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Introducing a New Pinwheel Ordering Process for NC Partners

Shining in the sun, the pinwheel is reflective of the bright, happy and carefree childhoods we want all children to have. In 2008 Prevent Child Abuse America introduced the Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign. What their research showed, and what our experiences since...

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Safe Sleep for Babies, Any Sleep for New Parents

By Melissa Clepper-Faith, Prevent Child Abuse NC Policy Director October 26, 2023 It’s a near-universal experience; instead of the cherubic Gerber baby, peacefully sleeping in her crib while parents get their well-deserved rest, you have a wrinkly, red-faced newborn...

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April 19 is Digital Advocacy Day!

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Wednesday, April 19 is Prevent Child Abuse America’s Digital Advocacy Day — a powerful day for raising awareness and advocating for change in our communities and across the nation. This Digital Advocacy Day we join partners...

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Home Visiting: A Story of Support and Success

By Elizabeth Fowler, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Associate Published February 27, 2023  February is Family Support Awareness Month, a time to recognize the importance of Family Support programs like Home Visiting and Parenting Education. Family Support...

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Staff Spotlights

Welcome, Shantel Haskins! Shantel Haskins joins us as Executive Assistant with a background in administration in fields ranging from healthcare to education to non-profit work. She is excited to be a part of a team with an array of skill sets and to be working with an...

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Prevent Child Abuse NC 2023 Staffing Update

Posted: January 9, 2023 By Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO    At Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC), we work to prevent the long-term effects of child maltreatment from ever occurring – because child abuse and neglect is 100%...

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The 2024 Child Abuse Prevention Month Toolkit is HERE


Learn all of the ways you can help build hopeful futures this April. Download our toolkit for free resources including co-brandable social media, graphics,

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