Silence makes evil possible.
There are many ways you can help protect the vulnerable, expose the truth and heal the wounded. Here are some suggestions:
Step up to the Microphone: Contact your local SNAP representative for advice on speaking out through the news media or talk radio. If you are a survivor, consider sharing your story with a local gathering of Voice of the Faithful.
Get to Know Your D.A.: These elected officials have the power to decide who gets prosecuted and who does not. Let them know why accountability is so important.
Talking to the Press: In large part because of tenacious reporting by the media, the Catholic Church hierarchy is finally facing intense scrutiny and pressure for the widespread and systemic sexual abuse of children. All this is ultimately due to victims who are willing to speak publicly about their abuse. Here are some points to keep in mind when talking to reporters. More...