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What We Do

  • Champion the community engagement component of child sexual abuse prevention

  • Support Y-USA’s child sexual abuse prevention efforts and use of Know, See, Respond

  • Leverage the work of state alliances and Y-USA’s Public Policy office

  • Elevate the conversation within the Y movement

  • Unify the Movement’s message on child sexual abuse prevention

  • Evaluate the success of these efforts

Timeline

2010

Concerned YMCA CEOs convened to discuss how to further protect kids from sexual abuse Partnering in Prevention

2013

Y-USA made comprehensive  child abuse prevention tools and resources available to all YMCAs

2015

YMCA Guardians Against Child Sexual Abuse 

2017

YMCA Guardians for Child Protection

2019

Became a Service Delivery Partner and hired Executive Director