Child Abuse

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Melissa Silva
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
March 18, 2014
Jo-Ann Foley

National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a great awareness and everyone should know about it. Even though the NCAPM is in April, does not mean that someone cannot make a difference year round. Child Abuse is a serious matter and should not be taken lightly. Even if a child is not physically abused, does not mean that the child is not emotionally abused or neglected. Moreover, for the five activities I will be doing for NCAPM, I will be going around my neighborhood informing all of my neighbors and community about child abuse and neglect. I will be letting them know that there are many families that cannot afford clothing, food, or toys and if they have anything they do not need anymore and want to donate, please do so. I will also be calling all my family members up and informing them about National Child Abuse Prevention Month and asking them for their help and getting the word out to any of their neighbors and friends.
Getting the word out about NCAPM is important and it informs people to be aware of other families who are less fortunate than you. There are families out there who love their children but for some reason, have had a misfortune and cannot provide all the essentials need for them and their children. Also, it is important to keep an eye out for child abuse and the signs of child abuse. I will be passing around blue ribbons at my work, and around the neighborhood to show our support. I will also be tying a blue ribbon around my tree in the front yard.
Another activity I will be doing is taking my niece and nephews out to spend some quality time with them. I want them to also know how much they are loved and inform them about NCAPM and how there are children and families out in the world that need our help. When I had told my niece and nephew…...

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