Changing the Tides

Changing the Tides

For the past 25 years Hagar has been committed to thousands of survivors who have suffered from human trafficking, slavery and abuse. Trauma recovery services will always be our core mandate, however, in recent years we have also seen the added value of partnering...
Help Us Improve—Hagar USA 2019 Survey

Help Us Improve—Hagar USA 2019 Survey

We at Hagar USA desire to learn from you so that we can do a better job of meeting your needs and expectations about our work. Hagar is committed to taking steps to strengthen the way that we share about our work, engage with our donors, and to learn about your...
Heroic Hope

Heroic Hope

When I think of the word “Hope” I am reminded of the season in my life many years ago in which I felt hopeless, full of wandering, and struggling to find what I needed. It was during that time in the desert that I discovered faith and embarked on a new path toward...
Speak Out. Be Aware.

Speak Out. Be Aware.

After working as a social worker in the fields of mental health and child welfare for 20 years, and most recently with Hagar Cambodia, I recognize that a staggering number of individuals in the USA and globally suffer violence at the hands of their intimate partners....
We Have to do Our Part

We Have to do Our Part

Two weeks ago I was startled awake from a nightmare in which I had been in a room where adults were buying dozens of children like they were every day commodities. Many races, nationalities and ethnicities were represented among the traffickers and those being...
Hagar’s Birthday Reflections

Hagar’s Birthday Reflections

In the next month Hagar will celebrate our 24th birthday, a remarkable feat in the world of international development. I am proud to have celebrated the past 4 of those with Hagar, both in Cambodia and in the USA. You may be asking “What has sustained the organization...