Marti MacGibbon, CADC-II, ACRPS, CAPMS, is a humorous inspirational speaker, certified mental health professional, and an expert on trauma resolution and addiction. Ms. MacGibbon is an empowered survivor of international human trafficking, domestic violence, and post traumatic stress disorder who advocates for victims and survivors. A member of the National Survivor Network, Marti was selected to join a team of survivor leaders on an advocacy trip to Washington, D.C.
13, Feb, 2015
Salute to All Survivor Advocates: We are Resilient
Marti MacGibbon is a humorous inspirational speaker, a survivor leader and a nationally award-winning author.
Survivors are champions of social justice, and united can be invincible.
Our stories are powerful, our skills are formidable, and we fight for positive change and human rights. We’re valiant and relentless in our efforts to create a trauma informed culture. I’m deeply grateful to all my survivor brothers and sisters who have created non-profits, foundations, and educational programs. Your accomplishments are jaw-dropping, and I applaud you.
23, Nov, 2014
Marti MacGibbon Provides Survivor’s Perspective on Human Trafficking
Marti MacGibbon is a nationally known speaker and an award-winning, internationally known author.
Human trafficking survivor and advocate Marti MacGibbon was guest speaker at the Commission on Improving the Status of Children in Indiana on Wednesday, Nov. 20th. The session was open to the public. Ms. MacGibbon, a member of the anti-trafficking task force IPATH, Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans, provided a survivor’s perspective and insights into what victims and survivors need in order to recover and rebuild their lives.
29, Apr, 2014
Marti MacGibbon Speaks to California Legislators on Lobby Day, April 8th.
Marti MacGibbon, human trafficking survivor, advocate and activist, spoke to California legislators at the State Capitol in Sacramento on Lobby Day. Ms. MacGibbon was invited to speak in support of two new bills, SB 1165, aimed at preventing child sex trafficking, and SB 1388, aimed at reducing demand by making sex buyers accountable. Many thanks to survivor leader Autumn Burris, founder and director of Survivors for Solutions, who organized the group of 9 survivors who attended Lobby Day and advocated for these bills. Ms. Burris also testified before the legislature.
California has the highest rate of child sex trafficking in the U.S.
Marti MacGibbon Speaks to Midwest Organization of Human Services Workers
Inspirational speaker and award-winning author Marti MacGibbon delivered the keynote speech at the Midwest Organization of Human Service Workers’ Annual Conference. The event theme was, “Reducing Marginalization; Increasing Inclusion.” Marti’s own personal story of triumph over human trafficking, homelessness, domestic violence and hard core drug addiction is a testament to the power of the human spirit, and to the fact that even the seemingly hopeless cases do recover. Her presentation touched on here personal story, but also included insights into overcoming adversity, self-care, positive action for change, and plenty of humor.