Prevent Child Abuse – We CAN do it!

Prevent Child Abuse Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana produced and shared this infographic.  Change the statistics to apply to your community – and the message will be powerful.  @pcaLouisiana  For information in Florida, visit www.beaguardian.org, @childguardiansI

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Invest in Children

Invest in Children and Youth; The public has spoken!   ““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““` Why invest? How do we invest?  What works?  The answer is prevention.   Chris Lolley, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Florida,  recently made a case for prevention based on 3 observations: 1. Prevention of child abuse is a local issue. Researchers have proven that…

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Actions Needed for Homeless and Foster Youth

“Actions Needed to Improve Federal Financial Assistance for Homeless and Foster Youth” Today, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the challenges and barriers affecting the ability of homeless and foster youth to pursue a college education. GAO is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the “congressional watchdog,”…

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

  Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention If you see one of 70,000 pinwheels planted across Florida, the Governor’s Office hopes you’ll think of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April. And kids will know they’re safe. 44,582 reports of child abuse. Just in Florida. Just last year. Most victims were under 5 years old.  …

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