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Healthy Haiku Interviews DeQuanda Sanders on Child Sex Abuse

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DeQuanda Sanders



DeQuanda Sanders is a Child Protection Specialist and is a native of Walterboro S.C.  She received her Bachelor of Science Biology degree from Claflin University.

In addition to her work with ASI she is very active in the community and serves on Holly Hill Association Board, A-Dopt-A Student Program/Mentor program, Collaborative member for the Community Partnership for Protecting Children (CPPC), Board member for DeKalb Initiative for Children and Families, and Teen Lift program with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.  She has served in the role of Chairperson for DeKalb Initiative for Children and Families, Inc.  DeQuanda has also volunteered as a Volunteer Coordinator for the White House Project.

DeQuanda is a skilled community advocate and trainer in the areas of prevention and education.  Ms. Sanders has organized a grassroots community initiative called Prevent Now in DeKalb County to bring awareness on how to protect children from Child Sexual Abuse.  DeQuanda has trained over 300 adults and joined in the efforts to eradicate child sexual abuse in our communities.  She has been a panelist for the State Bar of Georgia on Adults protecting children from Sexual Abuse.

Ms. Sanders is the Founder of Saving Our Children and Families, (SOCAF), Inc.  She strives to put our children on a pathway to success.    Her responsibilities include developing relationships locally, nationally and supervising fundraising activities.  DeQuanda also provides awareness, prevention and intervention initiatives to our communities through educational training; train the trainer workshops and speaking engagements. DeQuanda advocates for women’s and children’s issues on the local level.

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