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It’s hard out for a pimp

Ever since I joined Two Wings, I’ve noticed words, phrasing, and even vocabulary more than ever. Which is saying something for a writer. I’ve noticed the way we utilize language to describe bad situations, like “I just raped that deal” or “Keep your pimp hand strong”…

Day of Beauty: Part II

Two Wings: Helping Women Love Themselves! Two Wings is a nonprofit in the Los Angeles area that I have been introduced to in the past few months, and I think what they are doing is pretty amazing. "Two Wings uses education, mentoring and life coaching to empower...

Getting to Know Tyler Knott

Tyler Knott is an up and coming poet as well as a brilliant photographer based in the glorious state of Montana. He was recently featured as part of our Valentine’s giveaway, collaborating his haikus with various teas. Throughout this interview, you’ll be able to feel...

Introducing Dana – Author for justice

Hey Internet and Two Wing friends, I’m Dana—your new blog writer and contributor. 20 something, passionate, socially aware, City of Angels resident. Where to start my first article? So many ways and such little time. I never thought I’d join a team fighting against...

It’s not too late to empower one more dream

Dear Dreamers, Thank you so much for your generous contributions to Two Wings this past year! In 2013 we were able to put your tax deductible gifts to great use - but I’ll get into all the details of our growth in just a bit. First, please let me tell you the story of...

In Search of Family

When I was a child, I had one wish.  I wanted a real family.  I used to dream about it.  I remember sitting in my backyard and watching the house behind mine.  I am not sure why I picked that house.  There were houses in every direction because we lived in a suburb. ...

Heart of Giving

Dear Holiday Birdies, Tis the season for hustle and bustle and you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed by choices right now and a long holiday to do list. I sure feel that way! With the internet and social media it feels as if there are a thousand voices talking at the...

Finding My Power

Image by Alexandru Dragan I have been thinking about a popular quote by Marianne Williamson the past few days. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that most...

Elisabeth Corey Intro

My childhood was not a childhood. In my family, men had sex with little girls. It was our normal. It was our culture and it was generational. My parents grew up with it. Their parents grew up with it. Most of the victims in our family didn’t even remember it because...

Summer Farewell

As I reach the end of my summer journey at Two Wings, I look back on the past months with fulfillment and satisfaction. I am so glad to have had the opportunity to be apart of such a prestigious organization with huge hearts for helping those in need. Our weekly...

Victims and Society, A Closer Look

When you hear the word prostitute, what do you immediately think of? Women selling their bodies, “morally corrupt” women, social outcasts, morally polluted––generally, not a very positive picture is constructed. We tend to think that women who engage in commercial sex...

Operation Cross Country

On Monday, July 29, 2013, the FBI completed their 7th sweep of Operation Cross Country since its creation and partnering with the Innocence Lost National Initiative in 2003. Collectively, the operation has “resulted in the identification and recovery of more than...

Beyond Gender Lines

As unique individuals, we have come to have a rather refined way as to how we carry ourselves and the manner by which we frame ourselves through our interests, hobbies, beliefs, etc. Though we may come to see our personal interests as building blocks to our character,...

The Polaris Project

The Polaris Project organization works with the community, victims, and government in order to put an end to the abuse of human trafficking. They are,  “Committed to combating human trafficking and modern-day slavery, and to strengthening the anti-trafficking movement...

Opportunity to get involved

“There’s a piece missing- that’s where Two Wings comes in.”  -Alexis Moreno, Program Development Director According to the United States Department of Justice’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, the average age of entry into the commercial sex industry in the...

MAY TW FAMILY DINNER

  We've missed you all so much that we decided its time for another TW Family Dinner. This month we will be hosting our dinner at The Belmont. The newly renovated restaurant and menu is sure to blow you away. Share a meal with your friends, hear updates on our...

Celebrate Your Details

contributed by Ashley Rubell (operations manager of SB Beauty) I was with a group of girlfriends at one of our ritual dinner parties. We always plan these around different cultural cuisines; this night was our Mexican Fiesta. As we sat at the table enjoying a family...

Get to Know Life Coach Brittany Keeler

  This month, we interviewed Brittany Keeler, one of our team’s amazing life coaches. We took a closer look at Brittany’s interests, her journey to Two Wings, and how becoming a coach has been an answer to prayer. Keep reading to learn more about Brittany with...

True Skin

  A couple weekends ago we watched the Oscars where glamorous hair, perfect makeup and elaborate gowns floated down the red carpet. Most girls dream to have a day like that. On that very same day, there was another celebration happening in Los Angeles . . . . ....