2018 April

Apr 27, 2018: Learn How to Identify Grooming Behaviors

One of the themes for this year’s ”Child Abuse Prevention Month” is “Every child deserves to grow up feeling safe and loved.”  While many children do grow up in homes, schools, places of worship and communities where they are safe and loved, many do not.  Statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 1 in 4 children have experienced abuse or neglect at some point in their lives and 1 in 7 experienced abuse or neglect in the past year.  Child abuse and neglect are preventable.   We all play a role in creating safe, stable and caring…

Apr 16, 2018: Attorney to Host Conversation Regarding Sexual Abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo

Law Firm to Release Full Histories and New Documents of 42 Buffalo Priests Accused of Sexual AbuseAttorney to host conversation regarding sexual abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo (Buffalo, New York) – On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Attorney Mike Reck and others will release a second report containing the identities, histories and information on 42 priests accused of child sexual abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo, invite the press to participate in an open conversation regarding sexual abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo,    release additional files…

Apr 02, 2018: It’s Time to Take Action

This week marks the beginning of both Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This April, we urge you to join the child protection movement. Whether you are a survivor of child abuse, a relative or close friend of a survivor, or an advocate working to support survivors, the movement needs you. As advocates and survivors, you and we have the power to change the conversation around child abuse and sexual assault.Throughout the past year, sexual abuse and sexual harassment have been at the forefront of the news headlines. The “Time’s Up” and #MeToo movements have sparked …