Giving a Voice to the Innocent

Giving a voice to the innocent with Jamie Sivrais

In this episode of The Grass Gets Greener podcast, I'm joined by Jamie Sivrais of A Voice for the Innocent. Jamie joins me to share his story of how he went from growing up without his dad until about the age of 10, to being sexually abused by him, to creating an organization that gives a voice to those affected by sexual violence.  

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The Details

Traumatic experience:

Jamie was sexually abused by his father from around the ages of 10-12.

Effects of the traumatic experience:

The abuse led Jamie to develop anger issues and have difficulties with relationships.

Overcoming the traumatic experience:

The support of his mom and music helped Jamie to overcome what happened to him.

What Jamie does today:

Jamie is the founder of the non-profit organization, A Voice for the Innocent.

Final Question:

Given what you know now, if you could go back to when you were going through the tough times and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be?

Jamie's Answer: That your parent can be your abuser and it's not your fault.

Links Mentioned

AVFTI.org - The website for A Voice for the Innocent

Facebook - AVFTI's Facebook page

Twitter - AVFTI's Twitter profile

Instagram - AVFTI's Instagram profile

SaveOurScene.org - The crowdfunding campaign for AVFTI

TWLOHA - The website for To Write Love On Her Arms

Info (at) AVoiceForTheInnocent (dot) org - The email address you can use if you'd like to reach out to Jamie

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