Survivor Leader, Executive Director
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Shandra is a survivor of human trafficking and domestic violence. In 2011, she started a survivor leadership program called “Voices of hope” facilitated by Safe Horizon, New York. In 2014, Shandra was appointed by Governor Chris Christie to be Human Trafficking Commissioner in New Jersey.
Shandra founded Mentari Human trafficking Survivor Empowerment Program Inc. a non-profit organization to help survivors in their reintegration back to the community. She is a policy champion of the National Survivor Network. In 2015, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to the first United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.
You can find out more information about Mentari at their website.