News

2015
Former Miss America, incest survivor, shares her story
Shreveport Times (October 7 by Maggie Martin)
“Students Come Together for a Great Cause”
Shreveport Times (October 2 by Doug Collier)
Two great rivals joined forces for a great cause. Students from C.E. Byrd and Parkway High Schools worked together to raise $21, 543.00 for the Gingerbread House.

Parkway Byrd Game

“Partners In Prevention:  Former Miss America to share story at Gingerbread House Luncheon”
City Life Magazine (October 2015 by Bonnie Culverhouse)
“Spirit of Joy”, feature on Jessica Milan Miller
City Life Magazine
 (July 2015)
“She recently won the top honor in her field with the recent Geaux Blue for Kids 2014 Leadership Award. Miller tells CityLife about her passion for her job, what the award means to her and her life as a mom.”
“Gingerbread House featured in ‘50 Stars in 50 States’”
Shreveport Times (March 12, 2015 by Sherry Shephard)
“There are nearly 800 children’s advocacy centers in the U.S., so to be nominated by one’s state and to receive recognition as one of 50 top-tier innovative programs in the nation is a remarkable achievement,” Huizar said.

2014
Interview with Jessica Milan Miller
KSLA Hometown Show (sponsored by Yokem Toyota)
“Most Wanted’s John Walsh speaks at luncheon”
Shreveport Times, by Maggie Martin
“Victims’ rights activist and TV host visits Gingerbread House luncheon”
KTAL 6 News by Josh Marcisz
“Walsh praised the Gingerbread House calling it a model other state’s should follow. He added that the difficult decision to talk about child abuse is the simplest step in seeking a solution.  ‘I think the more we talk about it, the more we deal with an uncomfortable subject, the more we’ll be able to change things.’ ”