CAC News

Welcome to Our New Partner: Indy

Sep 19, 2014

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BOSTON GLOBE: In his first interview with Suffolk County investigators, the little boy was too traumatized to talk much. The fourth-grader was a victim of physical and sexual abuse at the hands of a family member, but he could not bring himself to tell his story. Until he met Indy, a 2-year-old golden retriever and Labrador mix, specially trained to comfort people in emotional distress. Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley hired him last month, as the first “facility dog” to be placed in a Massachusetts district attorney’s office or any governmental agency in New England. ... More ›

Friends Help SEEN Donations Grow

Sep 17, 2014

Thanks to the generous support of our friends, the SEEN (Support to End Exploitation Now) Coalition was awarded two prize grants from the Everyone's Kids, Everyone Gives Campaign on September 16, 2014. SEEN was awarded a Leaderboard Prize for its fourth place finish and a Golden Ticket Prize for having the most individual donors during a specified hour.  ... More ›

The SEEN Coalition Joins National Giving Campaign

Sep 02, 2014

The SEEN (Support to End Exploitation Now) Coalition, a program of the Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) is participating in a national giving day to help figth child trafficking in the United States. ... More ›

SEEN: A 10 Year Progress Report

Aug 19, 2014

The SEEN (Support to End Exploitation Now) program of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) changed our community’s response for child victims of commercial sexual exploitation over the past ten years. ... More ›

Boston Herald: DA, mayor praise abuse victims for being courageous

Aug 14, 2014

The Boston Herald reports from the August 13 Bravery Celebration honoring survivors of child physical and sexual abuse. Each survivor is featured in the "Now You See" exhibit presented by the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office and Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County. ... More ›

Boston Globe: The fight against sex trafficking

Apr 30, 2014

Peter Edelman and Rebecca Epstein's op ed in the Boston Globe online speaks to the importance of collaboration and the power of SEEN's multidisciplinary response to domestic minor sex trafficking. Read the full story: ... More ›

Now You See: A Celebration of Courageous Kids

Apr 28, 2014

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Experience the Now You See exhibit now through June 6 displayed in the first-floor lobby of the NonProfit Center, downtown Boston. ... More ›

Hope Blooms in Boston

Apr 14, 2014

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With over 3,700 crocus blooming both sides of the walkway, there is no doubt that Spring has arrived in Boston. The flowers form a vibrant, living ribbon -- but most importantly offer inspiration for what is possible for children who embark on a journey of healing at the Children's Advocacy Center. ... More ›

Boston Magazine: A Long Way to the Top

Mar 25, 2014

It’s a long way to the top of the John Hancock Tower—61 stories, to be precise—but 200 volunteers are willing to make the trek to the highest point of New England’s tallest building all in the name of charity and public awareness. Read more about the Ginormous Climb at Boston Magazine. ... More ›

SEEN Program featured in Georgetown Law report

Mar 21, 2014

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The CAC's SEEN Program is included in a recent report from Georgetown Law which identifies the key components of a comprehensive, cooperative approach to tackling commercial sexual exploitation of children. ... More ›

Tee Up for Kids on Friday, May 30

Mar 04, 2014

Save the date! The fifth annual CAC Golf Tournament, hosted by District Attorney Daniel F. Conley, is Friday, May 30, 2014 at the George Wright Golf Course in Hyde Park. ... More ›

Take a Ginormous Step: Register Here

Jan 14, 2014

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Climb the John Hancock Tower on March 29 for the young heroes visiting the CAC. ... More ›

Save the Date: Climb the John Hancock Tower 3.29.14

Dec 19, 2013

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You can be a hero, too. Save the date for THE GINORMOUS CLIMB on March 29, 2014 at the John Hancock Tower. ... More ›

Boston Herald: Gail Huff’s Flower Power

Nov 20, 2013

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The Boston Herald features Gail Huff planting crocus bulbs on the Greenway for the CAC's Hope Blooms Campaign. ... More ›

Gail Huff’s Visit to the CAC

Nov 20, 2013

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Journalist Gail Huff writes about her recent visit to the Children's Advocacy Center in the Lowell Sun. ... More ›