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“Grieve for that Child” – A community rallies against child sexual abuse

Source: Sean Kirst with Syracuse.com Administrators at the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center called Jennifer Nadler a few days ago. They asked if she could be at their East Genesee Street headquarters at 10 this morning, when they announce a historic collaboration to confront the sexual abuse of children in our community. At McMahon/Ryan, they’d heard of Nadler, 36. She is a survivor who chooses to speak out. This month, she gave two community presentations based on the same ideals as a new “Darkness to Light” …

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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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Training to prevent child sexual abuse in Foxborough, Massachusetts

To commemorate April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Hockomock Area YMCA will hold a child sexual abuse-prevention training in Foxborough April 29 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 8 Chestnut St. The educational program has already been extended to all town employees. Registration is required at least 24 hours in advance. Space is limited. To sign up, contact Tony Calcia, one of the YMCA’s trainers, at 508-643-5226, or send an e-mail to tonyc@hockymca.org.

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This April, Go Social with CSA Prevention!

April is both National Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. What better time to show your commitment to ending child sexual abuse (CSA)? Getting involved can be as simple as updating your social media statuses throughout the month with messages of awareness and prevention. Don’t know what to say? Here are some ideas: Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults occur to children under the age of 18. The good news is that we can prevent this. Learn the facts at …

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JSon Partners with Darkness to Light to Speak Out for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Christian artist, JSon, has joined the movement to end child sexual abuse. Together in a Twitter chat, @JSon116 and @Darkness2Light will speak out about the issue and empower others to prevent child sexual abuse on Wednesday, April 25 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (CST). Simply use the Twitter hashtag #JSonGP to follow along and engage in conversation during the specified time.  Follow @Lampmode for a first look at the twitter chat questions. JSon’s 2012 album release, Growing Pains, reached #4 on iTunes Hip-Hop Chart …

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