Month: June 2015

Dottie Laster, Laster Global Consulting,Human Trafficking,ImaginePublicity

Dottie Laster Appears on Crime Time with Vito Colucci

One of the best podcasts featuring crime related topics is Crime Time with Vito Colucci heard live on Sundays at 11pm EST. Colucci prides himself in creating interesting conversations with top notch people in their fields. Dottie Laster and her work combatting human trafficking was the subject for the latest broadcast. Listeners will learn her background and how she became involved with the issue, literally overnight, after an encounter with a speaker at her college, St. Mary’s. Laster quickly became immersed with setting up events and conferences within the school to further the dissemination of information about human trafficking to her peers. She then went on to work at creating coalitions, task forces, and worked directly with the Department of Justice developing law enforcement training programs. The conversation is then led towards the type of victims who fall prey to traffickers and Laster’s role in the rescue and restoration of hundreds of victims. She offers advice to young people and parents on what to look for, and how easy it is to be trapped without knowing …

Advertising campaign to bring awareness to CT Safe Haven law

Shattered Lives: Don’t Trash Your Baby, CT Safe Haven Law

Unwanted children are too often innocent victims of parents who bring them into the world without the skills to raise them. We’ve seen too many criminal incidents surrounding the issue of abandoned babies and Connecticut, as well as other states, are doing all they can to save the lives of unwanted babies through Safe Haven laws. According to Shattered Lives Radio host Donna Gore’s recent article, The Best Kept Secret: The Crime of Abandoned Babies: “….infants 30 days old or younger can be brought to a Safe Haven (defined as any hospital emergency department). A nurse will meet the parent in a private room to obtain medical history (if the parent choses). Parental rights will be terminated in order for the baby to be adopted, and they will be given a packet from DCF. DCF will assume immediate custody of the infant. If the parent changes her/his mind, it is recommended that they immediately contact DCF and apply for legal representation.” Shattered Lives Radio discusses the efforts of those in Connecticut who are trying to bring more awareness to their state’s Safe …

Which door opens to find your passion?

How to Live Your Passion

I’m not like you, and you’re not like me! What you have to contribute to the world is something no one else can do, it’s your piece of the grand puzzle of life. However, you may not yet be aware of what it is that you’re passionate about, what it is that drives you like no one else, or maybe you can’t put your finger on what may be obvious to everyone. You may be facing several closed doors, but behind one of them holds the passion you seek to make your dreams come true. Are you looking for your “passion?” Try these helpful hints: Change Oftentimes a life event will shake you to your core and cause you to step back and take stock of all that you think you are. It can be a traumatic event, or it could be a life changing positive experience, but either way you’re never the same as you once were. What you take from these life changing events and give back to the world is your effort …

No Stone Unturned by Steve Jackson

ImaginePublicity “On the Air” with Author Steve Jackson

New York Times best-selling author, journalist and adventurer, STEVE JACKSON joins me to talk about the updated release of his book, No Stone Unturned by WildBlue Press.   Calling in literally from the airport on a flight to Russia to join the team from NecroSearch to hunt for the remains of Grand Duke Mikhail Romanov, Tsar Nicholas II’s brother  who was murdered in June 1918 by Bolshevik revolutionaries. In this 30 minute podcast you will learn: A brief history of NecroSearch and the scientists who created it Cases worked by members of NecroSearch How a true crime author and journalist became an invited member The search for the remains of the Romanovs in Russia Of course, WildBlue Press, how it came to be, and the advantage it has for authors WildBlue Press, the next generation of publishing   After listening to this fascinating interview, keep up with Steve’s Russian expedition on his blog, From Russia With Love located on the website of his publishing company, WildBlue Press. “Necrosearch boasts a brain trust of the nation’s top scientists, specialists, and behaviourists who use the latest …