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Review for Prevent Child Abuse America, Chicago, IL, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

I serve on the local chapter board for Prevent Child Abuse in Vanderburgh County Indiana. We have many exciting things happen here to raise community awareness of abuse and prevention. We sponsor a workshop annually during Child Abuse Prevention month-April. We collaborate with a local university nursing program (University of Southern Indiana) to get the Shaken Baby information out. We also man several information booths annually at such events as the Children and Families Mental Health Awareness Day, at a local store, National Night out with the Police Department, etc. We also have put up displays at the local DCS office and library. One example is a high chair with a sign noting this seat is not meant to be a front row seat to Domestic Violence. Everyone working with this local group are volunteers and most work in agencies where the issues of abuse are prominent everyday so all are committed to this issue getting more attention and improving over time.

Role:  Board Member