Great childhoods begin at home

We all play a role in the healthy development of our nation’s children.

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Honoring the Women of Kappa Delta

Last weekend, our President and CEO Dan Duffy flew down to Memphis to visit with the amazing women of Kappa Delta. The young women of Kappa Delta are great supporters of ours. Not only do they raise money for us and our chapters nationwide, but they go above and beyond in other ways. From spreading the message that we all play a role in child abuse prevention to actively living up to that message, we are grateful for the support from Kappa Delta.

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Don't miss the 2016 Kick off for Kids!

Join us at 6 P.M. on Friday, September 30 and bid on the chance to bowl with a professional athlete like Lamarr Houston! At our Kick off For Kids at Pinstripes in Northbrook, IL you can win exciting prizes in our silent and live auctions, such as unique experiences with the athletes, trips to incredible destinations, restaurant packages, autographed sports memorabilia and more! Enjoy dinner, dessert, specialty cocktails and camaraderie supporting an important cause in a casual setting at Pinstripes in Northbrook.

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Corporal Punishment in Schools: An EdWeek Investigation

It has been nearly 15 years since Prevent Child Abuse America adopted a resolution on the dangers of corporal punishment in schools. The reasons behind this are as clear as the research: there are other forms of discipline that are far more effective than corporal punishment. Unfortunately, according to a recent investigation by EdWeek, more than 109,000 students were physically punished in U.S. classrooms during the 2013-14 school year.  We believe that number is 109,000 too many.

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Who we are

Prevent Child Abuse America is the national champion of great childhoods for all children. Founded in 1972 in Chicago, Prevent Child Abuse America works to promote the healthy development of children and prevent child abuse before it can occur in order to help children to grow up and contribute in their communities. Our 50 state Chapter Network works every day to promote the kind of strategies and activities that make a difference locally as well as nationally.

We help nearly 100,000 families a year through our Healthy Families America program and put 92 cents of every dollar raised towards programs that help children and families thrive.

Our Programs

We accomplish our work through our signature prevention program Healthy Families America and spread awareness of child abuse prevention through our Pinwheels for Prevention campaign.

Pinwheels for Prevention began as a grassroots campaign among our chapters in Georgia, Florida and Ohio.

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Healthy Families America

We help nearly 100,000 families a year through our Healthy Families America program.

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