Love146
PO Box 8266
New Haven CT 06530
Contact Information
Address PO Box 8266
New Haven, CT 06530-
Telephone (203) 772-4420 x
Fax 203-745 0953
E-mail info@love146.org
Web and Social Media
Mission
Abolition and Restoration! Founded in 2002, Love146 works toward the abolition of child sex slavery and exploitation through prevention and aftercare solutions, contributing to a growing abolition movement. Love146 combats child sex slavery and exploitation with the unexpected and restores survivors with excellence.
At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 2002
Former Names
Justice for Children International
Organization's type of tax exempt status Public Supported Charity
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years No
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Rob Morris
Board Chair Rudy Chavez
Board Chair Company Affiliation Baume & Mercier North America
Financial Summary
 
Projected Revenue $2,350,000.00
Projected Expenses $2,350,000.00
Statements
Mission Abolition and Restoration! Founded in 2002, Love146 works toward the abolition of child sex slavery and exploitation through prevention and aftercare solutions, contributing to a growing abolition movement. Love146 combats child sex slavery and exploitation with the unexpected and restores survivors with excellence.
Background

In September 2002, Love146 Co-Founders went on an exploratory trip to Southeast Asia to determine how they could serve in the fight against child sex trafficking. In brothels they saw young children being sold for sex. In safehomes they witnessed the miracle of restoration as they sang and danced with survivors. From that first trip, the spark of abolition was ignited. The goal of this and subsequent trips was not to reinvent the wheel but rather to find out where the greatest needs were and how those needs could be met. After 18 months of research, networking, and other foundational work, Love146 became an official public charity in March of 2004 under the name of Justice for Children International.

In October 2007, after a long self examination of the organization and of the people behind the organization, the name Love146 emerged. The organization looked at what sparked and motivated it in addition to what it believed would bring about lasting change. That is when Justice for Children International became Love146.

The name, Love146, came from a trip to Thailand where the co-founders encountered a child with the number 146 pinned to her dress. Love146's projects have since expanded to many areas of Asia, Europe, and the United States. The countries within which Love146 works are among the predominant centers of the child sex trafficking and slavery industry.

Impact
Love146 focused on four programs during its 2009/2010 fiscal year: Asia Prevention, Asia Aftercare, European Prevention, and US Prevention. Projects within each programmatic area resulted in the following:
Asia Prevention 
-221 organizations networked through Love146's Asia Prevention Networks in Cambodia (46 organizations), Thailand (94), Myanmar (13), India (17), Nepal (34), and Sri Lanka (17)
Asia Aftercare 
-28 children served to date through Love146's aftercare facility, the Round Home, including 12 girls reintegrated
-44 aftercare workers trained through the Certificate Training Program in Aftercare, representing care for over 300 children in the Philippines and Sri Lanka
-153 boys enrolled in Love146's Boys Reintegration and Research Project
European Prevention
-Three editions of ESCAPE magazine printed, representing 3400 issues per edition in circulation with distribution assistance from 80 Moldovan schools
US Prevention
-Successful initiative to pass Safe Harbor for Children legislation in Connecticut
 
For the 2010/2011 fiscal year, Love146 will focus on expanding its current programs, retaining focus in the four key areas established the prior year.
Needs Love146 requires funding in 2010/11 totaling $2.5 million. Funding for specific programs and goals can be found on their website by selecting specific projects organized by geography.
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Human Services / Human Services
Areas Served
Internationally
Throughout the United States
Other
The Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Europe, India, United States, Nepal
Programs
Description
Love146's US prevention strategy not only addresses child sex slavery and exploitation at an individual and grassroots level it also engages and confronts the broader cultural and systemic issues that contribute to the problem. Our multifaceted approach to prevention in the United States includes direct impact programs for at risk youth, web based advocacy and movement platforms, partnerships with others in the fight for abolition, and conferences.

Time for Girls: In partnership with a women's led initiative, Love146 is expanding prevention education, victim identification, and intervention services for adolescent girls most vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation

U.S. Advocacy: Love146's U.S. Advocacy initiatives range from organizing and participating in national conferences, engaging and collaborating with existing anti-trafficking councils and legislative taskforces, and initiating specific action points to address both the demand and effects of CSTE in the United States
Population Served / /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.
Love146 will conduct training for adults and prevention education for teenagers in group homes and public schools in Connecticut over the next 12-months. Additionally, we will multiply the number of certified trainers to conduct similar prevention education workshops in other states throughout the country.
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.
The commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking of children in the United States will decline as a result of our US prevention efforts. Adults working with at-risk adolescents will be adequately equipped to address the problem and teens themselves will be less susceptible to trafficking and exploitation.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.
Internal Program Evaluations and indicators for success will include documented disclosures from at-risk and victimized youth experiencing commercial sexual exploitation resulting in appropriate intervention by service providers and law enforcement. Although there may be a spike initially in the number of victims identified this will be due to the increased level of training and prevention education leading to more accurate identification. Over time the number of children experiencing commercial sexual exploitation should decrease and be evidenced by law enforcement, child protection agencies and NGO's such as love146.
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.
Gathering adequate data and success stories will begin over the course of this next year once the program is in full operation.
Description The Love146 model of Aftercare strives to be holistic and as such, subscribes to
the biopsychosocial model of treatment and care. Love146 implements this model both at the grassroots and at the academic levels. The biopsychosocial model assumes that any form of illness or extremely difficult situation affects the biological, psychological, and social aspects of the person. Therefore, a
holistic intervention needs to deal with the damage and potential damage in
these three aspects. In 2009/2010, Love146 has initiated these Aftercare
programs:

Safehome Program:The Love146 Round Home, in the Philippines provides holistic care for survivors of child sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Training in Aftercare:Love146 trains grassroots caregivers in the field. The training program develops participants knowledge and skills in working with victims of child sexual exploitation.

Re-Integration Research:This research aims to come up with a tool that will measure the success of the reintegration of trafficked survivors and implement a reintegration program.
Population Served / /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.

Round Home (Safehome)
The girls are in school, believing and creating a betterfuture for themselves. They have been healed of negative feelings. They have modified problematic behaviors. They have increased their sense of self-worth.



Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.

Round Home (Safehome)
The girls who came under our care are living decent, satisfactory, and
resourceful lives with their own families as respectable members of the
community.



Description

Love146 has developed a strong prevention presence across many parts of Asia for at risk children. Love146 works alongside non-government, faith based and community organizations who are already committed to children at risk of sexual exploitation and develops relationships that will empower networks to prevent the exploitation of children.

Love146 has initiated these Prevention programs in Asia:

Boys Prevention: The complex nature and cultural stigma surrounding the abuse of boys have allowed it to go unnoticed by the general public. These projects seek to address the needs of exploited boys and young men, highlighting the empowerment, dignity and self worth in their lives


Urgent Intervention: The sexual slavery and exploitation of children requires immediate action. These projects protect children while supporting the needs of the children themselves.

 
Prevention Networks: Collaboration is one of the key elements that will see the end of child sex slavery and exploitation. These networks work to build community based awareness, skills training, resource development, and capacity building

Population Served / /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Description Love146 has a prevention effort in Europe to address trafficking through education, and awareness in youth:

Cross Border Initiative:A creative response to the trafficking of youth in Europe utilizing a pop culture magazine containing articles addressing issues that contribute to the vulnerability of young people.
Population Served / /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.

The long term function of the 'escape' prevention magazine is to stem the tide of young East Europeans who are being deceived into human
trafficking situations. A critical aspect for East Europeans is that ages 13-17 are least aware of the dangers and most at risk. We aim to eradicate this deficit through good education and relevant communication around trafficking in people and sexual exploitation.

Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.

Internal Program Evaluations & research has been undertaken via basic feedback tools to determine if the Escape magazine is giving good information on trafficking and education on underlying issues such
as gender inequality, domestic violence and economic poverty.



Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.

We are too early in the project to determine success. We are
implementing a 3-year study of comparable schools culturally and economically, one in an area the magazine is distributed and one where it is not. This research is being carried out by Gallop.



Program Comments
CEO Comments The complex influences of culture, religion, economics, and politics require a thoughtful, committed response. Love 146 has initiated two core program areas to combat the issue of child sex slavery and exploitation, Prevention and Aftercare. In addition, Love146 works to grow a body of Research on the issue to enhance the knowledge base for the communities we serve, our partners, and our work.
CEO/Executive Director
Rob Morris
Term Start Feb 2002
Email info@love146.org
Experience Rob Morris is a co-founder and the president of Love146. Prior to establishing Love146, Rob worked with Mercy Ships International directing training schools at the International Operations Center. Rob travels internationally to speak and teach on issues of justice, compassion and human rights.
Co-CEO
Steve Martin
Term Start 2004
Email steve@love146.org
Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 13
Number of Part Time Staff 2
Number of Volunteers 3
Number of Contract Staff 1
Staff Retention Rate 93%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 14
Hispanic/Latino 1
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 7
Female 8
Unspecified 0
Senior Staff
Title VP of Programs
Title COO
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Agent of ChangeGQ Magazine2007
Award for Social JusticeMySpace2008
Accredited CharityBetter Business Bureau2012
Board Chair
Rudy Chavez
Company Affiliation Baume & Mercier North America
Term May 2011 to May 2013
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Heather Crane Tour Wives’ Association
Ellie Dyk No Affiliation
Paul Gordon First Niagara Bank
Mark Markiewicz Mayflower Services UK
Karen Olcott Microsoft
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 5
Hispanic/Latino 1
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 3
Female 3
 
 
Financials
Fiscal Year Start July 01 2011
Fiscal Year End June 30 2012
Projected Revenue $2,350,000.00
Projected Expenses $2,350,000.00
Credit Line Yes
Reserve Fund Yes
Documents
Form 990s
Form 9902011
Form 9902010
Audit Documents
2010-2011 Audit2011
2009-2010 Audit2010
Audit 092009
IRS Letter of Exemption
IRS Letter of Determination
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201120102009
Program Expense$1,709,211$1,378,219--
Administration Expense$345,095$254,847--
Fundraising Expense$319,034$295,718--
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.950.97--
Program Expense/Total Expenses72%71%--
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue14%16%--
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201120102009
Total Assets$305,471$443,288--
Current Assets$291,769$423,936--
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities$36,148$55,696--
Total Net Assets$269,323$387,592--
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201120102009
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountCrane Family Foundation $174,761Crane Family Foundation $107,500--
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountGrace Farms Foundation $50,000True North Community Church $103,755--
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount --Spring Harvest $39,816--
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201120102009
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities8.077.61--
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201120102009
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%--
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? Yes
Comments
CEO Comments Note: in 2009 we switched from a calendar year with a corresponding fiscal calendar to a fiscal calendar beginning July1 and ending June 30.
Foundation Staff Comments This profile, including the financial summaries prepared and submitted by the organization based on its own independent and/or internal audit processes and regulatory submissions, has been read by the Foundation. Financial information is inputted by Foundation staff directly from the organization’s IRS Form 990, audited financial statements or other financial documents approved by the nonprofit’s board. The Foundation has not audited the organization’s financial statements or tax filings, and makes no representations or warranties thereon. The Community Foundation is continuing to receive information submitted by the organization and may periodically update the organization’s profile to reflect the most current financial and other information available. The organization has completed the fields required by The Community Foundation and updated their profile in the last year. To see if the organization has received a competitive grant from The Community Foundation in the last five years, please go to the General Information Tab of the profile.
Address PO Box 8266
New Haven, CT 06530
Primary Phone 203 772-4420
Contact Email info@love146.org
CEO/Executive Director Rob Morris
Board Chair Rudy Chavez
Board Chair Company Affiliation Baume & Mercier North America

 

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