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We’re excited to share that our 2020-21 Impact Report is now available online! View the full Impact Report to explore how Lotus supports survivors, strengthens families, and empowers communities to end child abuse and sexual violence.

In 2020-21, Lotus served 1,237 survivors, children, and families. That’s 8.4% more survivors, children, and families than last year; 64.1% more than we served five years ago.

Watch our new video below to learn more about our mission.

Lotus mission video preview

As a Lotus supporter, thank you for helping to create opportunities for survivors, children, and families to hope, heal, grow!



What is Kaleidoscopic Justice?
Each individual survivor has a different definition of what justice means to them. Kaleidoscopic justice is a framework for understanding how “justice” is not just something that happens to perpetrators in the legal system, but an ever changing and multi-faceted, lived experience of survivors. Read more on our blog.


Child Abuse Prevention Training
Did you know that Lotus provides child abuse prevention training? Darkness to Light Stewards of Children educates and empowers adults on how to prevent, recognize, and respond to child sexual abuse. Email us to schedule a training for your staff or group.


Teaching Kids to Be Kind through Inclusivity
We can build just, equitable communities where all persons thrive by starting with our children. Lotus prevention education specialist Paris Jones shares five ways we can teach children to be kind through inclusivity. Read more on our blog.


Mondays (ongoing): Survivor Led Support Group @ 6:00 p.m. CST
Hosted by Lotus, Ampersand, and Hope Harbor

11/30: Giving Tuesday
Mark your calendar to participate in this annual day of generosity by making a gift to support survivors, children, and families in the Purchase Area!

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