Events

Upcoming events:

Mid-October presenting Bad Apps, Now Let's Fix It to the JuST Conference.

October 30th presenting Bad Apps to the YMCA full board. This is a closed meeting. 

Stay tuned, several events are currently in the planning stage.

2019:

October 10th presenting Bad Apps to the Coffee Oasis Staff. This is a closed meeting.

September 12th, 1 pm Bremerton Anti-Drug Coalition Presented Bad Apps.

September 9th, 1 pm North Kitsap Anti-Drug Coalition Presented Bad Apps.

Aug 7th Freedom13 presented to Central Kitsap Church of Christ.

May 22nd, 7 pm presented to the Central Valley Church, a closed event.

May 25-26 At Bremerton Harbor Fest sold books to benefit Freedom13.

April 6th, 10 am to 5 pm Gene and Sandy sold their books at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma to benefit Freedom13.

April 6th 6 pm Gene and Sandy are being interviewed about their books and Freedom13 on BKAT by the Kitsap Literary Artists and Writers. That's channel 12 on Comcast and channel 3 on WaveCable.

February 6th Freedom13 is presented at the Circle of Friends 11th Anniversary Celebration.

January 21st Freedom13 had an information table at the Martin Luther King Celebration at the Marvin Williams Center, Bremerton.


2018:


December 10th Freedom13 presented to a group of educators in Montara, CA.

December 9th Freedom13 presented at the Lighthouse Church in San Bruno, CA.

October 22nd Presented at the Bainbridge Rotary.

September 15th Spoke at a Counselors Camp.

August 28th Presented to a home group.

April 27th 9 a.m. to 4 p. m. we had a table at the Clear Water Casino Whale Room for the Department of Justice--Office on Violence Against Women.

April 24th, 4 p.m. Bremerton Youth In Action focus group on dangerous apps.

Mar. 8th, 1 p.m. Bremerton Drug Coalition to discussed proposed Dangerous Apps Presentation.

Feb. 12th, 1 p.m. North Kitsap Drug Coalition to discuss proposed Dangerous Apps Presentation.

Feb. 6th Kitsap Youth in Action helped with a S.O.A.P. project.

2017:

Oct. 21st presented to the Annual Meeting of the Philanthropic Education Organization of Washington State. 

Sept. 19th presented an after school program to Kitsap Youth in Action. 


June 20th presented as a Shared Hope ambassador, Port Townsend 

The week of June 4th we were at the Washington Homeschoolers Organization Convention.

April 26th presented to Bremerton school staff. This was a closed meeting.

April 3rd presented to librarians. This was a closed meeting.

March 15th, 2017 presented to Foster Care parents and youth.

January 11th Sandy spoke to a Circle of Friends.

2016:

November 4th Sandy presented the Scholarship Competition to the Gems Club at Kingston High School.

October 24th Sandy presented the Scholarship Competition to the Gems Club at Bremerton High School and Olympic High School.

October 20th Sandy presented the Scholarship Competition to the Gems Club at Bainbridge High School.

October 19th Sandy presented the Scholarship Competition to the Gems Club at Discovery Alternative High School and South Kitsap High School.

October 17th Sandy presented the Scholarship Competition to the Gems Club at Central Kitsap High School.

September 14th, Sandy spoke to the Bainbridge Republican Women's Club at the Wing Point Golf Club.

Aug 2nd, 5-8 pm Freedom13 had a booth at the National Night Out at the Silverdale YMCA and gave out fingerprint kits and Be Safe coloring books.

Jun 16-18th, WHO Convention, Puyallup.

May 26th-28th Antique Truck Show, contacting ~850 long haul truckers.

May 18th, school presentations. This was a closed event.

April 21st, presented on sex trafficking. This was a closed event.

April 15, 6:30 PM, Bayside Community Church, 25992 Barber Cut-Off Rd NE, Kingston. Sandy presented about local sex trafficking issues and how to keep our children safe. The movie Chosen was shown. 

March 28th, 11:00-1:00, Silverdale/Seabeck Republican Women at Cloverleaf Sport Grill, 1240 Hollis St, Bremerton.  Presented on child trafficking and showed the movie Chosen. 

March 10th 1-2:30 pm Bremerton Anti-drug Coalition, Bremerton High School. Short update on child trafficking; progress, approaches, and recent events. 

