clean water for granted. Whether we’re turning on the faucet for a drink, washing our hands, or flushing the toilet, most of us are afforded the luxury of not having to think about the water we use. But, according to the United Nations, “water scarcity affects [...]

By | 2017-03-22T05:55:43+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Water Crisis|