Founded in 2000, Darkness to Light (D2L) a nonprofit organization committed to empowering people to prevent child sexual abuse. We are guided by our vision to create a world for children where child sexual abuse does not exist.
We work to end child sexual abuse by educating, raising awareness, sharing resources and through fostering a network of committed prevention advocates.
Our evidence-informed approach makes us skilled at putting proven best practices into action with programming and resources that reach the widest audience possible.
Through our flagship 2 hour online or facilitator lead Stewards of Children® program, Darkness to Light has trained over one million adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
What We Do
-Provide tools and resources to parents, youth serving organizations and communities
-Offer award winning Stewards of Children® prevention training and other educational programs
-Train educational, faith-based, youth sports, camp, and other youth serving organizations
-Build broad awareness and engagement to inspire action
-Align with organizations that share our vision
-Support continued research in the field
-Voice best practices and standards
-Lead national dialogue to change social norms regarding child sexual abuse