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Be an Active Bystander

A “bystander” is a person who witnesses a boundary violation or sees a situation in which a child is vulnerable. Active bystanding is key for preventing child sexual abuse. Intervening or taking preventative measures as a bystander can mean the difference between a child being sexually abused or being protected from abuse. We can be active, …

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Darkness to Light Partners with Monique Burr Foundation

Darkness to Light partners with Monique Burr Foundation for Children to launch Prevent 360°, a comprehensive approach to prevent child abuse. Two of the nation’s leading advocates for the prevention of child abuse and bullying announced a partnership today called Prevent 360°. Protecting children from sexual abuse and other types of victimization requires a 360° …

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Darkness to Light Announces Ignite 2019

Darkness to Light announces third annual child abuse prevention conference. Darkness to Light announces its third annual national child sexual abuse prevention conference, Ignite 2019, October 8-9 in Boston, MA.  The conference brings together sexual abuse prevention leaders from across the country around the common goal of making communities safer for children. Marci Hamilton, the Founder, CEO, and …

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Chris’ Everyday Courage

Meet Chris. Even though he doesn’t work with kids directly, Chris still uses his platform to support prevention. He’s a restauranteur, an active community member, and a parent. He understands that he is uniquely positioned to help spread awareness about child sexual abuse in the community and to give back through his restaurant. Watch Chris’ …

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Melissa’s Everyday Courage

Acts of everyday courage that have the power to protect children look different for each of us. What if you’re not a parent? What if you don’t work in a youth serving setting? How can you help protect children? Melissa is a college student at Michigan State University, where the campus has been rocked by …

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