Drug addiction is one of the most damaging habits in our society today. WGTE discusses with a panel of Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LLSNWO) staff the trap that opioids gradually have on people in every socially economic demographics.
The Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition at the University of Toledo Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute hosted the 13th Annual International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference on September 22 – 23, 2016.
Lucy Wayton, Vice-President of LSS of NW Ohio, Lucas County Coalition member, attended and presented at one of the sessions at this conference.
“The power of any life,” said Phillips Brooks at the end of our Nineteenth Century, “lies in its expectancy. What do you hope for? What do you expect?”
Six and a half foot Bishops received considerable notice a hundred years ago; but the enduring picture of Pastor Brooks is that of a gentle giant playing on the floor with Sunday School children, frequently leading them in songs made-up just for them. One such children’s song provides inspiring insight into his own expectations:
The Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition awarded the Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio with the Community Cares Award.
This award recognized the Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio for helping the Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition by serving as a fiduciary agency and providing office space.
Giving TuesdayNWO is our way of committing to one of the core services Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio provides to the community. Throughout the region we provide the highest quality, compassionate and evidence based counseling that is proven to strengthen and change lives.