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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
Look for the Helpers: Now More than Ever! Follow our PIPSPEAK Briefings
Dear Partner, We hope this finds you and your loved ones safe and well. Although sheltering-in-place may help to flatten the curve when it comes to COVID-19, home isn’t always a safe place for everyone. Now more than ever, we all need to be helpers for the most vulnerable around us. As we all are social distancing it makes it all the more difficult to be there for children who now are behind walls everywhere. Our most vulnerable have had a social safety network of doctors, nurses, teachers, child care providers, clergy, and police who provided the eyes and ears […]Read More
Safety Awareness Materials Now Available in 19 Languages and More!
Partners in Prevention September Newsletter Safety Awareness Materials Now Available in 19 Languages School is in and we are happy to report that after translating our Safety Awareness Education Activity Pages and Speak Out! posters into a total of 11 languages last year, we have now added 8 additional languages to reach as many children as possible and, of critical importance, their home and family members. This was made possible by a generous grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. While our initial focus was the Greater Bay Area, we quickly became aware of additional language needs for the K-18 […]Read More