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Dr. Brook Parker-Bello is an author, thought leader, justice advocate, actress, techie, ordained minister and survivor champion against human trafficking, and the Founding CEO of More Too Life, Inc, an Open Doors Outreach Network Provider.
Founder, CEO and Executive Director
She is also the Founder of Youthiasm® a faith-based ministry to ignite empathy and honor. She is the author of several successful books and digital and copy educational curriculum platforms aimed at the prevention of sexual exploitation and gender-based violence in the 21st century related to digital integrity as well as the Legacy of Fatherhood. Dr. Bello has spoken alongside presidents, prime ministers, and fellow change-makers, at universities, large conferences and federal agencies. Aside from holding a Ph.D. in Pastoral Clinical Counseling, she was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama and White House, the Advocate of the Year Award from Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi and Governor Rick Scott, named by United Way Worldwide as a Hero for her work and most recently was named by Google as a Google Next-Gen Policy Leader 2017-2020, 2019 Department of Justice ATF Division Victim Advocate of the Year. She is a an expert consultant for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Title X Clinics; Population Affairs National Human Trafficking Training with Global Centurion. Was on special advisory Council for NOVO.org. Proud Trivia: Dr. Bello is the great grand niece of Vada Watson Somerville, the relentless civil rights leader, first Black Dental Surgeon in California from USA and only female and Black in the graduating class, co-founder NAACP LA Chapter, and builder/owner of the Famous Dunbar Hotel on Central Ave, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vada_Somerville. She is the creator of "Coming Home" the first interactive app and adaptable online mentoring management system for anyone who needs mentoring, case management or supportive resources globally, cominghome.app. Recently, Dr. Bello has partnered with Chance Glasgow, co-creator "Call of Duty" Carlos Wallace and Danny Tolbert to launch "VR EVAL" and the world’s first VR/AI Machine Learning Platform for interviewing questioning and providing counseling in a virtual environment that relaxes all the senses and transports the users. The purpose is the human need for anonymity for victims of sexual violence, trafficking or any trauma to feel safe. Also the ability to avoid racial and other biases common in today’s world as interviews are done via avatar. Dr. Bello is also a graduate of the Masters Series of Distinguished Leaders of Skinner Leadership in Washington, DC. To know more about Dr. Brook Parker-Bello, please visit her websites at moretoolife.org and the legacyoffatherhood.com, cominghome.app and vreval.com. Dr. Bello is grateful to her pastor, John K Jenkins and Trina Jenkins of FBCG.org
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Dr. Bello is the Founder and CEO/ED of the award winning More Too Life, Inc.
an organization dedicated to ending human-trafficking by mentoring and educating those affected by it to rediscover themselves and their authentic identity while motivating others to take charge of changing systems and ideologies that fuel its root causes. She understands that the problems are amphibious and that in tackling the issues, a multi-faceted approach is vital. She also recognizes that social problems are interconnected and lean on one another. It is for this reason that she also founded the YOUTHIASM® an organization that seeks to develop well-being. It's meaning is to be enthusiastic about living a life in God. The platform would allows Those who have been pulled out of misery to rediscover their authentic identity and take charge of their emotions while rising above their misfortunes. The Legacy of Fatherhood Initiative is yet another link in the chain through which Dr. Bello hopes to connect all the dots for a wholesome community. Through the initiative, she has Taught men and Boys who would become men of honor. There is also a faith-based format for those that desire to know who God has created them to be. As she puts it herself, “without men of honor we will fail.”
A curriculum developer of repute, versed in social innovation and recognized for her groundbreaking works in designing quantifiable metrics for determining progress on social issues, Dr. Bello within the framework of More Too Life Foundation has been a key ally to different communities. More Too Life operates an Education and Assessment Crisis Care Centre in florida with new services scheduled to take off at the New More Too Life Archangel Ranch in South Florida. With direct and indirect services that affects thousands of victims, as well as hundreds of thousands of national communities, More Too Life Foundation has been identified as making remarkable revolutionary steps in delivering prevention education to hundreds of youths and young adults.
