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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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$10 for 10

$10 for 10

Let’s Do Some Simple Math Fact 1: It costs $10 to train one adult in Darkness2Light’s Stewards of Children Prevention Program. Fact 2: It has been proven by third party evaluations that 1 adult trained in Steward’s of Children better protects at least 10 children from sexual abuse. That means that for $10 YOU CAN … Read More
$30K in 30Days Challenge!

$30K in 30Days Challenge!

We need your help! Darkness to Light needs to raise $30,000 in the next 30 Days. These funds are needed to provide scholarships to schools and youth-serving organizations that cannot otherwise afford Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children Training. Organizations, especially schools, are lined up to take the training, but there is less money than … Read More
“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