Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Brave Ones, As we come to the close of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, we are all too aware that EVERY month should be a time of awareness and action to end exploitation and trafficking. In a recent poll, over 80% of our social media followers said they didn't have enough information on this issue. So, [...]

#BeBraveEnough!

Brave Ones, Introducing our end-of-year campaign: BE BRAVE ENOUGH! The fight to end exploitation of youth around the world requires acts of Bravery. It takes all of us to stand together and use our voices, actions, and resources to expand our mission. Did you know? Next year alone we will see Brave expand into 10 [...]

We’re Back from Our Brave Adventure!

We’re back and More Inspired Than Ever! Our team has just returned from two weeks in South India where we launched Brave for the first time! What a life-changing experience to spend time with youth in one of the farthest corners of the world. We met incredible local people who are committed to carrying out […]

We’re Half Way There!

We’re halfway to our fundraising goal! Thanks to partners like YOU, we have raised half of the funds we need to get to India this October! In case you have not heard, Brave will be partnering with Developing Workers, a non-profit organization dedicated to leadership development, training local workers and providing medical clinics to villages […]

We’re Going to India!

BIG NEWS! We’re going to INDIA! This October, Brave will be partnering with Developing Workers, a non-profit organization dedicated to leadership development, training local workers and providing medical clinics to villages in South India. Our friends at DW will be relying on BRAVE to bring the empowerment aspect of the program to compliment their current […]

Finding Empowerment Through Community

If you’ve ever been part of a small group study, you know true healing and connection can happen in these places! Just this month two BRAVE Journal Studies have been mobilized in Southern California. One at a continuation school and another at a residential treatment center. Vulnerable teens are working through the “This is Me” […]

The Best Expression of Love Is Time

Time. Something we need more for ourselves but want to give less to others. Time. The most valuable of all gifts, yet the least given because we feel we can CONNECT with people by taking shortcuts. Shortcuts through a text message, through a “like” on a post, and sometimes through a nod across a crowded room instead […]

Brave Combats Suicide, the “Hidden Disease”

We are all in this together,” Barnes said. “No matter how you feel, or for how long you feel it—you belong. This week another young life was ended as a result of suicide. A pastor with a wife, three young kids, and a thriving church in Southern California fell victim to aloneness, depression, anxiety and internal […]

Global. For Reals.

Brave across the miles. Did you know that Moldova, the small country sandwiched between Romania and the Ukraine, is one of the poorest countries in Eastern Europe? It is a source country for trafficking, organ sales and has no foster care system to deal with the thousands of street children who are left every day […]