Great childhoods begin at home

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

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INSPIRE: Strategies to End Child Abuse from the WHO

We all know that all children, from all backgrounds, communities, and ways-of-life, deserve a great childhood because those children are our future. At the same time, we recognize that child abuse and neglect is a problem that affects children from all demographics as well. The World Health Organization knows this just as well as we do, and they recently teamed up with a group of ten international agencies to discuss the issue. Together, they identified seven strategies that, while broadly aimed at ending violence against children worldwide, have implications for preventing the abuse and neglect of children in America.

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The President, the Campaign, and the Politics of Children

For the past twelve months, we have all been inundated with news about the presidential campaigns. We have heard various speeches and promises made by the men and women vying to become our next president. Now that the party conventions are around the…

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Kids Count and Child Well-Being: A Blog from Janet Rosenzweig

Have you ever heard of the “Kids Count Report?” Don’t worry if the answer is no, Dr. Janet Rosenzweig has you covered in her latest blog post! Published annually by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count is one of the few studies that measures chi…

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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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