In October 2017, Kathryn Leehane wrote an article, When the Legal System Fails Sexual Assault Victims, We Have to Find Our Own Closure, for The Washington Post. In that essay, Kathryn intended to highlight the broken legal system and sought to reassure other sexual abuse survivors there are many ways to heal.
Although no specifics were disclosed in the narrative, many people recognized the teacher and the school, and dozens of victims and witnesses of childhood sexual abuse at Presentation High School (PHS) came forward.
Kathryn had inadvertently exposed a sexual abuse scandal spanning decades and involving more than a dozen abusers and over forty victims.
She immediately began to advocate for the dozens of survivors of childhood sexual abuse from the school. She is fighting for strict adherence to mandated reporting laws, permanent changes in leadership and policy to protect all PHS students, and accountability and justice for the survivors.
Read more at MakePresSafe.com.