A youth empowerment workshop series

13 Reasons Why I Can Love Myself

CDLF Counseling hosts a weekly youth workshop series facilitated by a CDLF therapist for youth ages 12-18 throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties.

The goal of this workshop series is to  alleviate the devastating effects of sexual abuse and/or assault on the lives of Latino youth victims ages 12-18 and increase their access to existing services. 

Some staggering statistics: 

  •  One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years old 
  •  30% of women were between the ages of 11 and 17 at the time of their first completed rape 
  •  12.3% of women were age 10 or younger at the time of their first completed rape victimization 
  •  In eight out of 10 cases of rape, the victim knew the perpetrator 
  •  It is estimated that 325,000 children per year are currently at risk of becoming victims of commercial child sexual exploitation 


If you would like to host a workshop series:

Please contact Gabriela Gonzalez at (714) 430-3751 or via email ggonzalez@casadelafamilia.org

This project was supported by Grant No. 2018-KS-AX-0007 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. 

The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice.