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Archive for April, 2021
April is national child abuse prevention month! Remember, it’s the responsibility of adults like us to keep children safe.
A YEAR OF RECKONING WITH EPIDEMICS When the Disease is Child Abuse, What is the Cure? Dear Partner, April is here once again. This time last year, we were just beginning to stay home to prevent Covid’s spread. We couldn’t yet know what a far-reaching impact this disease would have on our lives. A year later, over 500,000 American lives have been lost, and many more have been severely compromised by the pandemic’s effects on nearly every aspect of family and civic life. Among those most traumatically affected by Covid have been children. As we’ve detailed in numerous PiPSpeaks over […]Read More
Blue Ribbon Month
APRIL IS NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH! ‘APRIL’ COMES FROM THE LATIN ‘APARIRE’, MEANING ‘TO OPEN’. THIS APRIL, LET’S HELP KIDS EMERGE FROM THE PANDEMIC WITH HOPE AND RESILIENCE, ENCOURAGING THEM TO OPEN UP, SPEAK OUT, AND BUILD STRONG NETWORKS OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT. EMPOWERING KIDS MAKES THEM LESS VULNERABLE TO ABUSE. Dear Partner, We, the founders of Partners in Prevention, met in the 1990s by way of a shared passion for the magic of childhood and the importance of a safe and healthy start for children. Kathy was a social worker with a long career in child abuse prevention and […]Read More