S.C. Doran, MSW, LSW

S. C. Doran is a Master Level Licensed Social Worker who is currently practicing as a therapist in Toledo, Ohio working with clients ages 7 and older in areas related to trauma, anxiety, depression, sexual identity, and community violence.

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Eleanor Hughes, MS, MCHES

​Eleanor Hughes is a master certified Health Education Specialist. She has been working as a health educator in Northwest Arkansas since 2006. She began at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2011 working in community health and preventative health education. Ms. Hughes currently works with vulnerable populations in treatment evaluation and process improvement.

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Sean McNulty, Esq.

Sean McNulty is the Chief Public Defender for the Toledo Legal Aid Society. Sean earned a psychology degree at the University of Iowa and a law degree from The University of Toledo. Sean began working for the office in 1994 and was named the Chief Public Defender in 2014.

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Samuel Hunter

Samuel Hunter is a case manager with the Toledo Legal Aid Society-The Opportunity Project. Mr. Hunter's duties are to help identify court involved individuals that could possibly benefit from being linked with area services to address such needs as substance abuse and mental health disorder.

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Daniel Huesman, MSW, LSW, LCDCIII

Daniel Huesman is a University of Toledo graduate with over 17 years’ experience in mental health. He promotes decriminalization of the mentally ill working for Toledo Legal Aid Society on the Opportunity Project and volunteers at the UT Student Run Clinic supporting students with social work development.

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Larry Gold, Esq.

Larry Gold has been providing representation to clients in criminal and appellate proceedings for thirteen years. Notably, he has argued and won in the Supreme Court of Ohio. Larry first began working for the Toledo Legal Aid Society in Drug Court in 2016 before joining the Opportunity Project in March 2018.

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Rosie Best, MAT, MSW, LSW

Rosie Best is the Artistic Director of Issue Box Theatre, which is dedicated to using theatrical elements, partnering with the community for social justice. Rosie has a Master of Arts in Teaching Theatre and taught at Toledo School for the Arts for 10 years. She is also a social worker.

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Sarah Florman, MPA

Sarah Florman has spent her career working with youth in crisis. Currently, she works with five protocol teams in Minnesota to develop their local systems response to sexually exploited and/or trafficked youth. She also provides support and technical assistance to individuals and agencies focusing on trafficking and exploitation throughout the state.

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Vernon Murray, PhD

Dr. Vernon Murray has been a marketing professor at Marist College for 25 years. Prior to that, he was a marketing instructor at De Paul University. Vernon’s area of research is social marketing and distribution channels applied to human trafficking. He has presented or published a variety of human trafficking papers.

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Kristen Morse, BA

Kristen Morse has been combining her knowledge of human trafficking with specialized, organizational strategies to raise awareness, educate students, and mobilize thousands to join the fight for freedom since 2009. She is currently pursuing a graduate degree of Public Policy at American University, and establishing A21's presence in Washington, D.C. as their Awareness and Education Director.

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Issue Box Theatre

Issue Box Theatre is a non-profit organization with the mission to create Social Justice Theatre that will educate, inspire, and bring positive change. Issue Box has produced "Next to Normal" and "Company" to raise money for local social service agencies serving those with mental illness and the homeless.

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Leigh Pinkelman

Leigh Pinkelman is this year’s survivor artist and has used painting as a means of healing and coping for many years. Leigh is a strong advocate for prevention of bullying and survived and now thrives after a childhood informed by brutal bullying for being different.

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Johanna McDaniel

Johanna McDaniel is a visual artist and currently an MSW student at the University of Toledo. She is a veteran and hopes to work with veterans utilizing art as a means of healing. Johanna’s artwork was featured at the 2017 HT & SJ Conference.

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Sarah Kramer, MSW

Sarah Kramer has a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism and a master’s degree in social work. Sarah has developed a variety of projects that use art for social justice and healing. She presented May of 2018 at the Congress of Qualitative Inquiry on survivor art collaboration.

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Megan Castiglione & Kayla Hittle

Megan Castiglione and Kayla Hittle are entering into their senior year of their BSW program. Both are engaged and active leaders in the program. Megan and Kayla are very excited to collaborate with artists with developmental disabilities on this exhibit. Both students have an interest in art and the potential of art to raise awareness.

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Danielle Leon, BA

Danielle Leon is the anti-human trafficking program Training Specialist within the North Carolina Council for Women and Youth Involvement and she possesses over 10 years of human services experience. Through her current role, she brings education, outreach, and awareness of human trafficking to marginalized communities throughout North Carolina.

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