Impact Support

Nest believes that public engagement is the foundation of change and will both enable prevention efforts and unlock resources and support for victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking. We collaborate with leaders, organizations and community members across North America to bring PLAYGROUND to training sessions and community forums as a tool to empower the public, educate first responders and […]

  In making PLAYGROUND, we made important relationships with frontline workers who recognize Nest for raising awareness about CSEC in North America. In 2014, we began receiving inquiries about funding that might be available to provide immediate assistance to victims from some of our contacts. Because of your support, we were able to immediately set up […]

Nest Curriculum Pilot According to current research, anywhere from 100,000 to 300,000 children are at risk of commercial sexual exploitation in North America. While most students we reach won’t be victims of sex trafficking, child sexual exploitation in various forms is on the rise. Adult retrospective studies show that 1 in 4 women and 1 […]

News

  • Madison High School Hosts Nest Foundation’s Student-Led Forum to Address Upward Trends in Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Children in Portland, OR PORTLAND, OR—May 19, 2015 — Students from Madison High School, David Douglas High School, and student leaders from the American Society for the Positive Care of Children’s Youth Advisory Board and Youth Ending […]

  • We invite you to join the conversation as students and policymakers in Portland Oregon discuss solutions to ending sexual exploitation and trafficking. As sexual exploitation and trafficking of children increases across the country, learn what policymakers in Portland are doing to combat the problem and the role of young people in proposing solutions and acting as […]

  • Hi everybody, We’re excited to share that we’re busy working on a brand new Nest website – one that will make it easier for you to stay updated about our work. We hope to launch the website this summer and can’t wait to have a better way to connect with you! Watch this space, Libby […]

  • Nest had a busy year in 2014, with highlights including a visit to Australia and trainings in Charleston, South Carolina. Click here to read the full 2014 Nest Impact Summary and stay tuned for a new website and ambassador program that will be launched soon!

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    We are pleased to announce the launch of NEST’s Australia chapter this October! It is in coordination with the Australian premiere of “Playground: The Child Sex Trade in America.”  Founder and Executive Director Libby Spears will be speaking alongside the screenings in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. NEST has also been working with the National Center for […]

  • Last week, after hearing a girl’s story of abuse and commercial sexual exploitation from a very young age (from age 4 to age 7), I felt disheartened and angry. The perpetrator was a family friend. The girl’s story went on and the abuse she experienced at such a formative age has been difficult to move […]

  • Thank you to everyone who helped make our fundraiser event at Roseark last week a success! It was our first LA event and we are thrilled to be part of this community of artists and activists. We recognize and celebrate the role that artists play in driving social change.    Thank you to the amazing […]

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      Hello Friends and Happy New Year! Because of you, Nest is celebrating tremendous successes in 2013 and we remain steady in our commitment to advocating an intelligent, holistic and urgent response to sex trafficking in America. Nest is quickly becoming a key resource for law enforcement as they work to reunite trafficking survivors with […]

  • Libbys Gift Save the Date

    The 3rd annual Libby’s Gift, is presented by Campaign 13 and the Nest Foundation and is sponsored by Project BEST and the Duke Endowment. This FREE community training event is designed to give professionals tools they need in their work with children and families. Event Date/Time: Monday, October 14, 2013 8:00-8:30 Registration 8:30-12:00 Training 12:15-1:15 […]

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    The Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade is hosting a screening of PLAYGROUND on October 23, 2013 at the O Cinema, Miami Shores at 6:30 (doors open at 6). There will be a panel discussion following the screening. For more information and to purchase tickets for the event, please visit womensfundmiami.org. [codepeople-post-map]

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