Every year volunteers and advocates plant pinwheel gardens in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.
We want to share some information about the Children's Advocacy Center of McKean County.
That number is down dramatically from the 402 confirmed cases in 2016.
Johnson noted Child Haven came into being 35 years ago.
Each flag represents the story of one confirmed victim of child abuse in Lubbock County in 2017 - heartbreaking stories that this organization hears every day.
"Hopefully it will inspire people to move forward, empower their own family so that they don't have victims of child abuse in their families", Reed said.
Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo is declaring April as Child Abuse Awareness Month at Palace Park on Tuesday, April 3rd at 10 a.m.
Stephon Clark protester hit by police SUV in Sacramento
More than 80 police and California Highway Patrol officers in riot gear blocked protesters from marching onto a highway. The video shows the officers stayed at a distance weapons drawn and pointing at the victim until backup arrived.
"Our largest onsite partner the CAHC, provides extensive forensic and therapeutic services for children who have experienced sexual abuse or severe physical abuse".
Twenty men have been arrested across Victoria during police raids targeting online child abuse material, authorities have said. All hotline calls are routed to the county where a child resides.
- If your child tells you that he or she has been abused, stay calm, listen carefully and never blame the child.
Child advocacy groups in South Mississippi are looking to gain support as they continue their mission to protect children. And literally at home, be a great neighbor and offer support to your neighbors with families so the stressors of parenting don't result in abuse towards a child. While I'm glad a month has been designated to bring attention to a devastating issue, it's unfortunate that we need it.
Children should be protected at all costs, and suspicious behavior should always be reported to authorities.
It may sound cliche', but if you see something, say something.