Bedford Stuyvesant Whole Community Child Protection Project

prevent child sexual abuse

Empowering the whole community of Bedford Stuyvesant to write their own child protection story and equipping them to create a happy ending.


According to data from the Brooklyn Child Advocacy Center, in FY 2021 Bedford-Stuyvesant reports 36% of reported cases are child sexual abuse (CSA). CSA remains a taboo topic and highly stigmatized within many communities.


We are using a collaborative and strengths-based approach to create a culture of child protection the community


Co-create a culturally relevant, comprehensive, resident-led CSA prevention program within the Bed-Stuy community

Ways You Can Participate!

We invite all Bed-Stuy residents to partake in a 10 minute community health survey to amplify your voices and begin preventing CSA in our neighborhood today. By participating, you’ll have a chance to win a $50 gift card!

Invitamos a los residentes de Bed-Stuy a participar en una breve encuesta para ayudar a nuestra comunidad a prevenir el abuso sexual infantil. Si participas tienes la oportunidad de ganar como regalo una tarjeta $50.

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Bed-Stuy Project Opt-in

This project is in partnership with: