Mayor Tim Kabat made a proclamation recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month Friday at the Blue Ribbon Breakfast. The pinwheels represent the number of children who were "one with courage" to tell. The event featured guest speakers Bianca Johnston, a survivor of childhood neglect, and DeKalb Detective Kevin McNeil, who survived childhood sexual abuse. "As a result, it is hard for adults to help educate children or other adults about child sexual abuse or to protect children from abuse", Mary Lucero, executive director of the organization, said in a statement. "Everyone's participation is critical". Naylor says it is necessary to prevent neglect and abuse before it can occur to ensure a child can grow up safe, healthy and whole.
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They said this coming month is about reminding people that the sad reality of child abuse is preventable.
"We hold this every year and it's a chance to get the community involved and to be aware of child abuse prevention", said Liz McGregor, a Court Appointed Special Advocate supervisor.
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Our goal this year is to have community members add individual pinwheels to existing gardens and plant new gardens.
Dotson said Mr. Gatti's has many events planned to spread awareness during this month.
Children and their guardians are invited to Craft with a Cop at the Monmouth Police Department from 2 to 4 p.m. on April 5.
FCB rolled out its "Year of the Child", company-wide philanthropy initiative in 2015, which focuses on supporting local children in foster care. This rally in Amarillo will include various activities, including self-defense courses. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There are 1,000 pinwheels to distribute throughout Montgomery County. That is why Prevent Child Abuse Howard County teams with local governments and businesses to bring attention to a preventable crisis.