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Celebrating the Legacy of Johanna Schuchert

Prevent Child Abuse America is losing one of its longest allies at the end of June, but today we are celebrating her career and legacy. For the past 43 years, Johanna Schuchert, our long-time Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Virginia, has dedicated her life to child abuse and neglect prevention.


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Statement from Dan Duffy Regarding the Separation of Children from their Families at our Border

In regards to the current situation at the southern U.S. border and current policy of separating children from their parents, Prevent Child Abuse America President & CEO Dan Duffy released a statement calling for a change in policy. Read that statement by clicking below.

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Parenting Tip of the Week - Preventing Heatstroke in Hot Cars

Now that we’re into mid-June, kids are home from school, temperatures are rising across the country, and most families are thinking of fun ways to spend time in the summer. One thing families should also be thinking about is keeping kids safe from heatstroke and hot cars.

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Who we are

At Prevent Child Abuse America® , we are proud that 94 cents of every dollar we spend goes directly towards programs that help children and families thrive. 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 and we help nearly 100,000 families a year through our signature Healthy Families America program.

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

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