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Giving Tuesday

I need your help! Every year the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is called “Giving Tuesday.” I am asking you to participate in my “Giving Tuesday” challenge to help abused children. For the next 4 weeks every day save your spare change to help me change an abused child’s life. You can do this at home […]


TLC PRESENTS: Be The Voice PSA with Erin Merryn, Aug. 30 10/9c

(TLC) BREAKING THE SILENCE will air commercial-free on Sunday Aug. 30 at 10/9c pm and shine a light on the challenging journey faced by  those affected by child sexual abuse, as well as other useful information where people can turn for help. An estimated one in ten children will be the victim of sexual abuse […]



TLC PRESENTS Erin Merryn: Breaking the Silence Aug. 30, 10/9c

BREAKING THE SILENCE will air commercial-free on Sunday Aug. 30 at 10/9c pm and shine a light on the challenging journey faced by  those affected by child sexual abuse, as well as other useful information where people can turn for help. An estimated one in ten children will be the victim of sexual abuse before […]




Etowah County man charged with sexual abuse and child pornography; victim spoke up after seeing school presentation

GADSDEN, Ala. (WHNT-TV News) – The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office says a school presentation about sexual abuse resulted in a man being put in jail on child sex abuse and pornography charges. Thomas Aaron Craig, 30, is charged in connection with sexual abuse and pornography with minors, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin. Craig, of Gadsden, was […]


FIRST LOOK: TLC’s Documentary Breaking the Silence Gives Voice to Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse

(People Magazine) Following the cancellation of TLC’s hit series 19 Kids and Counting the network has partnered with two of the nation’s leading sexual abuse prevention organizations to create a new documentary addressing the issue. Breaking the Silence teams up TLC with RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) and Darkness to Light (D2L) a […]



Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Act introduced, provides federal funding for Erin’s Law

Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-Mass) and Congressman Joe Heck (R-NV) introduced the Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Act July 15, legislation to protect children from sexual abuse. The proposed legislation funds school programs that provide age-appropriate lessons to primary and secondary school students on how to recognize and safely report sexual abuse. The Child Sexual Abuse […]


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