A college student’s perspective on child sexual abuse prevention

By Linda Daniel. A few months ago, I interviewed at Darkness to Light for a social media internship. During that time, I was focused on finding an internship, and little did I know this organization would change my perspective on life. As I read about its dedication to raising awareness of child sexual abuse and how to prevent it, I became immersed in the mission. When I joined the D2L family, I was required to take the award-winning Stewards of Children training. From there, my …

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How should I react?

Do you know how to respond if you discover or suspect child sexual abuse is occurring?

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Child sexual abuse prevention meets the bright lights of NYC’s Times Square

A 10-second public service announcement for Darkness to Light is now appearing on the CBS Superscreen in Times Square. The video, which will run hourly through the end of April, focuses on child sexual abuse education and prevention. “We are thrilled to have this opportunity to reach 300,000 people a day with our message of preventing child sexual abuse,” said President and CEO Jolie Logan. “We hope this message will encourage people to talk about the issue. When the world makes sexual abuse prevention part …

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Bringing children from darkness to light

Original article by: Joseph Hamrick, The Commerce Journal Commerce, TX — One out of every 10 children in the United States are sexually assaulted before they reach the age of 18, according to researchers from Darkness to Light. County Court-at-Law No. 1 Judge Andrew Bench said he wants that to end. Bench spoke before the Retired Teachers Club inside the Alumni Center at Texas A&M University-Commerce about his partnership with Darkness to Light, an organization that equips citizens with tools to spot and prevent child …

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Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA Partners in Prevention

Congratulations to the Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA! With over 96% of their staff now trained in D2L’s Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention program, they’ve achieved our Partner in Prevention designation. Thanks for all your efforts to protect children – you’re making a huge difference! Learn how your organization can become a Partner in Prevention by visiting www.D2L.org/Partner.

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Sandusky’s son makes first public appearance in support of Penn State film

Matt Sandusky, adopted son of convicted child sexual abuser Jerry Sandusky, recently attended the Sundance Film Festival premiere of “Happy Valley.” This documentary sheds light on the infamous abuse scandal and its impact on the Penn State community. It was the younger Sandusky’s first public appearance since bravely coming forward to testify against his father in 2012. Over 90% of child sexual abuse victims are abused by someone they know and trust. “My role in the film was to share the perspective of a survivor, to give survivors …

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Chefs Discuss Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (post 3 of 3)

Chefs from some of Charleston’s top restaurants discuss child sexual abuse prevention. Post 1 Post 2 Each chef featured in this video participated in the Darkness to Light Gala, lending their time, talents, and staff to help create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those in attendance. We wish them a heartfelt thank you for their support, and for their ongoing dedication to protecting children.

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Chefs Discuss Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (Post 2 of 3)

Chefs from some of Charleston’s top restaurants discuss child sexual abuse prevention. Chefs Discuss Prevention: Post 1 Each chef featured in this video participated in the Darkness to Light Gala, lending their time, talents, and staff to help create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those in attendance. We wish them a heartfelt thank you for their support, and for their ongoing dedication to protecting children.

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Chefs Discuss Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (post 1 of 3)

Chefs from some of Charleston’s top restaurants discuss child sexual abuse prevention. Stay tuned for the second and third installations, which will be posted on Mondays this January.   Each chef featured in this video participated in the Darkness to Light Gala, lending their time, talents, and staff to help create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those in attendance. We wish them a heartfelt thank you for their support, and for their ongoing dedication to protecting children.

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Darkness to Light Recognized As One of “50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving”

Along with the American Red Cross, FarmAid, National Geographic, and many other familiar names, Darkness to Light was named one of Nonprofit Tech for Good’s ”50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving.” We are thrilled to earn this honor. We’re also thrilled to see on this list the names of several organizations whose missions are to protect children and provide support for those who have survived abuse. Our culture is changing, and people are more willing to actively protect children and speak out against child sexual …

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