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USA Today: I thought sexual abuse only happened to other people’s children. Then I woke up.

by Ronald L. Book I did everything a responsible adult should do, vetting everyone who interacted with my children. But I had unwittingly let a monster into our home. Nearly 17 years ago, I woke up from a nightmare I didn’t realize I was in. If you’re a parent whose child has suffered sexual abuse at […]

Florida Today: Successful test for Harris Corp.’s ‘small’ satellite technology

by Wayne T. Price A growing market in space involves smaller satellites, and Harris Corp. plans to be a big player. The Melbourne-headquartered Harris has announced it successfully launched and communicated with its first small satellite, or “smallsat” called HSAT. HSAT was on India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, which was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre on Nov. 28. […]

The Buffalo News: Another Voice: N.Y. Legislature must stand with sexual abuse victims

By Lauren Book New York is known around the country for being a forward-thinking state that leads the country on social issues and is committed to social justice. That’s why it’s especially shocking that in New York, child sexual abuse victims face some of the strictest statutes of limitation in the country. As one of […]

Tampa Bay Moms Blog: Become a Safer, Smarter Family This Holiday Season with These Tips

by Lauren Book The holidays are an especially magical time to be a kid. Decorations, food, traditions, and time off from school…what’s not to love!? But in the midst of the merriment that the holidays bring, it’s important for parents to stay vigilant and realize that these times of added hustle, bustle, and houseguests can […]

Sunshine State News: Remember the Efforts of Public Power Companies as Hurricane Season Ends

by Amy Zubaly During the first full week in October, public power electric utilities across the United States join to celebrate Public Power Week. It is typically filled with events and activities that help customers and stakeholders learn about the benefits of being part of a public power community. This year, Public Power Week took […]

The Capitolist: Hurricane Michael Sends Up Red Flags for the Future of Emergency Responder Communications in Florida

by Brian Burgess Hurricane Michael battered Florida’s panhandle nearly a month ago, causing destruction the Gulf Coast has rarely seen. Besides the harm to homes and businesses, the damage to Florida’s civilian communications infrastructure was catastrophic. Cellular service was knocked out as towers and antennas were destroyed, and electric utilities faced widespread outages as power lines […]

Glamour: Meet Two Women Leading the Charge Against Sexual Abuse and Sex Trafficking

Survive. Thrive. Repeat. Those words titled a segment of the Glamour Women of the Year Summit on Sunday and they epitomized the spirit of two women named by L’Oreal and Glamour as Heroes Among Us honorees. The segment was opened by singer-songwriter and activist Halsey performing a powerful poem, “Inconvenient Women.” In it, she reminded women not to be silent—but to be brave, […]

WUFT: Florida State Senator Lauren Book Advocates to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

WUFT 89.1 / 90.1 Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, spoke with Florida State Senator Lauren Book – author, advocate, and founder & CEO of Lauren’s Kids. An official 501(c) (3) since 2007, Lauren’s Kids educates adults and children about sexual abuse prevention through in-school curricula (such as Safer, Smarter Schools), awareness campaigns (such as the statewide “Walk in My Shoes” awareness […]