Categories: Featured Posts, General News, Other, Our Perspective

Five Safety Tips for the Holidays

Put protection first this holiday season. During the holidays, we spend lots of time and money attempting to create magical experiences for our children. We hang decorations, bake cookies, and sing songs. We take great care in the gifts we purchase, looking for ones that marry education and fun, and hoping the thrill will last …

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Categories: Education, Featured Posts, General News, News and Events, Press Releases

Darkness to Light’s NEW Stewards of Children® Wins Silver and Bronze in 44th Annual Telly Awards

CHARLESTON, SC – Darkness to Light, a national not-for-profit leader in the prevention of child sexual abuse, has been awarded two Telly Awards for the much-anticipated update to its prevention programming, Stewards of Children®. Taking home Best in Non-Broadcast – Charitable and Best in Non-Broadcast – Education & Training during the record-breaking 44th Annual Telly Awards, …

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Categories: Education, General News, Guides, Other, School Safety

Supplies Everyone Needs: Our Back-to-School Toolkit

African American Girl Teenager Pupil Student Preparing To Go To School, Our back-to-school toolkit
Believe it or not, it is back to school time – time for academics, after school activities and homework.  Back to school means our children find themselves faced with a whole new set of adults (teachers, aides, school staff, and coaches) in which we ask them to trust. But there are many things that we …

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Categories: Education, General News, Other

Making Spaces Safer. What is an Environmental Scan?

What are Environmental Scans? Kids in Art Room
Step 2 of the 5 Steps to Protecting Children™, our framework for preventing child sexual abuse is Minimize Opportunity. We know that more than 80% of sexual abuse cases occur in isolated, one-on-one situations. So if you eliminate or reduce isolated, one-on-one situations between children and adults, as well as children and other youth, you’ll …

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Categories: Child Sexual Abuse Survivors, DEI, Honest Conversation, News and Events, Our Perspective

Honest Conversations: Child Protection in Native American Communities

While culture, customs, and languages vary, every community shares the pain of child sexual abuse. Our President & CEO Katelyn N. Brewer was joined by Dr. Kelly Hallman and Kimee Wind-Hummingbird to discuss the unique challenges and solutions to child protection in Native American communities in our latest episode of Honest Conversations. Ashley and Kevin …

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