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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

KISD Offers Program to Help Protect Our Children

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THE FACTS?
  • 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday
  • 1 in 5 children are sexually solicited on the internet
  • 50% of all victims are under the age of 12
  • 93% of victims know their abusers
  • Most child victims never report the abuse {{more}}
  • There are 39 million survivors of child sexual abuse in America
Statistics provided by the Darkness to Light Foundation
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THE SOLUTION?
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? ? ?Stewards of Children is a revolutionary sexual abuse prevention program created by the Darkness to Light Foundation and locally offered by Alliance For Children that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. This evidence-based curriculum equips and empowers adults to keep children safe and acts as a guideline for creating and implementing child protection policy and procedures within youth serving organizations.
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GET INVOLVED
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? ? ?Kennedale ISD, PTA, and Alliance For Children are partnering together to offer FREE Stewards of Children training to any adult in the community wanting to learn more about protecting children from potential abuse.
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Monday, March 18
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Tuesday, March 19
(Training repeated second night?only attend one date)
6:00?8:30 pm
KISD Media Center
901 Wildcat Way, Kennedale, TX 76060?
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?As a former teacher, I know firsthand how a few words uttered by a student can be a cry for help. Many of my colleagues as well as our students work with children, and with training they can make a difference in the lives of the boys and girls whose lives they touch.?

Karen Anisman, TCU

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