Erin Merryn endured sexual abuse for four years of her childhood. She sought help at 13 and found it. Erin went on to become a child and family therapist, but quit a few years ago to take her cause across the country.
Erin Merryn believes all school-aged children should receive age-appropriate education on sexual abuse prevention and recovery.
The state of Illinois is the first to sign the mandate named Erin’s Law. Governor Pat Quinn signed the mandate at the end of January. Erin is now touring the country advocating for the protection of children.
You can read the Chicago Tribune article here: Quinn Signs Sex-Abuse Education Mandate
You can visit Erin’s Law on Facebook.
Her website is here.