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Human Trafficking

Children are sexually exploited everyday. No matter where you live, chances are it is happening nearby. Some victims are sold for sex by their parents or family members, some are lured with false promises of jobs, and some become romantically involved with someone who then exploits them. Sex trafficking, considered a type of human trafficking, …

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7000 Adults Trained to Protect Children

Centre County has reached a new milestone in child protection. The YMCA of Centre County along with partners, have trained 7,000 adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse in Centre County, PA. That is truly amazing! When communities hit tipping point, that is when we start to see cultural change. This …

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National Awards

Darkness to Light presented our inaugural national awards at our National Conference, Ignite 2017. We have so many amazing individuals and organizations that work alongside of us to make the world a safer place, training their communities to protect children from sexual abuse. Together, we have trained more than 1.4 million adults to prevent, recognize, and …

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Darkness to Light Announces Inaugural Child Abuse Prevention Conference

Conference to bring child sexual abuse prevention leaders from across the country together around the common goal of making communities safer for children.  Atlanta, GA – Darkness to Light has officially announced the Ignite 2017 National Conference sessions and speakers for the first conference of its kind to be organized by the child sexual abuse …

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Three Touchstones for Healthy Hugging

Nothing feels more natural than to hug the ones we love. Especially children. And hugs are healthy physically and emotionally, for the giver and the receiver. Think of the many contexts in which we may hug someone: To greet close friends and family As a goodbye To console and comfort Congratulating a job well done …

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