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Economic Empowerment Summit: Meet the Panelists

Economic Empowerment Summit: Meet the Panelists

   Breakout Panel #1: Inclusive Leadership in the Workplace      Cheryl Davidson, MPSCorporate Senior Director, Talent Acquisition-Workforce Readiness, Northwell Health  Cheryl Davidson is the Corporate Senior Director of...

Resilience in Recovery: Survivors and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Resilience in Recovery: Survivors and the COVID-19 Pandemic

   In March, 80% of the women in Restore’s Economic Empowerment program lost their jobs. And today, many are still in the same position with no sustainable means for financial stability. While many Americans shifted to working remotely or applied for...

Survivor Stories: Meet Carmen

Survivor Stories: Meet Carmen

   My name is Carmen and I’m 28 years old. I came to the States when I was 19. My boyfriend in Honduras told me he knew a man named Carlos who would give me a job as a maid when I came to New York. I was so excited to move to a new country so I could make...

Supporting the Most Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Supporting the Most Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Pandemic

   In the midst of this public health crisis, vulnerabilities and the risk of exploitation are increasing. We're doubling down on efforts, re-thinking our program strategy, and relying on the Restore community to keep freedom real for survivors of sex...

A Surprising End to our International Women’s Day Campaign

A Surprising End to our International Women’s Day Campaign

   Yesterday, we concluded our International Women’s Day (IWD) campaign. We’re thrilled to share that you gave $30,000 to unlock a $30,000 empowerment match, funding our Economic Empowerment program with a total of $60,000! While we kicked off March...

Bid Online in our Freedom Gala Auction!

Bid Online in our Freedom Gala Auction!

 The Restore 10th Anniversary Freedom Gala Auction is now live! You don’t have to attend the event to bid — anyone can shop and support Restore. View our catalog and bid online on vacation getaways, fantastic concerts, dining, beauty, and so much more. Each item...

Our Dreams for the Next Decade

Our Dreams for the Next Decade

 As we celebrate our 10th anniversary, we look to the future with hope and anticipation. We know our work is not done yet. In fact, with thousands more survivors in need of safe housing, career-track jobs, and real freedom, we know that this is just the...