Elizabeth Smart will be attending an awareness event at Our Saviors Church in Lafayette May 2nd. Children’s Advocacy Center Hearts of Hope has asked Elizabeth to come and share her story with others. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. For more information on this event and find out where to buy tickets please click here.
Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart will share her story of survival and hope with Lafayette residents May 2 as part of an educational outreach by Hearts of Hope, an advocacy and counseling center for children and sexual assault victims.
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A summit will be held on March 19th and 20th to tackle the prevention of child abuse in sports. Attending the meeting will be child-abuse experts, youth service workers, coaches, and over 50 youth serving organizations. The summit will be streaming live for the public and questions or concerns can be posed through Twitter and Facebook throughout the summit. Click here to read more about this summit.
Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar, has thrown her weight behind an online campaign demanding an end to crime against women, in the wake of the Delhi gang rape. Click here to read the article and find out how you can help in this great cause.
If you would like to get in contact with our New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center check out GNOinfo website for information on the center.
Great article on the importance of Child Advocacy Centers and all of the good work that they do. Click here to read the article and refresh your knowledge on CAC’s.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has put together a list of tips to help parents and other adults minimize a child’s risk of being sexually abused. If you would like to read the article click here for the list and more information.
A Task Force in Springfield, MO has put together a list of 22 recommendations for changes in their state that could help decrease the child sexual abuse epidemic. Click here to read the article and get helpful tips for your community.
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We would like to recognize the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), an online initiative that has helped 64 foster children find adoptive families!