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Healing From Childhood Sexual Abuse

“I am a survivor.” The first time I said those words out loud, I felt a mixture of relief and immense pain. I remember not wanting to elaborate any further, as just thinking about it left a bitter taste in my mouth. Imagine sex being introduced to you as a violation of your body at age five, and then being told you had imagined it!

How to Respond if You Suspect Child Abuse

There is no instruction manual for dealing with trauma, but there are ways to ensure the child feels safe and heard. If you suspect that a child has experienced sexual abuse, here are some healthy steps that you can take to begin healing.

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Linet: Disabilities Are Not Inabilities

Children with special needs are also vulnerable to sexual abuse, and I see high incidences of sexual abuse cases among my students. As a teacher, I use the knowledge Freely in Hope has given me to advocate for children with unique abilities.

Destigmatizing Mental Health with Monica Coleman

Monica Coleman is the author of memoir “Bipolar Faith” and a proud Hope Circle member. Here are some important insights she has learned for those looking to create awareness around the mental health struggles of Black women.

Reclaiming Feminism with Meghan Tschanz

Meghan Tschanz is the author of “Women Rising”, host of the “Faith and Feminism” podcast, and a proud Hope Circle member. Here are some important insights she has learned for those looking to advocate for women in their community.

Honoring Black Voices

Black History Month is not only an opportunity to honor Black people from all periods of American History, but to also celebrate their indelible imprint on the world today.

Our 2021 Highlights

In 2021, we reached over 1,401 people through the leadership of our scholars! See the impact you helped created at Freely in Hope!

Advocates Connect Conference Recap

Freely in Hope’s first-ever Advocates Connect Conference brought together 76 professionals, practitioners and activists with a commitment to anti-sexual violence work. See what we learned!

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