November 19, 2021
Save the Date! Be a Hero, Run4Kids 5K
Sunday, January 30, 2022 at the David Posnack JCC in Davie, Florida This year the David Posnack Jewish Community Center has partnered with La…
Lauren’s Kids is based in South Florida and educates adults and children about sexual abuse prevention through in-school curricula, awareness campaigns, and speaking engagements around the country and the world. Our mission is to prevent child sexual abuse through education and awareness and to help survivors heal with guidance and support.
It’s time to lace up your sneakers and join South Floridians from all walks of life on a run that celebrates community. Support the David Posnack JCC’s Giborim United program for those with developmental disabilities and Lauren's Kids offering child abuse prevention and awareness education while helping survivors heal with guidance and support. This is a family 5K, meaning everyone is welcome, runners, walkers, joggers, strollers, wheelchairs, and tail-waggers.
Child sexual abuse is a silent epidemic. It occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at all levels of education. When sexual abuse does occur, 75% of child victims do not disclose within a year – 45% keep their abuse a secret for at least 5 years, many stay silent for decades, and some never tell. Learn more FACTS about child sexual abuse.
But 95% of this abuse is preventable through education and awareness – and with guidance and support, victims can heal into thriving survivors. Together, we can shine light into dark places.