Bringing experts and concerned members of the community together to promote change.
Darkness to Light, a nationally recognized authority on the issue of child sexual abuse prevention and creator of the award winning Stewards of Children curriculum, has partnered with our Y and the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance to inform, educate and mobilize advocates for children.
Stewards of Children
Did you know the research shows:
The Meadowlands Area YMCA has set a goal to use the Stewards of Children curriculum to:
Additionally, our Y has set a goal to train 5% of the adults in our YMCA service area about how to protect children. Research tells us that 5% is the critical point for positive change in a community. Our Y intends to facilitate this change through training individuals and engaging community parters including local civic and volunteer groups, non-profits, school districts and local government