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Elaine McCartin

Advisory Services Associate

Elaine McCartin currently serves as the Advisory Services Associate for Polaris. Ms. McCartin works with the Advisory Services team through supporting various strategic initiatives and projects. She employs her experience in writing for diverse audiences to assist in content creation on a multitude of platforms, including training materials, website content, and in both traditional and social media. Ms. McCartin originally joined Polaris in January 2014 as a Public Outreach and Communications fellow.

Before coming to Polaris, Ms. McCartin worked as a Communications and Outreach Intern at Women Thrive Worldwide and a Public Policy Intern at Food for the Hungry. She graduated from Colorado College with a degree in English, and in 2011 she spent a semester studying abroad at the University of Ghana.

 

Blog Posts by Elaine McCartin

Reaching Out for Help

Reaching Out for Help as an LGBTQ Person

Elaine McCartin|December 14, 2016

Reaching out for help is sometimes easier said than done. Our new resource shows LGBTQ youth that inclusive, identity-affirming help is available, if they want it.

Staying Safe: New Resource Helps LGBTQ Youth Protect Themselves and Their Friends from Human Trafficking

Staying Safe: New Resource Helps LGBTQ Youth Protect Themselves from Human Trafficking

Elaine McCartin|November 16, 2016

We can’t just depend on law enforcement, service providers, or concerned citizens to intervene in a potential trafficking situation. We have to equip individuals with the tools to recognize and respond to trafficking within their own communities.

How the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline Supports the Anti-Trafficking Community

How the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Supports the Anti-Trafficking Community

Elaine McCartin|August 04, 2016

Regional Specialist Jenna Novak gave a live webinar presentation about how the NHTRC supports the anti-trafficking community.