Shattering The Silence Tour & Documentary Project

 
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I thank you for your continued support for the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project, at FACSAFoundation.org. We are currently, working on the trailer for the documentary, obtaining more interviews of the most effective healing modalities, the most effective counseling techniques, as well as stories from child sexual assault and human trafficking. This last year we have been across the U.S.A. and Canada, uniting organizations, and empowering victims to share their stories for their healing, and to inspire others. As a result, more victims are speaking up and empowering others. We have incorporated art, poetry, dance, music, and writing, to share the stories in a profound way for healing and to awaken the masses of this multi-generational epidemic. Your donation will help us to continue and complete our work, bynext year.

 

The FACSA Foundation informs the public that the prevention of abuse and neglect decreases lifelong adverse medical and emotional consequences for children and promotes their well-being. It also reduces the costs of human services, delinquency and criminal justice services and the loss of work productivity.

Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project

The FACSA Foundation (Family and Friends Fighting Against Child Sexual Assault) has been traveling the U.S.A. and Canada on a 115 city, Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project filming a documentary on survivors stories from across the nation, conducting research on how child sexual assault is affecting our local communities, and hosting free public education prevention conferences across the nation, on prevention of child sexual assault and human trafficking.

1) We are providing safer environments for children,
2) Changing the social stigma of child sexual assault, changing public policies, and
3) Have created a paradigm shift for Shattering The Silence of rape, child sexual assault, and human trafficking with The Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project.

You can help a child through the resources we provide, by providing this service for communities, parents, and grandparents to use, by changing public policies, and educating communities on prevention of child sexual assault, by teaching people the most effective tools and resources to heal from trauma, and how survivors can thrive, rather than merely exist. We can make a difference together!

 

Please donate to show your support for this great work. Thank you.

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We left home August 2012, to begin the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project, at FACSAFoundation.org. We are currently in Maine, on the Fall part of the tour, which is about our 65th stop of the tour. Since we left home, we have seen some amazing things. Your donations of 994.00 last quarter helped us to.

  1. We have seen more survivors sharing their stories, promoting their own helaing, and inspiring others as well.
  2. We have seen more organizations collaborating to combat this multi-generational epidemic. At the end of our conferences we host a Brainstorming Q & A, which helps share resources, knowledge, and creativity from across the country and brings solutions, for us all to serve our communities better.
  3. We have been made aware of the human trafficking problem, which is  now a 32 Billion Dollar industry, where parents are selling their children for prostitution, out of poverty, for drugs, for porn rings, as favors to friends, and a lot of it is happening in the U.S.A. and Canada. According to American University, Laura Hadsner, the U.S. produces 50% of all global porn; which is usuing our children. So, how do they get access, you may ask? Perpetrators are mostly in the homes and communities, and why most survivros do not disclose until the reach a safe zone. For some kids, that could take years, and yet for some others, they do not live that long for hope to arrive. If someone is threatened they love and care about, or thier loves are threatened, they will not tell, and why we have to provide safer environments for our children. Kids prostituting on the streets, many times come from these homes, or they are kidnapped and forced to serve as prostitutes, as early as 12 years old. Your call to police can help get them home safely. It is better to provide preventiona and education, than it is to fix a broken adult or a broken child. The abuse will affect every aspect of their lives, school, work, relationships, with issues of not being able to trust authority, or our mates; not being able to set healthy boundaries; suffering from PTSD, Depression, Chemical dependendencies, over eating, or being a workaholic.
  4. The Shattering The Silence Tour is creating a paradigm shift of child sexual assault and human trafficking. For survivors to talk, they are knocking down the power the perpetrator has over them, through fear, shame, and degradation. This is the only thing, where talking can create so much healing. Survivors see they are not only taking their power back, but the truth, which is they had the power all along; and their voice does make a difference.
  5. Join the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project, at FACSAFoundation.org The children are counting on you. facsasavethechildren@hotmail.com
  6. Your donations help us provide prevention/education materials in each city, as well as fuel and food to make it to our next donation. Thank you for your love and continued support.

