Categories: General News, Home, Press Releases

Darkness to Light Holds Ignite 2018

Darkness to Light holds second annual child abuse prevention conference. Conference, presented by the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, brings together sexual abuse prevention leaders from across the country around the common goal of making communities safer for children. Third conference slated for Boston early October 2019. Darkness to Light recently held its second annual Ignite …

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Aly Raisman and Eastern Bank Shine A Light On Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Eastern is first business in New England to offer child sexual abuse prevention training to employees BOSTON – October 18, 2018 –In a first in the Boston business community, Eastern Bank teamed with its newest Partner for Good, Aly Raisman, to spark a conversation about child sexual abuse and the importance of adults to help break the silence around it, …

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Categories: News and Events, Other

Who can we count on to protect our children?

According to the Boston Herald. A troubled teen told DCF workers he played a game in which six toddlers at a Worcester-area home day care touched him inappropriately, but child welfare officials didn’t share that information with all the families, according to the grandmother of two of the boys.The teen — who had been sexually …

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Categories: Other, YMCA

Y program helps address childhood sexual abuse

Woburn, MA – The statistics are startling. Approximately 20 percent of all victims of sexual abuse are under age 8. One in five children are sexually solicited while on the Internet, and 30-40 percent of children who are sexually abused are abused by family members. There are an estimated 39 million survivors of sexual abuse …

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