Don and his wife, Bridget, joined Agape International Missions (AIM) in 2005 to found AIM Restoration Home in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. What began as an effort to restore children rescued out of sexual slavery expanded into a holistic anti-trafficking organization with 12 projects that Rescue, Restore and Reintegrate survivors and Prevent exploitation.
Today, AIM impacts 10,000 Cambodians a year. Prior to starting with AIM, Don worked as Executive Pastor at Adventure Christian Church in California for 7 years. In addition, he has over 20 years corporate experience as Vice President of Marketing and Sales. He received his Masters of Divinity from Liberty University and Bachelor of Science from William Jessup University.
CeCe worked at Heartland Girls' Ranch In Benson MN for nearly 24 years. While there and as Executive Director she opened one of the states first Safe Harbor program for trafficked girls, he Hearts for Freedom house. During this time CeCe co-authored Heartland Girls' Ranch Hearts for Freedom Project: A Resource Guide for Working with Sexually Exploited Youth. She has also served on the Safe Harbor Advisory committee and is an active participant in the MN Human Trafficking task Force.
Currently CeCe has started Terebinth Refuge, which is a Christ-centered shelter and transition home with holistic services for sexually exploited and trafficked women.
Dave is a prosecutor with the Ramsey County Attorney's Office specializing in crimes of gender violence. As the former director of training & protocol development for Minnesota's Safe Harbor system, he has trained thousands of law enforcement officers and other professionals statewide in identifying and responding to sex trafficking and exploitation.
He also serves in the state House of Representatives, representing the southwest neighborhoods of St. Paul. He has been recognized with an inaugural Inspire award from the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women.
Sergeant Snyder has spent nearly 30 years focusing on investigations, advocacy and research involving victims of sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and commercial sexual exploitation. He has worked in both
the public and private sectors, to include both federal and local law enforcement agencies, and various non-profits. Currently, he is a detective with the Minneapolis Police Department, Special Crimes Investigation Division.
Sgt Snyder has been investigating human trafficking and sex trafficking crimes since 2000. He is currently
the lead investigator in all human trafficking/sex trafficking cases for Minneapolis Police with an emphasis on juvenile sexual exploitation. Sgt Snyder works in close collaboration with the FBI and Homeland Security Investigations, and is a former specially deputized US Marshal, as well as a former Task force officer with both the FBI and ATF.
Sgt Snyder is a member of the Minnesota Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force, as well as the International Association of Human Trafficking Investigators, and the National Technical Investigators Association.
Restoration for Women (Video)
How God Provides Freedom Through Us (Video)
Examples of Rescue and Restoration (Video)
Understanding what Sex Trafficking is in Minnesota (Video)
The Scourge of Pornography (Video)
Videos from Freedom Weekend 2017
Don Brewster -- Founder and CEO of Agape Intl Missions