Press Releases & Commentaries

December 1, 2022
The Center for Violence Prevention Research Awarded CDC Grant to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Abuse Prevention Programs in a Youth Sports League - Stop It Now! and USA Football will partner with the Center on the $1.8 million, five-year study of the Circles of Safety® program designed to prevent child sexual abuse

June 20, 2020
Racial Violence Needs to Stop It Now! - A commentary on racial justice across the United States by Jenny Coleman, Stop It Now! Director

August 29, 2018
Faith In Prevention - A commentary on recent reports of church-related incidents of child sexual abuse by Jenny Coleman, Stop It Now! Director

October 13, 2017
We can do better at preventing & responding to sexual abuse on college campuses: The impact of Title IX Rollbacks. By Becky Palmer, MS, & Jenny Coleman, MA, LMHC

May 19, 2016
North Carolina's "Bathroom" Bill Is Not Sexual Abuse Prevention - Prevention Experts Respond to North Carolina House Bill 2

June 26, 2015
What If Josh Duggar's Parents Had Known Where to Get Help? - A Commentary on the Dugger Sexual Abuse Scandal by Jenny Coleman, Stop It Now! Director 

March 31, 2014
Changing the culture of child sexual victimization - Stop It Now! and PASSHE begin on innovative training series on April 3rd

October 19, 2012
Do the Boy Scout "perversion files" really tell us anything new? - A commentary by Paul Sheren, Board of Directors

October 10, 2012
Our choices in the wake of Jerry Sandusky's sentencing - A Stop It Now! commentary
Reprinted as an op-ed in the Daily Hampshire Gazette and guest opinion blog on RH Reality Check

October 9, 2012
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in America - An Alliance commentary on the sentencing of Jerry Sandusky

October 8, 2012
Savile case shows how adults fail to protect children - A press release from Stop it Now! UK & Ireland

July 23, 2012
Stop It Now! responds to historic NCAA sanctions of Penn State

July 12, 2012
Create a Culture of Prevention: Stop It Now! responds to Freeh Report on Penn State Leaders' Disregard for Children

July 12, 2012
USA Gymnastic expands educational initiatives as part of its ongoing efforts to promote a safe environment for athletes (

June 22, 2012
Two High Profile Guilty Verdicts Call Us to Renew our Commitment to Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

June 14, 2012
New Adam Sandler movie “That’s My Boy” glorifies outdated views on healthy sexuality

June 5, 2012
Use Sandusky trial to focus on preventing child sexual abuse urges national organization

June 4, 2012
Alliance Seeks to Make Child Sexual Abuse Prevention a National Priority

December 13, 2011
Testimony Submitted to Senate Hearing on Child Sexual Abuse
Full testimony

November 16, 2011
From Outrage to Action: Commentary on the Penn State-Sandusky Case

November 20, 2010
New scholarship marks 2010 World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse

July 15, 2010
National survey measures public views on child sexual abuse

April 20, 2010
UofL pediatricians to pilot sexual abuse prevention program (University of Louisville)

February 27, 2010
Congressman Richard Neal to visit Stop It Now!: Child Sex Abuse Prevention & Protection Center