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Protecting children from sexual abuse is a community responsibility

Written by: Deanna Norris and Robin L. O’Grady A recent column published in the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus, “How to help abused children,” reflected upon the Penn State scandal and focused on the lack of adequate federal funding for programs that protect and rescue children from sexual abuse. The authors, R.A. Dickey and Grier Weeks, called on readers to take action, make noise and remind the “powers that be” of their need to act on behalf of victimized and traumatized children who are …

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Local Business Provides Funding for Prevention

Livingston County Radio WHMI is helping spread the word about prevention! 12/8/10 – The Child Abuse Prevention Council of Livingston County recently received a check for $2,000 from a local business owner to support a program designed to help prevent child sexual abuse. Steve Bloom, owner of the Verizon Wireless stores in Howell, Hartland and Highland, presented a check for $2,000 to the CAP Council’s Stewards of Children program, which provides workshops for adults to better recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Director, …

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