Barbara Amaya brings a unique perspective and voice to her writing, the voice of a survivor. Though Barbara endured early trauma and abuse she refuses to a victim. She aims to bring a message of hope and strength to others through her writing and spoken word.
Barbara volunteers with standupforkids.org a national nonprofit organization that works with runaway children. She’s currently writing a book, called Girl’s Guide to Survival: Life Lessons from the Street. Barbara is available for speaking engagements and you can follow her on Twitter BarbaraAmaya4, or contact her through her website at Barbaraamaya.com or on Facebook.
Kay Chernush is founder and director of DC-based non-profit ArtWorks for Freedom, which strives to expose the evils of human trafficking through the power of art. Published 7:16 p.m. January 11, 2013 - Comments
Dogs are loyal loving creatures who can add love and healing to human being’s lives, and there are many homeless pets sitting in shelters waiting for the right person to take them home. Published 2:16 p.m. October 26, 2012 - Comments
Safe Harbor laws ensure that sex trafficked minors under the age of 18 are granted immunity from prosecution and directs them to child welfare services instead of juvenile detention if they are arrested. Published 2:44 p.m. September 21, 2012 - Comments
As a survivor of human trafficking Barbara Amaya speaks and writes from her experiences as a trafficked child. She has been published in varied media like Yahoo Voices! More magazine and her story of overcoming adversity has been featured on ...Read More
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As a survivor of human trafficking Barbara Amaya speaks and writes from her experiences as a trafficked child. She has been published in varied media like Yahoo Voices! More magazine and her story of overcoming adversity has been featured on Fox News, Channel 4, Examiner, Animal New York, Washington Times and more.
She has a book in progress, A Girl’s Guide to Survival: Life Lessons from the Street, and has written a graphic novel about human trafficking targeted for middle and high school age students, you can get updates about Barbara her books and her activities in the anti-trafficking community at her website www.barbaraamaya.com follow her on twitter barbaraamaya4 and on facebook, linkedin and google + and pinterest