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January 14, 2021

Hour 1: Human Trafficking Awareness

The Human Trafficking Coalition of the Palm Beaches (HTCPB), established in 2005, is a group of concerned individuals from law enforcement agencies, and organizations, and community members, who are committed to improving assistance for people affected by the crime of human trafficking and raising awareness on this issue. Thursday on Mornings with Eric and Brigitte, Laura Cusack, President of the Human Trafficking Coalition of the Palm Beaches will talk about several FREE trainings that will be offered for the community on the topic of human trafficking.

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Hour 2: Transforming Relationships through Empathy

The definition of empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Empathy is taking a non-judemental stance and trying to connect to the emotions under the experience. Thursday on Mornings with Eric and Brigitte, Rebekah Barnes, who serves alongside her husband at City Rev Church in Pembroke Pines, FL, shares with us the power of transforming relationships through empathy. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

Laura Cusack
Laura Cusack

Laura Cusack

Laura Cusack is a Crime Victim Practitioner at the Coalition for Independent Living Options, Inc. and currently serves as the President for the Human Trafficking Coalition of the Palm Beaches. Laura’s experience includes providing training to service providers on specific needs of crime victims with disabilities, human trafficking, online safety, domestic violence and sexual assault; facilitating psychoeducational groups for high-risk youth with trauma-related disabilities; and leading community outreach efforts to promote identification of victims. Laura earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Florida Atlantic University and is certified in the My Life My ChoiceiEmpathize Empower Youth Program, and Men Breaking Free national curriculum.

Rebekah Barnes
Rebekah Barnes

Rebekah Barnes

Rebekah Barnes earned her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Louisville.  She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Florida. Through her background in mental health and her love for the scripture, Rebekah is passionate about empowering leaders by cultivating their spiritual, emotional and relational health. Rebekah serves alongside her husband, Robey Barnes, who is Lead Pastor at City Rev Church. The Barnes, along with their three children, reside in Pembroke Pines, Florida.  

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