March 14th 1-2:30 pm North Kitsap Anti-drug Coalition at the Spectrum Community Buiding, 25800 Slaya Ave. NE, Kingston. Short update on child trafficking; progress, approaches, and recent events. 

Feb 8th, two OurGEMs school presentations in Bremerton. Closed to the public.

Feb 4th, OurGEMs school presentation in Kingston. Closed to the public.

Feb 3rd, three OurGEMs school presentations in Port Orchard. Closed to the public.

Sept. 21st, 2015, 6:30, Harper Church, 10384 SE Sedgewick Rd, Port Orchard. Sandy made a presentation and showed the movie Chosen.

Aug 27th Sandy did an in-depth training for alternate school teachers of Central Kitsap.

Aug 4th, 5-8 pm Freedom13 had a booth at the National Night Out at the Silverdale YMCA and gave out fingerprint kits and Be Safe coloring books.

July 26th, 6 pm, Sylvan Way Baptist Church, 900 Sylvan Way, Bremerton. Presented, the movie Chosen with a Q&A time. 

April 30th, 2015, at Fairview Junior High School Cafeteria, 8107 Central Valley Rd. Bremerton. Gene and Sandy will be gave a free presentation of Chosen and giving an in-depth discussion about protecting all children from traffickers and predators, including Internet safety. 

April 28th, 2015, Sandy spoke and showed Chosen at Frontier School. Closed to the public.

March 26th, Sandy spoke to the Kingston Kiwanis on minor sex trafficking.

February 21st, 2015, 8:15-4, North Kitsap Baptst church, Poulsbo, Women's Conference. 

January 14th, 2015, Kingston Rotary. Sandy spoke on minor sex trafficking.

January 8th Sandy spoke to the Kitsap County Commission on Children and Youth.

Nov. 19th Sandy presented to North Kitsap Ministers.

Nov. 4th from 4:30 to 8 pm at the WEA Olympic Uniserve Office, 26297 Twelve Trees Lane NW, Poulsbo, spoke and showed the movie Chosen to the Alpha Sigma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Juvenile sex trafficking is the focus of a seminar.  

October 21st, 12:30 pm, State Capital Steps, Olympia. Gene and Shared Hope showed support for oral arguments in a lawsuit against Backpage.com, the leading advertiser of children for sex in the US.

September 30th spoke to Right Choice about child sex trafficking and showed the movie Chosen.

August 23rd booth at Brooks Truck Show.

August 14th presented to ESD.

August 5th 5-8 PM, Silverdale YMCA, Booth at National Night Out Event.

July 24th CASCADE Presented to youth and adults. 

July 14th, North Kitsap Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition.  We showed the movie Chosen.

July 10th, Bremerton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, We showed the movie Chosen.

June 11th, 1:00-2:30, Sylvan Way Baptist Church, Sandy showed the movie Chosen and spoke on minor sex trafficking. 

May 18th, 6 pm, Eglon Community Church, Showed the movie Chosen and talked about minor sex trafficking. 

April 24th, 5:30-8:30, Fairview Junior High School, 8107 Central Valley Road, Bremerton, Sexual Abuse: Intervention, Prevention, Response. Freedom13 had a resource table. SEPEC is a Special Education Parent/Professional Advisory Council who provide information and support for parents, advocates, and anyone who works with students with special needs.

April 5th, Gene showed the movie Chosen and spoke at the Faith Fellowship Men's Retreat on protecting children from the dangers of minor sex trafficking.

April 1st, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Poulsbo Library Freedom13 held a meeting for anyone interested in volunteering to help bring awareness about the child sex trafficking issues in America. 

March 11th, met with Lutheran Women in Snohomish about minor sex trafficking.

March 8th, Kitsap County’s 3rd Annual Women’s Day Retreat at Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave NE, Poulsbo, WA. Spoke on minor sex trafficking and gave away resource materials to protect kids.

March 5th. I'll was the guest speaker in Seattle for the Danna K. Johnston Foundation.

February 13, 2014, 6:30 pm Terrace Brier Lions Club, spoke on the dangers of child trafficking and how to protect our youth.

February 11th, 2014. Met with school counselors on issues of child trafficking, Bremerton

January 30th, 6pm. Movie for Nathan's friends, Chosen. At Capital Christian Center, 902 Dekalb St., Port Orchard. 

