Bankruptcy Judge Presses Pause on Pending Boy Scout Lawsuits

Bankruptcy Judge Presses Pause on Pending Boy Scout Lawsuits

If you obtain a PDF copy of United States Bankruptcy Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein’s Consent Order that she entered on March 30, 2020 regarding the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Motion for Preliminary Injunction, you may be wrought with anxious tension to find that...
Survivors Challenge Boy Scouts of America

Survivors Challenge Boy Scouts of America

When the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced they were filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to equitably compensate thousands of survivors of sexual abuse, the move appeared to be the first step around a very long track of remedying a lifetime of hurt. That track,...
Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Trauma has the power to derail lives. People who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying or life-threatening event may experience chronic struggles with relationships, jobs, and physical and emotional health. And...
Victimized Boys to Traumatized Men: Boy Scouts Fail Thousands of Sexual Abuse Survivors

Victimized Boys to Traumatized Men: Boy Scouts Fail Thousands of Sexual Abuse Survivors

At least one in six men have been sexually abused or assaulted. An estimated 16 to 18% of these men were victimized when they were under the age of eighteen. 1in6, a men’s anti-sexual violence advocacy organization, concludes that these stark statics likely...
Best Kept Secrets: Boy Scouts of America Shields Perpetrators, Puts Youth at Risk

Best Kept Secrets: Boy Scouts of America Shields Perpetrators, Puts Youth at Risk

Don’t keep secrets that make you uncomfortable. Tell someone. By relaying this simple –  yet invaluable – message to our children, we hope to keep them safe. We want our youth to know that adults who care about them will always work to protect them. Fostering a sense...