 

Restructuring of the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project

The FACSA Foundation (Family and Friends Fighting Against Child Sexual Assault) has been traveling the U.S.A. and Canada on a 115 city, Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project filming a documentary on survivors stories from across the nation, conducting research on how child sexual assault is affecting our local communities, and hosting free public education prevention conferences across the nation, on prevention of child sexual assault and human trafficking.

While on the tour, we have united organizations across the U.S.A. and Canada, combining resources, tools, funding, and ceativity, thus enabling organizations to better serve their communiites and the families affected by child sexual assault and human trafficking.We have also been instrumental in more survivors sharing their stories, which promotes their healing and inspires others to do the same. Perpetrators silence survivors through fear, chame, degradation, and silence. Through the Shattering The Silence T

our and Documentary Project, we have been encouraging survivors to shatter the silence, and to regain the power, they feel they have lost. For when the silence is shattered, the power of the perpetrator is broken. This is why it is so important for curvivors to speak up, to tell, and not be a prisoner to fear. Ninety percent of victims encounter their perpetrators through close proximity, whether it be a family member, neighbor, or a community leader, and why they do not tell until they have reached a safe zone, according to the DOJ. Victims never "Forget It" and they never, "Get Over It." From the time of the traumatic incident the neuropathways of the brain havebeen altred and until these processes have been worked through, usually with counseling, faith, or healing modalities, the survivor will experience difficulty with trust and boundary issues, as well as maladaptive behavioral issues.

The FACSA Foundation will restructure the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project for the next year. We will focuson  the documentary and research, and will complete the physical tour with leaders and chapters from each state. We are seeking qualified, committed, and dedicated individuals, whom we will train the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project Format, and educational tools, and resources needed for each state. We would like for as many advocates for child sexual assault and human trafficking  and prevention to join the FACSA Foundation family and the FACSA Foundation Revolution, as we empower community leaders, grand parents, and parents to be the front liine defense for the children in their community. Join us and be a voice for children who can not speak for themselves. The children are counting on you!

You can reach the FACSA Foundation admisnistration at the contact information below. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Connie Lee/FACSA Foundation/Founder/President

318.540.4464  

FACSAFoundation.org

facsasavethchildren@hotmail.com

 

    Connie Lee/FACSA Foundation/Founder/President

    318.540.4464

    FACSAFoundation.org

    facsasavethechildren@hotmail.com

We left home August 2012, to begin the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project, at FACSAFoundation.org. We are currently in Ottawa, Canada, on the Spring part of the tour, which is about our 40th stop of the tour. Since we left home, we have seen some amazing things.

  1. We have seen more survivors sharing their stories, promoting their own helaing, and inspiring others as well.
  2. We have seen more organizations collaborating to combat this multi-generational epidemic. At the end of our conferences we host a Brainstorming Q & A, which helps share resources, knowledge, and creativity from across the country and brings solutions, for us all to serve our communities better.
  3. We have been made aware of the human trafficking problem, which is  now a 32 Billion Dollar industry, where parents are selling their children for prostitution, out of poverty, for drugs, for porn rings, as favors to friends, and a lot of it is happening in the U.S.A. and Canada. According to American University, Laura Hadsner, the U.S. produces 50% of all global porn; which is usuing our children. So, how do they get access, you may ask? Perpetrators are mostly in the homes and communities, and why most survivros do not disclose until the reach a safe zone. For some kids, that could take years, and yet for some others, they do not live that long for hope to arrive. If someone is threatened they love and care about, or thier loves are threatened, they will not tell, and why we have to provide safer environments for our children. Kids prostituting on the streets, many times come from these homes, or they are kidnapped and forced to serve as prostitutes, as early as 12 years old. Your call to police can help get them home safely. It is better to provide preventiona and education, than it is to fix a broken adult or a broken child. The abuse will affect every aspect of their lives, school, work, relationships, with issues of not being able to trust authority, or our mates; not being able to set healthy boundaries; suffering from PTSD, Depression, Chemical dependendencies, over eating, or being a workaholic.
  4. The Shattering The Silence Tour is creating a paradigm shift of child sexual assault and human trafficking. For survivors to talk, they are knocking down the power the perpetrator has over them, through fear, shame, and degradation. This is the only thing, where talking can create so much healing. Survivors see they are not only taking their power back, but the truth, which is they had the power all along; and their voice does make a difference.
  5. Join the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project, at FACSAFoundation.org The children are counting on you. facsasavethechildren@hotmail.com
  6. Your donations help us provide prevention/education materials in each city, as well as fuel and food to make it to our next donation. Thank you for your love and continued support.

