Aspire – direct one’s hopes and ambitions toward achieving something.
Foster – encourage or promote the development of something positive.
Autonomy – freedom from external control or influence; independence.
ASPIRE is a presence, initiating recovery and empowerment that provides an opportunity for growth and development and fosters autonomy. Survivors of human trafficking have the right to be treated with dignity, respect, and love. They should be looked to as the experts of their life and should be awarded the same rights and opportunities to pursue their hopes and ambitions. ASPIRE believes in the cultivation of resources, services, community, and human relationships to foster equity and allow dreams to become a reality.