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Savannah Sanders
Patient Advocate

Savannah Sanders
Savannah Sanders

Savannah Sanders is the founder of and author of Sex Trafficking Prevention: A Trauma-Informed Approach for Parents and Professionals. Sanders has expertise in human trafficking, child abuse prevention, trauma-informed care, harm reduction, intergenerational abuse and is a strong advocate for survivor leadership. For more than 9 years, Mrs. Sanders has worked with communities across the country to provide survivor and trauma-informed training, consulting and curriculum development that impacts the way survivors of abuse receive services. She uses her dynamic background as a social worker, parent, foster parent, and survivor leader to impact the hearts and minds of those with whom she works.

Previously, Mrs. Sanders was the DIrector of Human Trafficking and Community Outreach at a 120-bed crisis shelter, working to fully integrated human trafficking services and increase identification for survivors of all forms of human trafficking. She also worked to develop regional protocols to increase response and training across Arizona to better serve survivors in rural communities. As the training coordinator for the Safe Action Project, Sanders trained hospitality staff around the country on how to recognize and report human trafficking within hotels. Mrs. Sanders has extensive experience in providing training seminars for rural communities, prevention, trauma-informed care, and integrating services.

Honors include:

  • 2015: Mesa Community College Distinguished Women’s Award
  • 2014: Child Abuse Prevention: Healing Award
  • 2014: The Governor’s Triumph over Tragedy Award

Sanders shares her compelling story of abuse and recovery as a source of inspiration and motivation for audiences across the United States, providing testimony on Emmy-nominated television news segments, documentaries and on talk radio. Sanders has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and a minor in women and gender studies from Arizona State University.

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