CAC News

Seeking 2015 CAC Boston Marathon Team

Nov 21, 2014

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The Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) is excited to announce that we have official entries for the 119th Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015! We are seeking a group of motivated and enthusiastic runners to join our 2015 Marathon Team! Applications are being accepted until December 10, 2015. ... More ›

Global Modern Slavery Directory Launches to Fight Trafficking

Oct 09, 2014

The Global Modern Slavery Directory is now officially live! The first-of-its-kind Directory is a growing publicly searchable database including the CAC’s Support to End Exploitation Now (SEEN) program as one of 205 organizations in the US and 568 located internationally. Over 770 organizations and hotlines included in the Directory are included to help fight human trafficking around the world. ... More ›

Hedge Funds Care: Grantee Spotlight

Oct 07, 2014

Hedge Funds Care focuses efforts on Help For Children with the goal to prevent and treat child abuse. This October, they are spotlighting the CAC's Family Advocacy Program. ... More ›

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 ›