Press Room

Stop It Now! is one of the leading advocacy organizations on child sexual abuse prevention in the United States. Our Press Room contains links to press releases, press coverage, blog mentions, and resources for journalists.

For interviews, commentaries and all media-related requests, contact Deborah Donovan Rice, Executive Director at 413.587.3500 ext. 1.

Press Releases

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
NCAA partners with Stop It Now! to prevent abuse ( Latest News)

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New Adam Sandler movie “That’s My Boy” glorifies outdated views on healthy sexuality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
For a summary of media on the Penn State case, see Penn State: Prevention = No More Victims

May 23, 2011
CNN Features Stop It Now!
Yvonne Cournoyer was interviewed on CNN Headline News Channel's Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell

November 22, 2010
Stop it now! United in the prevention of child sexual abuse (University of Huddersfield, UK)

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

July 2010
Fighting child abuse via the web (University of Huddersfield, UK)

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

February 23, 2010
Federal Funding to Boost Stop It Now! Child Abuse Prevention Service

February 8, 2010
Oprah on Child Molesters:  Joint Statement from Stop It Now! & Darkness to Light

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Media Contact

Deborah Donovan Rice, Executive Director
Stop It Now!
351 Pleasant St., Suite B-319
Northampton, MA 01060
413.587.3500 ext. 1
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