Andrea Hipwell Speaks at Freedom Requires Action Summit

_FRA Banner 2023 (1)Be part of the solution for policy change by joining us in Washington D.C for the Freedom Requires Action Summit.

Safe House Project is honored to host the 2nd “Freedom Requires Action” event at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. on January 23rd. This 2-hour event brings together policymakers, corporate executives, survivors leaders, and community advocates to highlight the multidisciplinary strategy that is being used to combat trafficking in the United States, and galvanize communities in the next frontier in the fight against trafficking.


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Panel Topic: Future
Panelist: Andrea Hipwell

Andrea Hipwell pictureAndrea Hipwell currently serves as the Director of Participant Transition and Persistence at Wellspring Living in Atlanta, GA. Andrea graduated from the Wellspring Living Women’s Residential Program in 2009 after being exploited for over 10 years. She is passionate about survivor leadership as she understands the importance of including survivor voices in the development of programs and services for survivors. Andrea is well versed in the areas of trauma informed care and strength based leadership and care. She has been recognized for her incredible determination and motivation for change in the area of survivor leadership and her tenacity to support survivors as they begin a new life. Andrea earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in the area of Criminal Justice from Georgia Gwinnett College in 2016. Andrea serves on the GA Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force, the GA Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking, was appointed to the National Advisory Council on Human Trafficking in 2020 to serve a term of 2 years, and was recently reappointed to serve a term of another 2 years until 2024.


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