And it is no surprise that More Too Life Foundation has been able to make significant steps in preventive education as Dr. Bello parades extensive expertise in preventive analysis and expert reading of social issues. Having designed numerous successful and innovative root cause-focused curriculums such as RJEDE (Restorative Justice End Demand Education) – a Court appointed and volunteer course on sexual violence, prostitution and human trafficking prevention Online and in Miami/Dade, Sarasota and Manatee Counties – she has shown herself proficient in providing socially innovative solutions that work. She also designed LATN and LATN D2 (Living Above the Noise), an educational Mentoring Curriculum for Victims of sexual violence and human trafficking as well as for survivors of the twin evil. She is in partnership with college campuses, Organizations, Companies, Faith Communities and amongst others in providing these mentoring and preventive curriculums. Evaluation of her efforts and the bold imprints of her preventive and mentorship curriculum is Groundbreaking. Go to sosuniversity.com.
An alumni of the Masters Series of Distinguished Leaders from the Skinner Leadership Institute, Dr. Bello has shown a profound understanding of the challenges as well as a keen understanding of what needs to be done. Her expertise and uncommon dexterity in managing platforms that are able to galvanize various strata of the society towards effective efforts aimed at goals has seen her and her platforms receiving numerous recognitions. She was chosen as 1 out of 10 national heroes in a series by Dolphin Digital Media and United Way Worldwide called “the Hero Effect”, airing as a new series on the Oprah Winfrey Network. United Way Worldwide also recognized her More Too Life Foundation as one of the best in the nation.
As a Google Next Gen Policy Leader, with the opportunity to learn from leading Google executives and other leaders on issues connected to tech and tech policy, Dr. Bello has become even better positioned to continue engaging and teaching what she has described as “Digital Integrity, intelligence and safety.”
A motivational speaker, keynote lecturer and minister, Dr. Bello has featured on numerous platforms including over a hundred magazines, newspapers and e-zines. She was featured in the Essence and Ebony Magazines where she took the opportunity to tell the incredible story that is her life. With speaking engagements that has seen her crisscrossing the length and breadth of the country, she has made stops at the White House, Federal HHS, Regent University, Virginia Commonwealth, Miles College, Alabama University, USF, Ringling College of Art and Design, Shared Hope International, Wheelock College of Art and Design, Festival Cannes, UCLA, Cal-State Dominguez Hills, Cal-State Irvine, Alabama’s UAB, Miles College, United Way Worldwide and various United Ways, the prestigious Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Fredrick Douglass Family Initiative, Joshua Dubois-Values Partnerships, Rotary International Conference and so many more.
In all the platforms Dr. Bello has spoken, she has always tapped into her past trauma, and approaches the subject with uncommon passion, intelligence and grace. Knowing that she cannot always be physically present to reach out to thousands of persons all over the country who needs to hear the message she spreads and being almost impossible to grace countless platforms which she has been invited, Dr. Bello has made it a point of duty to author and co-author many books, manuals, articles, journals, blogs etc. She is the author of “Living inside the Rainbow: A workbook and Study Journal” a faith-based educational approach companion for rediscovering oneself and reinventing one’s mind, especially following the trauma of trafficking. Through her book, the reader is able to reflect on the root causes and underpinning issues and consequently find solutions that will be best fitted for each individual circumstances and nuanced situations.
She is presently putting finishing touches to two new books, her Inspirational Memoir "Untitled Still" and “Shame Undone”, an inspirational book that would unbind its readers from the shame of their past and usher them into the promise of God’s forgiveness and glory. It would be a masterpiece on learning how to forgive oneself because God has forgiven you as well as a manual to lead you from the point of self-loathing to God’s grace which unshackles us from the densest of bondages. Dr. Bello’s books are masterpieces with copies being sold at Harvard Bookstores and numerous other platforms.
Dr. Bello realizes the enormity of the challenges and the dearth of resources both financial and human resources. She thus invites us all to get on board and provide support in any way we can, including identifying any cases of Commercial Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) in our region. Your support may be extended via the website moretoolife or email at Team@moretoolife.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/drbrook.bello
Dr. Bello realizes the enormity of the challenges and the dearth of resources both financial and human resources. She thus invites us all to get on board and provide support in any way we can, including identifying any cases of Commercial Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) in our region. Your support may be extended via the website www.moretoolife.org or email at Team@moretoolife.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/drbrook.bello