Mission and Vision

The Hard Places Community’s Vision:
Our vision is to bring hope to the hopeless in the darkest corners of this world.

The Hard Places Community’s Mission:

The Hard Places Community in Cambodia’s own Derek Collard will be doing a speaking tour in the US and Canada from January-April 2014.

Derek has been working with our children and young adults on the front lines since 2009. He lives in Phnom Penh and daily touches those who have been traumatized by sexual exploitation and abuse.

To book a speaking engagement with Derek, please contact him at hardplacesderek@gmail.com, or call our USA Director Drew Mellon at 1-601-942-0429.

Both of them will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn more about child sex trafficking and how YOU can be part of the solution!


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