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Safety in Seconds: Human Trafficking Prevention

This Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we are shedding light on child sex trafficking – one microlearning module at a time. Explore the knowledge and tools needed to prevent child sex trafficking with our Safety in Seconds series featuring...

Join Our Virtual Roadshow

Our team is hitting the road… virtually! Darkness to Light’s Lead Instructor, Carol Hogue, and Director of Programming and Partnerships, Tracy Leonard, are gearing up for an exciting month of virtual meetings, heading to a region near...

Our Impact in 2023

“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives” – Jackie Robinson  We kicked off 2023 with a bang by announcing the release of the NEW Stewards of Children®, and we have not slowed down since! Take a look back...

Five Safety Tips for the Holidays

Put protection first this holiday season. During the holidays, we spend lots of time and money attempting to create magical experiences for our children. We hang decorations, bake cookies, and sing songs. We take great care in the gifts we purchase...

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...

I Just Became an Authorized Facilitator, Now What?

Perhaps you just completed your Authorized Facilitator workshop or have been recently Re-Authorized to deliver the NEW Stewards of Children®. In either case, you might be wondering what your next steps should be to engage your communities to become...

 

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Supplies Everyone Needs: Our Back-to-School Toolkit

Believe it or not, it is back to school time – time for academics, after school activities and homework.  Back to school means our children find themselves faced with a whole new set of adults (teachers, aides, school staff, and coaches) in which we ask them to trust. But there are many things that we … Read More

Making Spaces Safer. What is an Environmental Scan?

Step 2 of the 5 Steps to Protecting Children™, our framework for preventing child sexual abuse is Minimize Opportunity. We know that more than 80% of sexual abuse cases occur in isolated, one-on-one situations. So if you eliminate or reduce isolated, one-on-one situations between children and adults, as well as children and other youth, you’ll … Read More
Keeping Kids Safe, Our Family Safety Toolkit

Keeping Kids Safe, Our Family Safety Toolkit

Keeping children safe is something that every good parent and caregiver strives to do. From the moment they enter our lives, we are navigating obstacles that affect their emotional, physical, and mental well-being. Danger may come from the physical environment around them or from the activities that they enjoy. We may be trying to shield … Read More
Top Tips for Hiring Care Givers

Top Tips for Hiring Care Givers

As summer approaches, we may find ourselves needing to find childcare solutions for our little ones. Whether we are looking for center-based care, home based care, day camps and recreation programs, a nanny, an occasional babysitter or having to call on family or friends, we need to know that our children will be safe. Use … Read More