• Rhett at Rowan College for Take Back the Night

Take Back The Night!

The Humanity Preservation Foundation (HPF) was honored to speak at Rowan College Burlington County's "Take Back the Night" event. This took place on Tuesday April 24, 2018.  The event was coordinated by the "Service Learning Students" (pictured). At Take Back the Night, president/co-founder of HPF, Rhett Hackett, spoke to a group of students and faculty. He told his personal story of child sexual abuse, his appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show, and consequently the launch of Humanity Preservation Foundation. His presentation included the topic of their recent campaign "HandsOFF" as well as the launch of their victim support project "PULSE.” [...]

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How Is Vermont Protecting Your Children

Teresa is an advocate for Prevent Child Abuse Vermont, and a child abuse victim herself.  It's been almost 30 years since she moved to Vermont and away from a life she swore she'd leave behind. "There was a lot of physical and sexual abuse, all in relation to my surroundings," says Teresa.  "There was probably between 7 and 10 abuse cases that I went through...stepfather, uncle, neighbors, friends of friends." Teresa teaches the nurturing program, offered through Prevent Child Abuse Vermont, an advocacy group geared towards stopping child abuse before it happens. "It teaches parents empathy and learning from past behaviors [...]

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