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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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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