UPCOMING EVENTS

PAST EVENTS

2024 New Voices Magazine Conference

March 3, 2024

Keynote Conversation with Sarah Seltzer, Executive Editor, Lilith Magazine. Topic: Uncomfortable Truths—Centering Victims and Survivors in Our Jewish Communities

2023 SNAP Conference

Arlington, VA, August 11-13, 2023

Panel: Different But the Same — Survivors’ Paths to Healing and Advocacy. With Jim Clemente, Mary Dispenza, and Dorothy Small.

2023 Safety Respect Equity Network Convening

New York, June 7, 2023

Panel: Survivors Reclaim Their Voices & Stories. With Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi and Tehilah Eisenstadt.

NATIONAL RAMAH CHILD & WORKPLACE SAFETY SUMMIT

May 3, 2023

Topic: Survivor-informed Responses to Abuse. In conversation with Dr. Guila Benchimol about the emotional and mental health consequences of abuse, as well as its spiritual impacts, the barriers and challenges to disclosure, the role of institutions in preventing it, and what steps institutions can take to educate internally and publicly after failing to properly address abuse.

HONORING THEIR VOICES

January 24, February 21, March 21, 2023

A 3-Part Virtual Series About Chosen, Hosted by Darkness to Light. With special guests: forensic interviewer Andrea Harner, trauma therapist Dr. Julie Brown Yau, ex-FBI special agent Jim Clemente, and CHILD USAdvocacy CEO Kathryn Robb.

NASHVILLE JEWISH BOOK SERIES

March 2, 2023

In conversation with journalist Natasha Senjanovic, Rabbi Shana Mackler, and social worker Lisa Milam.

NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD PANEL

March 2, 2023

Discussion on Jewish literature, hosted by Touro University, New York City.

JEWISH COMMUNITY LIBRARY, SAN FRANCISCO

December 14, 2022

In conversation with David Waksberg, ex-CEO of Jewish Learning Works. Co-presented by Shalom Bayit.

CONGREGATION BETH ELOHIM, BROOKLYN, NY

December 7, 2022

In conversation with novelist Anna Solomon

HOLY BLOSSOM TEMPLE, TORONTO

December 5, 2022

Childhood Sexual Abuse in Jewish Spaces: with Dr. Guila Benchimol and Tracy Doyle

ENVISION NATIONAL PREVENTION CONFERENCE

Hosted by Darkness to Light & Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

November 9, 2022

Mobilizing Men: Unifying Male Voices in the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse. In conversation with Anthony Edwards and David Moody.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF GREATER ANN ARBOR

November 7, 2022

In conversation with child psychologist Dr. Michael Singer

GLEN COVE PUBLIC LIBRARY AUTHOR TALK SERIES

August 23, 2022

In conversation with Librarian Carol Stern

National Children’s Alliance Leadership Conference, Washington DC

June 6, 2022

In person with Christy Prang and Jacob Hedden, Child Advocacy Center of Lincoln, Nebraska

Plus: virtual conversation with Norene Roberts, Children’s Justice Center of King County, Washington

Book Soup, Los Angeles (In-person event)

May 3, 2022

In conversation with Andrea Harner, Children’s Advocacy Center

Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle (Virtual Event)

April 29, 2022

In conversation with Norene Roberts, Children’s Justice Center of King County

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