New Beginnings

Written by Eryn Hawks, SLC Volunteer   Last week, my friend and I sat down at the beginning of the New Year and wrote out our “2017 Bucket List.” Some of the things on our lists were silly and others were more serious goals and aspirations…but when we were done,...

Chattanooga: Top City

  Over the past couple years, Chattanooga has received different accolades claiming it as a top city for many things: • Outdoor Magazine’s Best City [1] • First U.S. city to have a community-wide fiber optic network: “Gig City” [2] • Best city for startup...

Danger in Paradise?

Written by Kim Ford, Intern, Second Life Chattanooga Over spring break I had the opportunity to go on a cruise with my best friend. We were to leave on Monday afternoon and return on Friday morning. Sailing from Miami Florida through two Bahaman Islands almost sounded...

Stronger Together

Written by Brittni Bryan, Intern, Second Life Chattanooga     Many big-hearted activists interested in the issue of human trafficking, though they have the best of intentions, often fail to see the need for a multifaceted approach to abolitionist work. We...

Love Gives

Written by Kimberly Ford, Second Life Chattanooga Volunteer   “And so I have come to understand that strength, inner strength, comes from receiving love as much as it comes from giving it.” –Donald Miller As Valentines Day, the “love” day, draws closer, people...

The Beauty of Community

Written by Eileen Knowles, Second Life of Chattanooga Volunteer “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched-they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller January is National Human Trafficking Awareness month and, last Friday,...