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Darkness To Light Announces New Stewards Of Children®

Darkness To Light Announces April Release Of The New Stewards Of Children® Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training CHARLESTON, SC – Darkness to Light, a national not-for-profit leader in the prevention of child sexual abuse, announced today the April ...
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New Year’s Resolutions for Youth Serving Organizations

Some of us set personal resolutions for the New Year, but have you ever considered setting one for the youth serving organization you work for? It might be something like: Have all of our staff, volunteers and board members take Stewards of Children® ...

A Look Back: 2022

Major milestones in child sexual abuse prevention were a part of 2022 for Darkness to Light and we are honored to have shared them with you. As we look back on some of the highlights of 2022 it is evident that our mission, to equip and empower adults ...

 

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Why Kids Run Away + How We Can Help

Why Kids Run Away + How We Can Help

The blog below, written by Darkness to Light’s Brand Manager Anna Warner, was originally published on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The original listing can be found here. All children need–and deserve–safety, security, and a sense of belonging. Running away may indicate that kids are not getting those needs met at … Read More
Keep Kids Safe: The National Blueprint

Keep Kids Safe: The National Blueprint

KEEP KIDS SAFE MOVEMENT LAUNCHES SWEEPING NATIONAL REFORM BLUEPRINT Blueprint details agenda for swift and decisive government action to protect children and adolescents from sexual violence. Washington, D.C. – Keep Kids Safe, a movement of survivors and allies, will launch the National Blueprint to End Sexual Violence Against Children and Adolescents on November 18, 2021. The blueprint … Read More
The Long-term Mental Health Effects of Child Sexual Abuse

The Long-term Mental Health Effects of Child Sexual Abuse

1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. The trauma of child sexual abuse can have serious, lifelong effects on survivors’ mental and physical health.  The lasting mental health effects of child sexual abuse may actually shorten the lifespan of survivors. Studies examining the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), such … Read More
Aly Raisman: Darkness to Light

Aly Raisman: Darkness to Light

Champion gymnast and Darkness to Light partner Aly Raisman will premiere a three-hour documentary special, Aly Raisman: Darkness to Light, on September 24 at 8p/7c on Lifetime. This special reveals the tumultuous journey to healing from the perspective of sexual abuse survivors, following the three-time Olympic gold medalist as she advocates for survivors while sharing … Read More