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November 6, 2014

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November 6, 2014

I am one of those ungrateful children who lived in the Children of the Night home for over 2 years. I was
not appreciative of staff who thought they could come in and make all of my problems go away with a
smile.
Children of the Night is not a place where people can come in and work
and expect to feel good. It is
not about them it is about children, like me, who have suffered miserably at the hands of adults. That’s what makes Children of the Night different – it is about the kids not the staff.

Today I am a mother and successful professional – No other program or foster home could have or
would have seen me through my horrible childhood. I am sure some of the staff that came and left Children of the Night hated me too.

I am forever indebted to the staff and Lois Lee who stayed with me and saw me through the unraveling
of my childhood and preparation for my future.

No one else would have done this for me and the other children who lived in their home.


November 5, 2014

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November 5, 2014

HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT !!!
!Real bad experince working there. Awful and horrible behavior from staff and Ceo president Lois. I was excited once I was hired but that lasted about a week!
Employee QUIT majority of the time. Trust me I was there to witness it! They have minimum amount of
staff working there which made it more difficult. . It created intense pressure. Not much training and not enough hourly pay for what we had to endure!!

if you do not want your pay checks on time, if you do not mind working with people with no professionalism and do not mind being humiliated on constant basis by everyone!!

THen this is the job for you! The worse experince ever!!!!! I quit bcus I deserved to be treated humanly and fair!!!!!! This is just the facts im stating here..... is nothing but the truth !!


I understand it's all about the children but what does it tell you when staff in that facility are being replaced by the second bcus they decide to quit....
What does it tell you about how she's running the organization!

We are talking about ADULTS who demonstrated inappropriate, rude, obnoxious behavior, that created a hostile work environment for the rest of the staff who was recently hired but decided to leave due to mistreatment.
There hostile behavior, actions and communication was severe. the hostility seriously disrupted all of the employee’s work.
Lois is very degrading and nasty . I made my research on Lois and she's has prior record of misconduct. I also couldn't fathomed that she is friends with Hugh Hefner a man who was was having sex with twins who were underage. The only thing she's after is the money and fame .

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

October 1, 2012
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October 1, 2012
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Dr. lois lee Is a great person. She has helped change many lives. I know because she helped change mine. This is a great place for children that are on the street and want to get off of them and change their lives around. Keep up the good work LOIS......

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

September 14, 2009

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September 14, 2009

I was introduced to Lois and Children of the Night in 1996 as a victim. Children of the Night and Dr. Lois Lee helped me finish 2 years of high school in one year, become self reliant, and achive all the goals I have ever set out to do. Lois became my lifeline and without her I would probably be dead. She opened her heart and touched my life like no one else. COTN prosecuted the people who preyed on the innocent . I came to feel loved, and accepted. COTN helped me on a path that would turn my life around. I am who I am today because they were there for me. This is the least I can do to try and help other children who at some point will need their help. There are children living at COTN that need your help NOW. Please donate anything you can. www.childrenofthenight.org

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

in my personal life as a child that was helped by Children of the Night.

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

September 2, 2009

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September 2, 2009

I was in a NYC police station beaten up with no where to turn, when I called Children of the Night's hotline. Two days later I was a resident. It was a home where I finally felt accepted and I could take advantage of being a kid. The shelter, which I thought I was going to run from, ended up being my home for four years. During my four years, I achieved an honorable mention in the Los Angeles County Science Fair, a scholarship to attend the Tyra Bank's summer camp, T-Zone. The follwoing summer Tyra requested me to attend her camp as a junior mentor. I also joined the Los Angeles Valley Community College speech and debate team and won several awards for my speeches. Before entering a university, I had accumlated 30 college units. I walked into the shelter as a victimized child who was taken advantage of sexually, physically, and mentally, but I graduated from the shelter,not only as a confident individual, but an individual to conquer my own destiny.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

through myself. I entered the shelter with no sense of direction. I successfully completed the program knowing I have goals and aspirations that are attainable.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

nobody could ever accomplish what Dr.Lee has done with this organization.She goes beyond the limits, to make sure everything is done right. One of my many fond memories was when Dr.Lee and her son helped me move into my college dorm.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

seeing myself accomplish things I thought were not feasible. I went from a 6th grade drop out, to being the youngest candidate in Speech and Debate competitions. The most enjoyable part will have to be the support unit Dr. Lee has developed at the shelter

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

the staff is welcoming.The principal of the school is AMAZING. When you think you are unable to accomplish something, you think wrong. We have wonderful doctors who provide their services and we are thankful to have them in our lives.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

it would be able to keep the doors open for those sexually exploited chidlren who fall through the cracks and help maintain the Children of the Night 10,000 plus alumni association.

Ways to make it better...

my experience there was a blessing. I wouldn't change anything about it!!!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

there are no challenges that Dr.Lee can not overcome, but the challenge that faces the organization is the lack of knowledge people have about American children who are sexually exploited in prostitution.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I would not be where I am today without Children of the Night!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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