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Fundraiser for Bernardo Kohler Center

Dottie Laster Launches Austin Fundraiser for Bernardo Kohler Center

    On Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6pm Central, Bernardo Kohler Center is sponsoring a fundraiser at Law Offices Building of Wilson Sonsoni Goodrich and Rosati, 900 Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin, TX. The public is encouraged to attend and take part in learning about the various services Bernardo Kohler Center provides. There will be a silent auction, music, speakers and jewelry for sale made by survivors of human trafficking. The mission of Bernardo Kohler Center is “…. to attain safety, respect, and justice for abused, abandoned, neglected juveniles, victims of crime, human trafficking victims, and asylum seekers by providing legal, social, and educational services.” The advocates are continually working with cases brought to them from all over the world including Mexico and Central America, and as far away as Nepal, Cameroon, and Eastern Europe. Through programs like Casitas, which addresses abandoned and abused children, and Save One Soul, which addresses human trafficking, victims are provided with legal representation as they make their way through the chaos of their situation. The history of the Bernardo Kohler …

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Sex Trafficking’s Unlikely Angel, Dottie Laster Featured in MORE Magazine’s October, 2012 Issue

On the day that President Obama spoke about his administration’s beefed up efforts to fight against human trafficking, MORE Magazine’s October issue hit the news stands with an excellent article on one of trafficking’s leading advocates, Dottie Laster. President Obama Speaks Against Human Trafficking Enforcing the laws, rescuing and restoring victims of trafficking is a 24 hour job which Dottie Laster takes seriously. With little sleep, Laster’s phone is always on, ready to take the next call from the next victim who may need her help, or victims whom she has rescued who just need to talk to her in order to stay on the path of self sufficiency. MORE Magazine article, Sex Trafficking’s Unlikely Angel, by Mimi Swartz, outlines what it’s like for Dottie Laster as an advocate, trainer and facilitator to victims of sex trafficking globally. Lately, Laster has focused within her home state of Texas and has helped expose what’s going on behind closed doors in the bars and cantinas, massage parlors and spas, and sometimes residential homes in Houston, one of …