Today, Illuminate Colorado, in coordination with Prevent Child Abuse America, and other state and local community partners throughout Colorado, begins a month-long nationwide awareness and impact campaign: “Everyone Can Make Great Childhoods Happen—Especially You, Especially Now!” to engage Coloradans in strengthening families to prevent child maltreatment.
“When parents are stressed, have few social connections, and limited access to resources to support their families, the risk to children of experiencing toxic stress and child maltreatment is great,” said Jade Woodard executive director of Illuminate Colorado. “We are asking Coloradans to learn about the positive things we all need to be doing to strengthen families right now.”
Visit www.COPinwheelsForPrevention.org to learn more and get involved during Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Download the press release Announcing the Everyone Can Make Great Childhoods Happen – Especially You, Especially Now! Campaign.
The statewide effort aims to strengthen connections between families and communities.
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