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Joy Friedman

Women's Program Manager

Breaking Free Inc

HQ Phone: (651) 645-6557

Breaking Free Inc

1821 University Ave. W. Ste. 216S

St. Paul, Minnesota 55104

United States

Company Description

Breaking Free is an Afro-centric social service agency with offices in predominantly African-American neighborhoods in St. Paul and provides services throughout Minnesota. Eighty percent of the staff is African and African-American, half are survivors o... more

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Background Information

Employment History

President

Joy Friedman Consulting, Motivational Speaking & Trainer

Affiliations

Breaking Free's Primary Liaison
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Web References (138 Total References)


Latest News | Central MN Sexual Assault Center | Page 3

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Joy Friedman, an advocate at Breaking Free, will share her personal testimony of surviving 27 years of being trafficked into prostitution. She will also talk about local trafficking, effects of legalization of prostitution, connections to pornography, and answer questions.


Breaking Free | Leadership

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Joy Friedman, Training and Outreach Director JFriedman@breakingfree.net Joy knows firsthand the importance of Breaking Free's program. After being trafficked as a teen and after twenty-seven years of surviving "the life," she successfully completed the Breaking Free program and begin working on staff. For the past 14 years, Joy has proved to be an invaluable resource and has worked for Breaking Free as a case manager, outreach specialist, program manager, and coordinator for the Offenders Prostitution Program (John School). Joy has extensive experience in providing services to women who have been victimized in systems of prostitution. She is a sought-after public speaker and has provided numerous trainings and presentations on prostitution and sex trafficking as violence against women and girls. She also serves as one of Breaking Free's primary liaisons with the St. Paul Police Human Trafficking Task Force and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Breaking Free | Leadership

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Joy Friedman, Training and Outreach Director JFriedman@breakingfree.net Joy knows firsthand the importance of Breaking Free's program. After being trafficked as a teen and after twenty-seven years of surviving "the life," she successfully completed the Breaking Free program and begin working on staff. For the past 14 years, Joy has proved to be an invaluable resource and has worked for Breaking Free as a case manager, outreach specialist, program manager, and coordinator for the Offenders Prostitution Program (John School). Joy has extensive experience in providing services to women who have been victimized in systems of prostitution. She is a sought-after public speaker and has provided numerous trainings and presentations on prostitution and sex trafficking as violence against women and girls. She also serves as one of Breaking Free's primary liaisons with the St. Paul Police Human Trafficking Task Force and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Joy Friedman discusses ...

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Joy Friedman discusses Minnesota sex trafficking Joy Friedman discusses Minnesota sex trafficking

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On Wednesday, Nov. 14, more than 100 students crammed into the Valhalla Room in Buntrock Commons to hear Joy Friedman, a representative of the Minnesota nonprofit organization Breaking Free, discuss prostitution and human trafficking.


One of those role models was ...

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One of those role models was Joy Friedman, who came to Breaking Free as a client in 2001 and is now the organization's director of training and outreach.

"Getting out, it's very hard. Just like domestic violence," said Friedman, 51, who was trafficked to Minot, N.D., among many other cities, in her teens and 20s.
"You'll go back and forth with different things," she said.
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Friedman and others do outreach to women in the life, but sometimes it takes a long time to reach them.
"Some of the girls are so addicted to the lifestyle, the hustle, the abuse, all of that, that they don't know what to expect on this side," Friedman said.

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