Recent News & Information
Plant Your Own Pinwheel Garden
Planting pinwheels represents the happy, healthy childhoods we want for all children.

Every year, the Children’s Advocacy Project plants a pinwheel garden to help raise awareness for child abuse prevention. This year, we are asking you to join us by planting a pinwheel garden of your very own during the month of April!

Grooming and Definition

Grooming is when someone builds a relationship, trust and emotional connection with a child or young person so they can manipulate, exploit and abuse them.

Children and young people who are groomed can be sexually abused, exploited or trafficked.

Teenage Dating Violence Awareness

February is teenage dating violence awareness month, a time for teenagers, parents, and the entire community to join together to learn the signs of dating violence, how to prevent it, how to get out of it if it does happen, and to raise awareness about this common issue.

What is teenage dating violence?

Giving Tuesday
Join us for Giving Tuesday – November 30, 2021

Giving Tuesday was created years ago with the simple idea: a day to encourage people to do good. Whether helping a neighbor, showing up for the people you care about, sharing information about the causes close to your heart, or giving through a donation, Giving Tuesday is a chance for us to give together.

Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is a time for us raise awareness, to speak up, and support survivors of domestic violence, including the children who have witnessed this devastating but common issue.

Witnessing domestic violence can have the same negative effects on a child’s mental health and learning as if the child had been abused directly.