Braking Traffik will Merge with Family Resources, Inc.
Davenport, IA – On Friday, April 15, 2016 Mary Macumber Schmidt, President of Family Resources announced Braking Traffik will merge with Family Resources. As a program of Family Resources, Braking Traffik will continue to provide quality programing through education and services to survivors of human trafficking. Maggie Tinsman, founder of Braking Traffik stated, “Having mutual goals of strengthening families and protecting children from compulsory servitude makes this a perfect fit.”
Braking Traffik is dedicated to eradicating sex trafficking in the Quad City area of Iowa and Illinois. Between education, legislative advocacy and community partnerships, they provide the needed guidance on sex trafficking to organizations which identify, respond to and care for victims. “This merger provides an opportunity for the mission of both agencies to be expanded to ensure that victims of sex and labor trafficking are provided the best care,” said Mary Macumber Schmidt.
Family Resources has provided services in the Quad City area community since 1849 and provides a safe place for individuals, children and families.
The current Executive Director for Braking Traffik, Cathy O’Keeffe, has been hired by Family Resources and will continue to provide the leadership to Braking Traffik.