Categories: News and Events, Other, Success Stories

Lumpkin County School district in GA trains all of its educators

A big shout out to the Lumpkin County School District for training 100% of their staff in Stewards of Children.   Lumpkin County becomes the first school district in the state of GA to accomplish this important goal.  We applaud Superintendent, Dewey Moye, and all of the teachers for taking this giant step towards the prevention …

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What some Massachusetts public schools are doing to protect children

Susan Komisar Hausman, a Darkness to Light Stewards of Children facilitator extraordinaire, has been working tirelessly in Massachusetts to better protect kids from child sexual abuse.  Her recent work with several local school districts has resulted in significant changes that will have an immediate and tangible impact on the prevention of child sexual abuse.  Read …

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Anne Lee featured in People Magazine’s Heroes Among Us

Our very own Anne Lee is featured in this week’s People Magazine’s Heroes Among Us sharing her story of abuse and how that led her to launching Darkness to Light.  Anne truly is a “hero among us” for her tireless efforts to protect children from the devastating effects of sexual abuse.  We are so proud …

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Sex Trafficking – 21st Century Slavery

Yesterday Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Cornyn (R-TX) re-introduced the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act, a bill which seeks to put an end to what they describe as “modern-day slavery” and one of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S. It was standing-room only at a briefing that the Senators …

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Redemption: A Story of Sisterhood, Survival, and Finding Freedom Behind Bars

At the age of 18, Stacey Lannert shot her father twice while he slept. He had sexually abused her from the age of 8, but the final straw came when he also began raping her younger sister. Lannert confessed and was found guilty of first-degree murder. The judge later said the mandatory sentence of life …

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