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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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A Look Ahead: 2022

A Look Ahead: 2022

Below is the year-end letter sent to Darkness to Light’s friends and supporters from President and CEO Katelyn N. Brewer, regarding the future of child protection and our mission to protect all children from sexual abuse. Dear Friend, When you support Darkness to Light, you support a promise to help protect every child’s right to … Read More
The Power of Giving: How We Can Change the World

The Power of Giving: How We Can Change the World

Often when we think about giving, we conjure up images of wealthy philanthropists like Bill Gates or Warren Buffett. We have long associated charitable giving and making a difference with being wealthy, but nothing could be further from the truth! Sure, wealthy individuals play a key role as major donors—but the bulk of donations are … Read More
A Look Back: 2021

A Look Back: 2021

2021 was another year of uncertainty and unfamiliar experiences. However, while we were faced with new hurdles, we also made great strides–especially when it comes to protecting kids from sexual abuse. As we reflect on the last twelve months at Darkness to Light, we are encouraged: we are looking at a future where kids are safer than ever, and this momentum … Read More

Darkness to Light Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Grant

Darkness To Light Awarded $2.5 Million From Oak Foundation For Child Protection. Award fosters child sexual abuse prevention innovations through legislative advocacy and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.