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...

It’s the Spookiest Time of the Year!

Halloween safety can be tricky (see what we did there?). You have to hold allowing children to build independence and resilience in tension with maintaining a protective environment for your child. Kids need to learn to be savvy and street smart, but...

Darkness to Light Welcomes Rhonda Newton as CEO

CHARLESTON, SC – Darkness to Light, a leader in child sexual abuse prevention for over two decades, is celebrating a new chapter with the appointment of Rhonda Newton as its Chief Executive Officer, bringing over a decade of experience as an...

At-Home Summer Safety Mini-Guide with GoNoodle

In Our Summer Safety Mini-Guide with GoNoodle Part 1 on Outdoor Summer Safety, we covered all things sun, water, and outdoors (like fireworks). This time, we focus on Summer Safety at Home- everything from the front of the house to the backyard...

Internet Safety Month: Toolkit From NCMEC

Every June we celebrate Internet Safety Month. Our friends at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children have shared the following toolkit with information and resources you need to protect kids online.   Into the Cloud Celebrate...
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Esports Tower – A New Partner in Prevention

We are thrilled to welcome the Esports Towers as a new Darkness to Light Partner in Prevention! Esports Tower, the global esports training and development organization, has been recognized as a Partner in Prevention by Darkness to Light for...


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Tuesday Talking Points: Economic Impact of Child Sexual Abuse

Dr. lori Leachman, Professor of Economics – Duke University Even if you were not sexually abused as a child, even if no one in your family was sexually abused; child sexual abuse impacts your life. The immediate and tangible costs of intervention and treatment for a single incident of substantiated child sexual abuse are $14,345. … Read More
The Calm Before The Storm: Circle of Light Gala is Tomorrow!

The Calm Before The Storm: Circle of Light Gala is Tomorrow!

Time has flown by and before any of us are truly prepared, the Circle of Light Gala is TOMORROW! The tents have been erected in Marion Square and tomorrow night they will filled with a few camels, and hundreds of people moving and shaking to sounds of an Indian night. The evening begins with a … Read More

Tuesday Talking Points, Nov. 17

This week Anne recounts her own story of sexual abuse and explains how it inspired her to found Darkness to Light.