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College of Charleston Kappa Delta’s have raised over $170,000 for D2L

As a Kappa Delta, as well as an intern for Darkness to Light, it has been extremely eye opening to merge two of my biggest passions. One of the reasons I was drawn to Kappa Delta Sorority was because of their connection to fighting childhood sexual abuse. Through Kappa Delta Sorority I have had the opportunity to support the cause of preventing childhood sexual abuse with Darkness to Light. Not only do we raise money for D2L, but our whole chapter has been trained in …

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College of Charleston students learn to prevent child sexual abuse

On Tuesday afternoon, D2L headquarters welcomed College of Charleston (CofC) students involved with the Charleston, South Carolina-based Communities In Schools (CIS). This organization provides a “nationally-acclaimed dropout prevention program that surrounds [high school] students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.” CIS requires volunteers to take Stewards of Children training when coming on board. Stewards of Children takes a practical approach to prevention training, and is delivered in a conversational, real-world style — a method students can appreciate. Participants learn …

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A Millennial’s Take on CSA Prevention and Why It Matters

When you’re unpacking your belongings at college, it’s the crossroads of a lot of things. Adolescence and adulthood begin to blur together and you start to follow your own path. Part of this process in growing up, is taking ownership in yourself, your school, and your community. When you’re coming out of high school, sexual abuse of any nature can feel like a taboo topic that we aren’t quite old enough to acknowledge. But that’s the point. Once we become members of our community, we …

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