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November 12, 2019

Thousands of Catholic priests were accused of sexual abuse, then what happened? An investigation reveals most have become the priest next door.

As thousands of abuse victims across the U.S. continue to search for justice and closure decades after being molested by some of the most trusted people in their lives, these men have become the priest next door. They live near schools and playgrounds, close to families and children unaware of their backgrounds or the crimes they’ve been accused of. In some cases, they’ve taken on leadership roles in new communities, becoming professors, counselors, friends and mentors to children. Their movements are unchecked by both the government and the Catholic Church in part because laws in many states make it nearly impossible for victims to pursue criminal charges decades after alleged abuse.
October 25, 2019

Statement on Clergy Abuse in Colorado from Survivor of Sexual Abuse Who Successfully Sued Her Catholic Diocese

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.
October 23, 2019

Zero Abuse Project Statement on Colorado Attorney General Special Master’s Report on Catholic Church Child Sex Abuse in the State

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.
October 20, 2019

February 26 – 28, 2020 – Zero Abuse Project Summit 2020

As a leader in the field of child protection, the Zero Abuse Project has developed advanced courses in forensic interviewing, prevention, addressing the needs of maltreated children and reforming undergraduate training of future child protection professionals.
October 19, 2019

Halloween Safety Tips

Learn quick and helpful tips, conversation starters, and up-to-date information to ensure everyone has a fun and safe Halloween!
October 17, 2019

CAST students get hands-on experience

On Wednesday, Clinton-Saunders, a senior family studies major at the Mississippi University for Women, could be cast as an investigator. The role-playing Clinton-Saunders does in the Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) program is one of things she likes best about the studies preparing her for her first job as a professional.
October 16, 2019

Survivors of childhood sexual abuse empowered by new California law

October 13, 2019

California Enacts AB 218: Landmark Bill Protects Children from Sexual Abuse

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.
October 10, 2019

How to Talk to Kids About Pornography

Pornography impacts the developing brain and the development of relationships among young people. This video will give youth workers, faith leaders, teachers, and caregivers tools to support them in having conversations with young people about pornography.
October 7, 2019

Grosso joins national advocates to encourage survivors of sexual abuse to file civil claims under new law

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.