Prevention is Everybody’s Business
Children's Memorial Day- April 23, 2021
Children’s Memorial Day was established by the California Assembly in April 1997 which formally declared the fourth Friday in April as a statewide annual observance day. On April 1, 2001, the United States Congress passed a concurrent resolution supporting thie National Children’s Memorial Day. This is a day of rembrance set aside to recognize the national and local trageties of violence against children.
Children’s Memorial Day concludes the April’s Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month Activities by honoring children who have lost their lives as a result of child abuse and neglect. Please take time to review the video sponsored by California’s Office of Child Abuse Prevention regarding this day of remembrance and join us all in taking a moment of silence for the twelve children that died in Alameda County in 2020 due to gun violence, neglect or suicide.
Protective Factor: Enhance Parental Resilience: No one can eliminate stress from parenting, but building parental resilience can affect how a parent deals with stress. Parental resilience is the ability to constructively cope with and bounce back from all types of...
Strong Families Allliance- Alameda County brings together your local community providers to strengthen families. With this month being Child Abuse Prevention Month we direct you to our website to find tips, resources, news and events that help strengthen your family...
Friends, family members, neighbors, and other members of a community provide emotional support and concrete assistance to parents. Social connections help parenting build network of support that serve multiple purposes: they can help parents develop and reinforce...
Did you know that 1 in 4 children have experienced abuse or neglect in their lives? Help raise awareness of about child abuse and neglect prevention. #PassThePinwheel is an awareness campaign that highlights the call for all children to live in safe and stable home environment. Pinwheels are the national symbol of child abuse prevention. Please enjoy the Pinwheel garden created by families and organizations in Alameda County