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June is Internet Safety Month

For kids, technology and the internet offer amazing opportunities to learn, explore, socialize, and play. But how do you protect them from the dangers that come along with it? Read our Internet Safety Month tips for putting safeguards in place that...

Darkness to Light Selected as a 2024 TCS New York City Marathon Charity Partner

Darkness to Light has been selected as an Official Charity Partner for the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon! As a charity partner, we received five entry spots for the race on November 3, 2024. These runners will raise funds to support Darkness to...
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What it Takes to Protect Children, Our Summer Camp Toolkit

Summer camp, whether overnight camp or day camp, is a time for kids to experience recreational fun balanced with growing independence.  When making a choice about the camps your child will attend, it’s important to know what to ask. More than likely...

Darkness to Light Secures State Funding, Championed by Representative Wetmore

Recognizing the vital need to address and support programs and policies that improve community welfare, Democratic Representative Elizabeth “Spencer” Wetmore (D-115) played a pivotal role in securing significant funding for Darkness to...

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...

 

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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