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  • 1 in 5 girls (20%), and 1 in 10 boys (10%) are sexually abused or assaulted before age 18.

  • 18% of children are physically injured due to discipline before they turn 18.

  • 10% of children are bullied on a regular basis.

  • Sexual abuse/assault and physical abuse occur in every culture and neighborhood - although many people believe “it can’t happen to their family.”

Child Abuse Prevention Education (CAPE) Initiatives provide research-centric educational content designed to significantly reduce incidences of child victim interpersonal violence through prevention and increased reporting.

The Charleston Initiative

Build affordable, comprehensive, research-centric

Child Abuse Prevention Education (CAPE) Programs

training for faculty/staff, parents, students and alumni, test it at Porter-Gaud School, and broadly offer it to Charleston County and other schools worldwide.

Board Members

Luther Reynolds, Charleston, S.C. City Police Chief 

Hank Cheves, Recent Chairman of the Board of Porter-Gaud

Alyssa Rheingold, PhD. 

Sylvia Mitchum, Charleston County DSS Director

Debbie Herring-Lash,  Charleston Asst. Solicitor 

Robby Marion (Co-chair)
Stafford Green (Co-chair)


Steering Committee

Stafford Green (Coordinator)

Robby Marion

Carole Swiecicki, Ph.D. - Exec. Director - Dee Norton
DuBose Egleston, Head of Porter-Gaud School

Hank Cheves, Recent Chairman of the Board of Porter-Gaud

The Innovation Initiative

Leverage child advocacy research, leading-edge technology, music, and story-telling innovations to build impactful Child Abuse Prevention Education (CAPE) Programs.  Our first effort will employ Virtual Reality content.


Stafford Green, MagikLab Creative

Advisory Team

Denzyl Feigelson, Apple Computer (Music)

Josh Grier, Chief Operating Officer, Ember Lab  (Gaming)

Mark H. Moreland, VP, The Coca-Cola Company, (Strategy)

Christopher Travers, Entrepreneur, Atlanta Ventures (Web)


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