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With support from from people like you—generous volunteers, advocates, and donors—we're moving the needle on gender equality with our global programs that invest in the education dreams of women & girls.

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Problem

Women and girls who have escaped trafficking need support to help them pursue a life different from the one they've known. But without the skills to build a career, they may feel caught in a vicious cycle of poverty

Solution

If we want to help, nothing beats education. Educated women and girls are less vulnerable to trafficking and abuse, less likely to live in poverty, and able to raise stronger, healthier families. Education is the key to empowerment.

Our Mission

Our Dream programs invest in education for women and girls—many of whom have survived or are at risk sexual abuse. They go on to have better lives and often pay it forward for their communities.

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1709 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6103
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215-893-9000

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LiveYourDream.org
1709 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6103
info@liveyourdream.org
215-893-9000

CONNECT WITH US

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TAKE THE PLEDGE

YOU can be part of this transformative work and help us reach even more women!

Every year, thousands of women and girls fall victim to trafficking. They are forced to leave their families, drop out of school, and risk their lives. As a result, they are deprived of what we all deserve—a future.

Education is the most powerful tool in preventing trafficking and helping its survivors. Education empowers girls to be advocates for themselves. And it offers survivors the economic empowerment to pursue a life different from the one they've known.

Take the pledge and commit to helping women and girls at risk of or recovering from trafficking. We will notify you of upcoming actions you can take to help provide educational opportunities for those who need our help most!

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True stories of women we've helped

I PLEDGE TO SUPPORT:

  • Access to education for women through the Live Your Dream Awards
  • Mentorship to guide girls to a brighter future through Dream It, Be it
  • Solidarity with survivors of abuse

Natalia

Natalia was trafficked into Mexico when she was just 11. She suffered years of forced servitude to the cartel. But when she had her son, she realized she couldn't let him grow up in this cruel environment. She made a courageous escape.

Upon returning to the U.S., she had to start her life from scratch. She decided to go to school, but she seriously struggled to find her footing. 

Then, with help from our Live Your Dream Awards, Natalia got the financial and emotional support she needed to finish her degree. She is now pursuing her dream of starting a business. 

Terreia

Terreia was abused for many years by her parents before ending up a homeless teenager on the streets of Toronto.

A pretty girl with low self-esteem, she made an easy target for pimps. Terreia was trafficked for sex and physically abused. At age 16, she finally put her pimp behind bars with help from police.

Terreia's journey of recovery has been long and difficult. But Terreia is determined to break this cycle of pain and poverty. With help from the Live Your Dream Awards, she is studying to become a counselor and life coach. Her dream is to create safe spaces for others to be able to heal. 

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Natalia, one of our Live Your Dream Awards recipients, survived years in captivity before courageously starting a new life.

Stand With Us in the Fight to Help Survivors of Trafficking

I PLEDGE TO SUPPORT:

Access to education for women through the Live Your Dream Awards.

Mentorship to guide girls to a brighter future through Dream It, Be It.

Solidarity with survivors of abuse.

Every year, thousands of women and girls fall victim to trafficking. They are forced to leave their families, drop out of school, and risk their lives. As a result, they are deprived of what we all deserve—a future. 

Education is the most powerful tool in preventing trafficking and helping its victims. Education empowers girls to be advocates for themselves. And it offers victims the economic empowerment to pursue a life different from the one they've known. 

Take the pledge and commit to helping women and girls at risk of or recovering from trafficking. We will notify you of upcoming actions you can take to help provide educational opportunities for those who need our help most.