Faith's Law is named after prevention advocate and child sexual abuse survivor, Faith Colson, who graduated from an Illinois high school in the early 2000s. Faith was sexually abused by a teacher at her high school. Years later, during the course of legal proceedings related to the abuse, Faith learned that several adults within her high school suspected that the teacher's relationship with her was inappropriate but did not take appropriate action to report their concerns. As a result of her experiences, Faith pushed for change to state laws related to educator sexual misconduct in K-12 schools. Faith's Law was passed in 2021 and expanded in 2023 and now serves as a comprehensive set of protections for students and their families.
If you have information about sexual abuse or misconduct against any student, please use the resources below to report it as soon as possible: