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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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Mackenzie Phillips’ Interview at Darkness to Light

Mackenzie Phillips (the one time star of the sitcom “One day at a time”) was in Charleston to receive an award from Darkness to Light for dealing with the abusive relationship with her father You can also see Mackenzie with Live 5 News Here.

Tuesday Talking Point: Our Year End Appeal

Join our movement and let’s PREVENT child sexual abuse together! If we all do our part, we can change the world.
Year End Message From Anne Lee

Year End Message From Anne Lee

Dear Cause Member, We have so much to be grateful for. Nine years ago Darkness to Light was nothing more than a frustrated survivor with a “divine download.” It took a gang of dedicated community members with fire in their bellies to transform this into ground-breaking grassroots prevention movement. From these humble beginnings came the … Read More
Seven Simple Steps to Keep Your Kids Safe

Seven Simple Steps to Keep Your Kids Safe

Darkness to Light’s 7 Steps to Prevention Child Sexual Abuse is a quick reference prevention guide. Following these simple 7 Steps can help you keep your children safe. Try and send the 7 Steps to 7 Friends and together lets keep PREVENTING! Step 1: Learn the facts Realities—not trust—should influence your decisions regarding your child. … Read More