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Jolie Logan, President & CEO of Darkness to Light, reflects on 2012 and looks ahead to 2013 in this feature interview by The Post & Courier

Darkness to Light leader looks ahead after high-profile sex abuse cases By Jennifer Berry Hawes, The Post & Courier – posted Saturday January 5, 2013 Photo: (Brad Nettles/postandcourier.com) 12/31/12 Just weeks after Logan was named president and CEO of the child sexual abuse prevention group, a yearlong onslaught of headlines began to reveal everything from horrific locker room shower assaults at Penn State to porn and masturbation sessions with summer campers at The Citadel. And it didn’t stop with Sandusky and ReVille. Longtime BBC children’s television …

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New Adam Sandler movie “That’s My Boy” glorifies outdated views on healthy sexuality

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: JOLIE LOGAN (W): 843-965-5444 X 27 New Adam Sandler movie “That’s My Boy” glorifies outdated views on healthy sexuality. CHICAGO, IL, June 7, 2012 – Numerous media outlets are reporting that Adam Sandler’s new movie “That’s My Boy” makes light of statutory rape in its depiction of a thirteen-year old boy’s sexual relationship with his teacher at school. That relationship results in the teacher’s pregnancy, a jail sentence, and Sandler’s character being forced to raise the child himself.  When the …

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Alliance Seeks to Make Child Sexual Abuse Prevention a National Priority; New Federal Policies Needed

Three national organizations combatting child sexual abuse (CSA) are working diligently in an alliance to support and enhance federal government policies and procedures that will make CSA prevention a national priority. Darkness to Light, Stop It Now!, and Prevent Child Abuse America have created the CSA Prevention Alliance (Alliance) to introduce a new national standard for CSA prevention and intervention. The Alliance supports federal agencies in finding ways to integrate child sexual abuse and exploitation prevention policies and practices into schools, child/youth-serving organizations, law enforcement …

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Free Webinar from Stop It Now!

How Understanding and Responding to Children’s Sexual Behaviors Can Prevent Child Sexual Abuse This workshop covers how to determine whether sexual behaviors in children are age-appropriate and how to respond to behaviors that are outside of what you would expect to see in children of various ages. This workshop is particularly appropriate for professionals who work with families or children, including child care providers, home visitors, teachers, and staff of youth serving organizations. The focus is on pre-pubescent children. Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Time: …

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A Letter to Jerry Sandusky, Coward

“I don’t believe you’re a monster, Jerry. But I do believe a part of you really wanted to make a difference in these boys’ lives. You still can: tell the truth.” ~ Gretl Claggett

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D2L Conducts a Briefing for US Dept of Justice Officials

On May 5th, D2L, Stop it Now!, and Prevent Child Abuse America jointly conducted a briefing for 18 US Department of Justice officials. The briefing was a huge success, resulting in commitments to look for ways to include child sexual abuse prevention into Department of Justice programs and grants. A little background… Along with Stop It Now! and Prevent Child Abuse America, other leading national organizations, D2L is working with federal agencies to encourage the integration of  prevention policies and practices into schools, child/youth-serving organizations, …

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