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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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Teachers to Take Prevention Training

Teachers to Take Prevention Training

Darkness to Light offers education program to help recognize signsBy Diette Courrégé The Post and Courier Monday, September 7, 2009 A program of child sexual abuse prevention, recognition and response will be taught to all teachers in the Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester 2 school districts by the end of the year, the districts have pledged. … Read More
Child sexual abuse can be prevented

Child sexual abuse can be prevented

Letter to Herald Times Reporter Touting “Stewards of Children“ In lieu of the recent news articles showing the prevalence and effects of sexual abuse, my hope is many are asking, “How can we prevent this atrocity from repeating itself in this community? Holy Family Memorial’s Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC), in collaboration with Lakeshore CAP, … Read More
Childhood Stories

Childhood Stories

We recently posted our Childhood Stories documentary on our website and we encourage everyone to check it out. This documentary explains exactly Why We Do What We Do. Childhood Stories

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We’ve gotten our YouTube channel up and going and we’re excited to be able to reach people through another avenue. So far our channel is primarily PSAs we’ve used past and present, and we hope to be able to provide you with stimulating and useful information regarding child sexual abuse PREVENTION. Darkness2Light Channel