Child sexual abuse affects more than just children and their families – it affects entire communities.

Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in Your Community

Train your community.

To address the issue and better protect children, community adults need to be proactive and join forces. Darkness to Light’s Prevent Now! assists and supports communities in creating sustainable child sexual abuse prevention initiatives that increase awareness, education, prevention, and advocacy.

Prevent Now! Workshop

Prevent Now! Workshop Agenda:

8:30-8:45 AMRegistration & Coffee
8:45-9:15 AMWelcome, Introductions and Overview
9:15-10:15 AMChild Sexual Abuse Community Prevention Initiatives. What are community initiatives and what do they look like? What does it cost? What are the keys to success? This session answers all these questions and provides best practices learned from existing programs throughout the country.
10:15 AMBreak
10:30-11:30AMCommunity Initiative, continued
11:30-1:00 AMWorking Lunch & Prevent Now! Meeting Observe a live Prevent Now! Community Awareness Meeting
1:00-3:00 PMPrevent Now! Funding Strategy. This session provides a new approach to funding for community prevention initiatives, shifting from grant funding as primary sources to individual gifts as a new and sustainable option. Learn about new tools and resources to help you find, involve and keep new individual donors to specifically support a community prevention program. These tools include Into the Light, an 18 minute child sexual abuse documentary and a Economic Impact Presentation that when used in community will increase awareness and engage all kinds of supporters. You will also learn the nuts and bolts of staging Prevent Now! Community Awareness Meetings that will results in "new" support for your organization and program.
3:00 PMWrap Up & Questions