America’s children desperately need your help.  Most of us are unaware that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.  Shockingly, 85 percent of these children are abused by someone they or their family knows and trusts.

Sadly, because of the ‘taboo’ nature along with trauma, fear, shame, misplaced loyalty and distrust associated with abuse, only ten percent of victims and survivors ever find the courage to report this crime.

Government statistics estimate that there are approximately 60 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse in America today.  As American taxpayers we spend more than $103 billion each year on costs associated with child abuse.  These facts strongly support the reality that childhood sexual abuse has reached national epidemic proportions that affect each and every one of us.

The National Association to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Children is dedicated to ending childhood sexual abuse in three generations through awareness, education, and the advocacy of children’s rights through legal reform.

You can HELP ~ Donate Today!

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Your generous gift will help NAPSAC ensure the success of its mission.  NAPSAC believes that by 1) increasing awareness of the prevalence of childhood sexual abuse, by 2) educating parents and professionals on how to recognize, respond and report abuse, and by 3) advocating for laws that better protect our children and victim’s rights to pursue justice, NAPSAC and its supporters will help lead us toward a safer America for our children.

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Join a NAPSAC Event Committee!

NAPSAC is actively recruiting committed individuals who are interested in being on the forefront of helping to ensure the success of the first-ever NAPSAC fundraising events planned for 2009/2010!
Our goal is to build a NAPSAC Event Committee for each of the following events proposed for 2009/2010:

 *   Survivor Art Social
 *   Dinner Gala
 *   Professional Networking Events
 *   Wine and Cigar Social
 *   Darkness to Light Preventathon

As a committee member you would be responsible for:

 *   Attending one meeting each month held for one hour
 *   Recruting additional committee members
 *   Soliciting businesses for sponsorships and silent auction items
 *   Helping to generate attendance by spreading the word about upcoming events
 *   Helping to spread awareness of NAPSAC and its mission
 *   Representing NAPSAC in a professional and respectful manner
 *   Attending your event to show your support

If you are interested in joining a NAPSAC event committee or if you have any questions or would like additional information, please email michele@napsac.us or call 651.340.0537.

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Upcoming Trainings
Nov. 17-21, 2008 ~ ChildFirst: Interviewing Children and Preparing for Court

May 4-7, 2009 ~ When Words Matter: Emerging Issues in Forensic Interviewing

May 14-15, 2009 ~ Investigation and Prosecution of child abuse

May 21-22, 2009 ~ Investigation and Litigation of Civil Child Protection Cases

July 13-17, 2009 ~ Implementing CAST in your University

Find Out More Here
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Want to know more about NAPSAC trainings and upcoming events?

National Association to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Children
366 Jackson Street, Lower Level, Saint Paul, MN  55101
Phone: 651.340.0537  |  Fax: 651.340.1252 www.napsac.us