Upcoming workshops teach child abuse prevention, intervention

Originally published in The Vacaville Reporter on July 31, 2017 By Jessica Rogness. A workshop to train adults to identify and intervene when a child is being sexually abused is offered twice this month in Solano County. The training is scheduled on two days in Vacaville and Fairfield. “It is …

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My Survivor Story – Souraya Pinkston

As a survivor of child sexual abuse I’m writing to you with a story of hope, because I believe organizations like Darkness to Light have the power to better protect children from sexual abuse. My abuse started when I was 5 years old, by a cousin who often visited. Then …

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Child Advocacy Program Offering Training to End Abuse

Originally published on Time Warner Cable News on May 14, 2015 By Mark Goshgarian. It’s a problem that affects one in 10, or 3,000 children in Chautauqua County. “Imagine 41 school buses of children. That’s about how many children are being sexually abused and by in large, we’ve haven’t addressed …

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1 out of 10 Children

You would be surprised if you asked for friends, family colleagues the taboo question in regarrds to child sexual abuse. There are more survivors than you know. 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. It happens next door, at our childrens schools, playgrounds and extra …

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