April is both National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year’s theme, STAND IN YOUR POWER, honors the 42 million survivors of child sexual abuse living in the U.S. today.
David Posnack JCC and Lauren’s Kids Partnered to Host the Be a Hero-Run4Kids 5K Run/Walk Raising Funds to Fund Local...
On Sunday, January 30, 2022, hundreds of runners, walkers, and athletes who are differently abled came together from all walks of life at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center (DPJCC) despite historic cold weather conditions to participate in the Be a Hero-Run4Kids 5K Run/Walk and Wheelchair Race.
After years of working hard to heal herself and restore her life — running a non-profit to help victims, getting married, having children and winning her Senate seat — Book has been victimized again, this time by someone trying to extort her by threatening to reveal nude photos that were
Even when Epstein’s victims did speak up, a U.S. attorney ultimately ignored the depth of his depravity and sent the financier to a comfortable jail for relatively brief time on trafficking charges.
Senator Lauren Book, Founder/CEO of the Lauren's Kids Foundation Reacts to Ghislaine Maxwell Verdict
Ghislaine Maxwell is a dangerous predator who helped Jeffrey Epstein groom, exploit, and traffic dozens of vulnerable young girls — building trust only to abuse it in the most sinister ways.
BIG NEWS!!! Lauren’s Kids Named Winner of Suncoast Emmy Awards for their Safer, Smart Kids Curriculum
Lauren’s Kids is excited to share that we’ve won a 2021 Suncoast Regional EMMY Award! Our Safer, Smarter Kids Kindergarten curriculum videos won in the Informational/Instructional category.
Child abuse occurs at all socioeconomic levels, across all ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions, and at all levels of education. However, by making sure that we are educated and informed on this issue, we can prevent children from enduring this unnecessary and unthinkable abuse.
Did you know children who receive school-based education about child sexual abuse are 3.5 times more likely to report if they had been/were being abused, compared to children who did not receive that education?
It’s hard to imagine our children being in unsafe situations but we know child sexual abuse is a silent epidemic. It occurs at every socioeconomic level, across all ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at all levels of education.
When a child has been sexually abused, the first step toward healing is for someone to recognize the signs. To do this, it is helpful to know what those signs look like and the difference between signs indicating abuse vs. typical childhood behavior.
Unfortunately, every day in the media, there is conflicting language used in headlines reporting child sexual assault and abuse...
This year the David Posnack JCC has partnered with Lauren’s Kids to host the inaugural 5K Run/Walk/Wheelchair Race at the David Posnack JCC in Davie, FL, bringing people together from all walks of life.