    Connie Lee/FACSA Foundation/Founder/President

    318.540.4464

    FACSAFoundation.org

    facsasavethechildren@hotmail.com

    FaceBook and Twitter: facsafoundation

     (in Canada with no cell service so please email us. We will be back in the States Aug.03, and you can reach us

      then by phone or SKYPE us ConnieLee50)

Links:

FACSAFoundation.org
FACSAFoundation.org

We are in San Diego, CA, 3795 Fairmont Ave., City Heights Weingart Public Library, 10-1 for a free public education/prevention conference; and we are gathering interviews for the documentary.

 

We had a great conference in Palm Springs, and developed some wonderful collaborations with local advocates, who will implement the changes they wish for their city. Thank you Mika, Patti, Bo, Carol, Randy, Danny, Jack, Salvation Army for the venue space, and the Cathedral City High School ChoralPerformers,  for the phenomenal performance, which everyone loved those who have given what and they are still talking about.

 

We have raised 100.00 for this tour and I appreciate those who have donated to this phenomenal project. Thank you for joining us as we raise our voices in unison, to create a paradigm shift, change public policies, film a documentary, empower community leaders, grandparents, and parents, to be the front line defense for our children.

 

Keep up the good work in all you do.

 

Connie Lee/FACSA Foundation/Founder/President

318.540.4464

FACSAFoundation.org

FACSA Foundation.org
FACSA Foundation.org

So far we have raised 60 dollars of the goal amount we set, mainly do to lack of promotion. We thought this was over. We would love to continue to raise funds for this project.

 

We are changing the social stigma of child sexual assault, public policies, conducting current research of community needs and assessment, educating communities on prevention and education of child sexual assault by hosting free conferences with local advocates; filming a documentary on survivors stories across the nation and how to heal from any trauma, not just child sexual assault and human trafficking, for people to thrive, rather than just surviving. It is time we learn to live, rather than merely exist.

Connie Lee/FACSA Foundation/Founder/President
318.540.4464
FACSAFoundation.org
facsasavethechildren@hotmail.com

We will be traveling across the nation on the Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project. We will be in each location for 4 days and three nights,

1) filming a documentary of adult child sexual assault survivors, the latest healing therapies and the best ones which have helped, and the latest technologies, which have helped them network, regain their lives and happiness through faith or therapy.

2)We will be conducting research on the current communities needs, which will enable us to design better programs for families and the current needs of our communities; We are askin, and to gain current statistics by sampling the population of the 10% of survivors who do tell, and gain a broader perspective of the 90% who do not tell.

  • We are asking academic professionals in pychology, sociology, statistics, churchs, students to assist the FACSA Foundation ShatteringThe Silence Project and this important work, by  filling out the downloadable questionnaires and the online polls; or having your students get involved by answering the questionnaire, or sharing it with their peers. The research is a minimum of a year long project. The California Cognitive Behavioral Institute, www.theccbi.com There is a number for couselors to reach in case students or anyone needs to be consulted.

 

3) We will be hosting free nationwide 101 city Shattering The SIlence Tour conferences, advocating prevention and education of child abuse, child sexual assault, and human trafficking.

 

If you would like to get involved with the national Shattering The Silence Tour and Documentary Project http://facsafoundationvirtualexpo.ning.com/,

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FACSA Foundation

Springuill, Louisiana, United States
http://facsafoundation.org/

Project Leader

Connie Lee

Founder/President
Springhill, LA United States

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