Entries by Laura Poff

First We Will Conference Committee Meetings Held at THQ

Earlier this month, the Territorial Women’s Department assembled a diverse team of women from across the territory to plan the general session meetings for the We Will conference, to be held in Orlando in September. Meeting in the women’s department board room at THQ on January 11 and 12, many of the women had come […]

Wake County NC’s Project FIGHT Receives Award

  The Salvation Army of Wake County, NC’s Project FIGHT (Freeing Individuals Gripped by Human Trafficking) co-hosted a press conference on January 11 with Partners Against Human Trafficking (PATH) NC to raise awareness about multiple initiatives that are being taken across the state to put an end to human trafficking. Representatives of several local human trafficking organizations […]

ReEffect 2016

The Territorial Youth Department hosted the biennial ReEffect Conference at the Atlanta International Corps in Doraville, GA, January 8-10. This year’s theme, ReVision, called on attendees to see the invisible and to question their perceptions of others. Well-prepared speakers led workshops and sessions that sparked conversations among delegates on racial reconciliation, the Syrian refugee crisis and […]

Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium Held in Atlanta

The Salvation Army USA Southern Territory held its first Social and Ethical Issues symposium Jan. 7, 2016, titled ReFocus: Seeing the Possibilities. Facilitated by Major Susan Ellis, territorial social and ethical issues director, ReFocus was an optional ReEffect pre-conference for delegates interested in fighting human trafficking. Co-facilitators of the conference included Captain Maureen Diffley, program […]