No, I Wasn’t Lucky!

No, I Wasn’t Lucky!

Jason Lauren I am originally from Union County, New Jersey in the New York Metropolitan Area.  I relocated to California shortly after graduating from Rutgers University in 1979. In 1984 I graduated from law school in San Diego, magna cum laude, having earned a Juris...
An Update on the Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse

An Update on the Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse

How many children experience child sexual abuse (CSA) in the United States? This question has been difficult for researchers to answer definitively, in part due to delayed disclosure arising from trauma, shame, and humiliation. For over 20 years, various organizations...
Rice v. Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, et. al.

Rice v. Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, et. al.

CHILD USA tips its hat to attorneys Richard Serbin, of The Law Office of Richard M. Serbin, and Alan Perer, of Swensen & Perer, whose skillful and zealous advocacy on behalf of their client, Renee Rice, could change the landscape of child sexual abuse claims in...
Speak Up!

Speak Up!

In 2015, on one cold winter evening, my wife and I rushed our son to a local children’s hospital. We were scared out of our minds and could not understand why our 18-month-old could not stop coughing. Upon arriving at the hospital, we were granted immediate access to...
Stand With Me

Stand With Me

“As you know, this has been a really hard week to be a black person living in America. I’ve felt a lot of anger, sadness, and frustration, more than I ever can remember having. What gives me hope, though, is knowing that you all are here for me:) I’ve gotten a lot of...