Top athletes in the Lower Hudson Valley believe their generation has been empowered to speak out if they see a case of abuse. Video by Mike Dougherty/lohud.com
The standards in place to keep athletes safe physically and emotionally are vastly different from organization to organization. Experts urge parents to do some homework and get references before signing a child up to participate on any level of athletics.
“The bottom line is we need to make sure these kids are safe and supported through sport, meaning they