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Spotlight: Supporting Hispanic Survivors

Spotlight: Supporting Hispanic Survivors

This week we sat down with Rosa Beltré to discuss the nuances and best practices of supporting Hispanic survivors of child sexual abuse. Rosa serves as the Executive Director of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence, a state-wide coalition that advocates for comprehensive responses and rape crisis services for survivors and empowers communities to … Read More
Honest Conversations: Believing Survivors

Honest Conversations: Believing Survivors

In Honest Conversations episode 6, we sat down with three passionate advocates to discuss protecting Orthodox Jewish kids from abuse. Watch the full conversation below.  The issues facing the Jewish community aren’t unique—just watch our previous conversations about the stigmas and challenges in Hispanic and Black communities. It’s clear that community leadership is key when … Read More
A Survivor Becomes An Advocate – Sylvia’s Story

A Survivor Becomes An Advocate – Sylvia’s Story

I don’t talk about my story much. I guess it’s easier to suppress the feelings or forget about what happened years ago. I remember being a child in Guatemala, my birth country. My parents were working on migrating the family to the U.S. My father left several months before us. We lived in a large … Read More

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Tuesday Talking Points; Knowledge is Power

Anne discusses how the knowledge provided by Darkness to Light gives people the power to PREVENT child sexual abuse.Get Trained!
Economic Impact Calculator

Economic Impact Calculator

<br> After we posted our Tuesday Talking Point regarding the economic impact of child sexual abuse in the United States, I think it’s fair to say that people were shocked with what they heard and read. In the U.S. reported cases of child sexual abuse represent the second most expensive victim crime behind murder, costing … Read More
A Night To Remember: Photos from the Gala

A Night To Remember: Photos from the Gala

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Darkness to Light’s National Helpline Network

Darkness to Light’s National Helpline Network

Darkness to Light provides a toll-free number for individuals living in the United States who need local information and resources about sexual abuse. Any individual, child or adult who needs resources about sexual abuse can call the Helpline. All calls are confidential and will be answered by a trained information and referral service representative. Helpline … Read More