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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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“Dogs with a Cause” featuring Darkness to Light

“Dogs with a Cause” featuring Darkness to Light

Darkness to Light is featured at Monday’s “Dogs with a Cause” and will raise money and awareness about the issue of Child Sexual Abuse. Monday’s event is presented by Palmetto Behavioral Health.
Ants to march down King Street

Ants to march down King Street

Giant ants will be taking over King Street in August, but it’s OK, they’re friendly. Designed by artist Jeffrey Kennedy, the enormous and colorful sculptures will be unveiled Sat. Aug. 1 down in the market, and then each week they will make a move until they reach their final destination of the Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood. The … Read More
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands Working With D2L

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands Working With D2L

COLUMBIA, SC. June 15, 2009—Starting July 1, 2009, Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM), a nonprofit providing services to survivors of sexual assault and education about sexual trauma issues to residents of Richland, Lexington, and Newberry Counties, will launch a new child sexual abuse prevention component to their Community Education Program. In December 2008, … Read More
Charleston Chef Fred Neuville Supports D2L

Charleston Chef Fred Neuville Supports D2L

Charleston chef Fred Neuville is holding a week long celebration July 6th through July 12th to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of his restaurant The Fat Hen, and the opening of his new restaurant The Wild Olvie. On the night of July 7th, every guest in attendance will receive a glass of champagne and be invited … Read More