Marti MacGibbon, Survivor/Advocate, Speaks at Henry Co. Justice Center
Date(s) - 08/17/2015
Henry County Justice Center
Marti MacGibbon is a humorous inspirational speaker and a nationally award winning author. She has survived and triumphed over adolescent trauma, human trafficking domestic violence, post traumatic stress disorder, homelessness and hard core drug addiction. Marti will speak on human trafficking, to judges, prosecutors, public defenders, law enforcement professionals, mental health professionals, educators and child protective services professionals in Henry County, Indiana. She will share insights from her personal experience as a survivor and advocate. The event will be held at Henry County Justice Center, 1215 Race Street, New Castle, Indiana. Marti will speak from 11-45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Marti is an empowered survivor leader, and an advocate for victims and survivors of human trafficking. She has spoken at the White House, the Department of State, the Department of Human Services, and the Office for Victims of Crime, presenting information and policy recommendations for services for human trafficking survivors. She is a member of the National Survivor Network and the National Speakers Association. She has also spoken to legislators in California, in support of legislation aimed at combating child sex trafficking. The bill, SB-1165, was signed into law in July 2014.
Ms. MacGibbon is an expert on trauma resolution and addiction. She holds five professional certifications in her specialized field, including addiction-free pain management and relapse prevention.
Marti MacGibbon has been interviewed in Entrepreneur and Investors Business Daily, on CBS-TV, ABC-TV, and FOX-TV, and on numerous radio shows. Her personal development articles have appeared in over 150 corporate and trade magazines. As a professional standup comic, Marti has performed at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood. Copies of her critically acclaimed memoir, Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up from Rock Bottom, will be available.