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Our First City to become a Partner in Prevention – Germantown designated ‘Partner in Prevention’ of sex abuse

The City of Germantown is now an acknowledged leader in keeping kids safe from child sexual abuse. It is the first city in the US to be designated as a Partner in Prevention by Darkness to Light as a result of a partnership with the Memphis Child Advocacy Center. Darkness to Light is a nonprofit child sexual abuse prevention organization that is nationally recognized as a leading provider of effective child sexual abuse prevention strategy. It created Stewards of Children, the only evidence-based child sexual abuse prevention training …

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Memphis Child Advocacy Center program brings awareness of child sex abuse

On July 13, the day after the Freeh Report exposed the sins of Penn State’s leaders for all the world to see, the Memphis Child Advocacy Center went to Facebook with a well-timed invitation: The report on Penn State is a wake-up call: Institutions & organizations, make sure your house is in order, make sure you are fulfilling your responsibility to keeping kids safe. We can help — thru our powerful Stewards of Children training, and with hands-on policy work. Contact Carol at cdrake@memphiscac.org or 888-4363. For …

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Memphis Child Advocacy Making Prevention Happen

Virginia Stallworth, Associate Director of Memphis Child Advocacy along with her team, are on a mission to teach Memphis adults how to keep children safe.  They recently launched a new initiative in Memphis/Shelby County with a goal of training 35,000 adults in 5 years.  Virginia was recently quoted in The Commercial Appeal of Memphis, “If we can touch 5 percent of the population, a cultural shift will occur,” Stallworth said. “Just like with the seatbelt movement and smoking policies, we want to create a lasting, …

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