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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Get involved!

April’s arrival brings with it the potential for many wonderful memories with the children you love. Winter melts away to the blossom of spring, the Easter bunny brings eggs and candy for kids to find and enjoy, and park days and outdoor adventures become regular weekend activities. April also marks¬†National Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. What better time to take action and protect children, creating safer environments for them to develop happy memories free of the trauma of child sexual …

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Protecting Children Begins with YOU

As National Child Abuse Prevention Month draws to a close, Darkness to Light issues a call to action to all adults in our community. It is our collective responsibility to protect children from sexual abuse, and we can start by ensuring our local youth-serving organizations implement policies and procedures that support this endeavor. Many businesses are now taking comprehensive steps to better protect the children they serve. Churches, youth centers, recreational facilities, and education providers nationwide have joined the movement as D2L Partners in Prevention. …

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Oprah’s Proudest Moment

Oprah Winfrey, in her very last show which aired this afternoon,¬† proclaimed her greatest accomplishment in her 25 years to be the dedication of 217 shows on the topic of child sexual abuse. Winfrey added that her proudest moment in all those years, in speaking with over 30,000 people on her stage, was the show revealing the sexual abuse of 200 men that stood up, along with Tyler Perry, to let go of their shame of having been sexually abused as children. We’re proud of …

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