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Posted: Aug 22, 2016
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A lot of things can happen in 2 minutes.
Don’t let sexual assault be one of them.

Two minutes doesn’t sound like much, right? Really, a lot can happen in such a short amount of time, including sexual assault. According to the Department of Justice, every two minutes someone living in the United States is sexually assaulted. In that same time frame 8,620 people will visit Amazon.com, 154,320 hours of video will be streamed on Netflix, and lightning will strike the earth 12,000 times.

Sexual assault affects hundreds of thousands of people each year. It affects men, women and children of all ages.

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Posted: Aug 18, 2016
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As a new school year approaches, we want our kids to enjoy their time in school and return to us safely each afternoon. It’s important for families to supervise young children and practice safety skills with their older children.

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Posted: Aug 16, 2016
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Are you selling on eBay? If so, supporting OffenderWatch Initiative just got a little easier. Donate a portion of your sale to OffenderWatch Initiative by selecting  “Notification Is Prevention Foundation” as your charity of choice.

To get started, head over to charity.ebay.com and scroll down to “My charities”. Then search for “Notification is Prevention Foundation” and click “add to my charities”. That’s it!

Once you’ve chosen us as your charity, you can pick your donation amount ranging from 10-100%. Finally, list your item for auction as you normally would.

Why should you sell for charity?

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Posted: Aug 2, 2016
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As a parent, we know your child’s safety is your utmost concern. As soon as your children are old enough to form complete sentences, they’re old enough to begin learning how to protect themselves from “bad strangers”. Following these tips and having an open discussion with your kids will teach them how to avoid dangerous situations, or what to do if they find themselves in one.

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Posted: Jul 27, 2016
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Sexual assault is, unfortunately, an all-too-common occurrence. But thanks to the history of shame and ignorance surrounding the topic of sexual assault, many people don’t know how to handle a disclosure of sexual assault from another person. They may not realize how critical the period following a sexual assault can be in terms of determining how the victim may be able to recover and move on from the abuse.

Additionally, there are different concerns for child and adult victims of sexual assault, and each type of disclosure should be handled with care and consideration for their differing needs.

If a child tells you that they have been sexually assaulted, keep these key points in mind:

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