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Everyday Ways YOU Can Help Prevent Child Abuse: 6 Ways to Keep Your Family Strong

The ripple effect of child abuse and neglect extends to the entire community. Our health care system, schools, neighborhoods, and faith communities all reflect the stability, or lack thereof, of our families.

When children fall behind in school because of abuse and neglect, they continue to fall behind and to drop out of school. They struggle to support their own families and continue the cycle of poverty and abuse.

We believe child abuse and neglect are preventable and it begins with the strength of your own family.

Strong families build strong communities that are better able to provide […]

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