Friday, March 7, 2014

Nominate Your Child Abuse Prevention Hero

Posted By on Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM

The discovery this week of the skeletal remains of 3-year-old Roman Barreras demonstrates how high the stakes are in the the fight against child abuse.

Aviva and other community agencies host the annual March for Children to promote child abuse prevention month and recognize those working to prevent abuse. This year's march is on Sunday, April 13. Nominations are being sought for the Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Awards, which "honor those who have made a difference in the continued fight against child abuse."

Here are the award categories:

¨ Resilient Family of the Year: Awarded to a family who has overcome a crisis, successfully navigated the Dependency system, and has put into practice the tools and skills they've acquired by demonstrating strong protective factors. In other words, they've turned a crisis into an opportunity, challenges into strengths, and obstacles into successes.

¨ Keith Smith Foster Parent of the Year: Awarded to an outstanding foster parent(s) who has made an impact in the lives of children and youth in foster care.

¨ Agency/Program/Business: Awarded to any group, program, agency, or business who has made a significant impact in promoting the prevention of child abuse.

¨ Individual: Awarded to any individual who has been involved in making a difference in the prevention of child abuse.

The event on 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 13 takes place at Reid Park at at the band shell in conjunction with Casa de los Niños’ Family Fiesta where there will be family activities, entertainment and refreshments. Click here to fill out a nomination form and get more information.

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