Categories: Child Sexual Abuse Survivors, Guest Blog, News and Events, Our Perspective, Survivor Stories

Spotlight: Advocating in Hispanic Communities

This week we chatted with Perla Freed, the Executive Director for the YMCA Guardians for Child Protection, to discuss what advocating for sexual abuse prevention might look like in Hispanic communities. Perla is an expert in the development, implementation and oversight of policies and practices to create and sustain a safe environment for children. She …

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Categories: Child Sexual Abuse Survivors, Guest Blog, News and Events, Our Perspective, Survivor Stories

Spotlight: A Hispanic Perspective on Abuse

As an immigrant and survivor, I know there is stigma that surrounds sexual abuse; the perspective in Hispanic communities is that we do not share our pain or talk about uncomfortable topics. Even now that I have disclosed what happened to me, I have always felt like the topic wants to be forgotten. In recent …

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Categories: General News, Other, Our Perspective

Daycare Abuse Statistics

Learn the facts and be prepared to help to raise awareness and prevent daycare abuse. At Darkness to Light, we are often asked about daycare abuse statistics. Daycare centers can be vital to working parents or parents who need help with child care. Kids start to learn important life skills including social skills at daycare. …

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Categories: General News, Other, Our Perspective

Reopening: Safe Summer Activities

Summer is almost halfway through (can you believe it?!) and your summertime fun has almost certainly looked different this year. How do you ensure your kids have a safe summer? You may have had to change your routine, planned activities, and maybe even your finances as a result of safety precautions. We’re all navigating this …

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Categories: General News, News and Events, Other, Our Perspective

Continued Momentum

As we set out to celebrate our 20th year, we could never have guessed the challenges we would face as an organization, a child protection community, and citizens of the world. Still, our momentum has only continued to grow as we strive toward our original vision: a world free of child sexual abuse. As we …

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