EMPOWERING ADULTS TO PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

Our evidence-informed training influences community behavior change. Once certified in Stewards of Children®, adults will take action to protect the children in their lives. Your financial gift is an investment in prevention.

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1 in 10

1 in 10

children will be sexually abused by age 18

42 Million

42M

There are 42 million survivors of child sexual abuse in the US

90%

90%

90% of abused children know their abuser

THE 5 STEPS TO PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN

Simple and practical actions you can take to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

STEWARDS OF CHILDREN PREVENTION TRAINING

Real people and real stories to show you how to protect children from sexual abuse.

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We know that when adults are trained, they take the steps to protect children from sexual abuse.

During our award-winning Stewards of Children® prevention training, you’ll meet survivors who lived through child sexual abuse, experienced its immediate and long-term effects, and ultimately were able to find healing. You’ll meet experts who work with children and families and confront abuse on a daily basis. Lastly, you’ll find concrete steps that you can take to protect the children in your life.

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November 19, 2018
Hugging is a Choice

The holidays are here – time for family get-togethers, friend drop-ins, and fun holiday traditions. This season can quickly become hectic, too.  Work becomes busier, obligations to family and friends quickly pile up, and somehow you must find the perfect gift for your favorite people. During this busy time of holiday events and influx of …

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November 19, 2018
Darkness to Light Holds Ignite 2018

Darkness to Light holds second annual child abuse prevention conference. Conference, presented by the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, brings together sexual abuse prevention leaders from across the country around the common goal of making communities safer for children. Third conference slated for Boston early October 2019. Darkness to Light recently held its second annual Ignite …

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November 9, 2018
2018 National Awards

Darkness to Light presented our national awards at our National Prevention Conference, Ignite 2018. We are grateful for the amazing partners that work tirelessly in their communities to protect children from sexual abuse. From dedicating their evenings and weekends to trainings, to promoting prevention throughout their everyday conversations, to standing up for children no matter the situation, our Authorized Facilitators are …

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