Dec. 20th Spoke at a Pay it Forward club.

Nov. 8th 5-9, 9th 10-4, Moms and More Holiday Bazaar, 18901 8th Ave NE, Poulsbo, WA, selling goods and giving away fingerprint/ID Kits and coloring books.

Nov. 6th, Bremerton Church of the Nazarene, 924 Sheridan Rd. 7:15, Bremerton, WA, talking to youth group about trafficking and how they can help.

Oct 28, 6:30-8:30pm Seattle Lutheran High School, 4100  SW Genesse St. Seattle giving away fingerprint kits and coloring books.

Oct 24, 7-8:30pm at Munger Chapel, Gateway Fellowship, Poulsbo. Learn more about what can be done to fight Human Trafficking. Featured speaker: Jennifer Roemhildt Tunehag. Local groups represented: Scarlet Road, Not for Sale, Freedom13, Break Free Kitsap

Oct. 19th, Operation Day of Hope, Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave NE, Poulsbo, WA,  10-2 gave away fingerprint/ID kits and coloring books.

Oct. 12th, 11-2 We were at three Seattle Safeway stores giving away fingerprint kits and Be a Safe Kid coloring books. (2622 California Avenue, 7340 35th Street NE and 3820 Rainier Avenue)

Sept 25th, Kitsap Democratic Women, spoke on child trafficking and how to protect your children. 

Sept 19th, South Kitsap Republican Women, WA. Sandy gave updates on progress, scheduled events and future plans for Freedom13.

Sept. 7th, 11-2pm Safeway's in Bainbridge, Silverdale and Callow store in Bremerton, we gave away fingerprint/ID kits and coloring books.

Aug 6, 5-8pm, National Night Out, Silverdale YMCA, giving out fingerprint kits and coloring books.

July11-13 Angels and Miracles Conference, Gave away fingerprint/ID kits and coloring books.

May 16, 11am, Kitsap Republican Women Spring Luncheon

Mar. 14, 2013, 12 noon, Rotary Club of Silverdale, spoke on human trafficking with free children's fingerprint/ID kits available. 

Feb. 21, Snohomish Women's Aglow,  Spoke on human trafficking with free children’s fingerprint/ID kits.

Jan. 17, South Kitsap Conservative Republican Women's Club, Port Orchard, WA, spoke on human trafficking. 


2012
Dec. 5, North Mason Lion's Club, Port Orchard, WA,  spoke on human trafficking. 

Dec. 1, Majestic Mountain Coffee Roasters, Kingston, WA., book event. 


Nov. 19, West Sound Tech school,  Bremerton, WA, spoke on human trafficking.


Nov. 10, 11 , CKBB Holiday Arts & Craft Fair, Silverdale WA. Gave away free child ID/fingerprint kits and sold items with proceeds used to fight human trafficking. 



Nov.  2, Rotary Club Poulsbo WA, spoke on human trafficking. 

Oct 27, 28, Soroptimist Holly Daze Craft & Gift Show, Port Orchard, WA. Gave away free child ID/fingerprint kits and sold items with proceeds used to fight human trafficking.                                                               
Oct. 19, Glory House, Olympic View Assembly of God, Silverdale, WA, spoke on human trafficking.

Oct. 11, Aglow, Everett WA,  spoke on human trafficking.

Sept. 26, Mom's Club, Port Orchard, WA, spoke on child trafficking.


Aug. 22,  Issaquah Kiwanis, Issaquah, WA, spoke on human trafficking.

August 13, The Republican Women's Club,  Silverdale, WA, spoke on human trafficking.  

June 2, Mockingbird Books, Seattle, WA, book event.


January 11, I was interviewed about child trafficking on LAST (Let's Abolish Sex Trafficking) podcast. It is available for download at www.lastpodcast.org, click episode 3.


2011

Dec. 22, Linda Mar Educational Center, Pacifica, CA, book event.

Dec. 17, Majestic Mountain Coffee Roasters, Kingston, WA, book event 


Nov 12, Launch Party, St Paul's Church, Port Gamble, WA


Nov 5, 6 North Kitsap Holiday Fest,  Poulsbo, WA


Official Book Release, November 22, Tate Publishing