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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Ms. Bella Hounakey is a Program Management for ACF’s ORR with specific expertise in child welfare, migration, and mental health. Ms. Hounakey has worked with unaccompanied children from Central and South America as well as unaccompanied refugee minors in foster care operations for over seven years. Prior to ORR, Ms. Hounakey was an Asylum Officer with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services under the Department of Homeland Security and a monitoring and evaluation specialist at The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Ms. Hounakey holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Criminal Justice Western Michigan University.