Categories: News and Events, Other

Beau Biden, Champion for Children

It was with heavy hearts that we at D2L received the news of former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden’s passing. In a society where we are just beginning to understand children’s right to a healthy, protected childhood, Biden was a pioneer. In September of 2011, the Attorney General’s office joined with state community leaders including …

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Categories: News and Events, Other, Success Stories, Things We Like

Child advocates urge safety for children this summer

Original article from the Delaware Cape Gazette may be viewed here. Attorney General Beau Biden has joined representatives from the Siegel JCC Delaware, YMCA of Delaware, Darkness to Light Foundation, and Prevent Child Abuse Delaware to discuss steps summer youth programs can take to help keep children safe from harm and announced progress in the …

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Categories: News and Events, Other, YMCA

Lisa Ling Interviews Delaware YMCA on Stewards of Children Training

In 2010, Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley was convicted on 24 counts of child sexual abuse. Following many years of investigation and suspicion, Bradley was arrested after a 2-year old girl reported an incident to her parents. A subsequent police search recovered hours of videotape documenting over 10 years of abuse.  Bradley received a life sentence …

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Categories: Misc, Other, YMCA

Delaware Universities Taking Prevention Seriously!

Wilmington University, among other Universities in Delaware, have agreed to work with Darkness to Light’s Authorized Facilitators to train their faculty and staff in Stewards of Children.  The Athletics Department  at Wilmington University was among the first to get trained.  Next the public safety departments, education colleges and other general staff are getting trained. This …

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Categories: Other, YMCA

New steps in DE efforts to end abuse

The state of Delaware takes child protection seriously.  That is why community leaders- the Attorney General’s office, PCA Delaware, Delaware YMCA and the Delaware CAC- have come together with a goal to train 35,000 adults. A special task force is expected to release its recommendations today that address child mental health needs in the fight …

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