April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Everyone Has a Role to Play

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The public is invited to join the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, other child welfare stakeholders, elected officials and more for a month long observance that is a public call to action during National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. During the month of April and throughout the year, Illinois DCFS would like to encourage communities to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness messages and to help promote prevention efforts across the country. All events are open to the public. For more information on the events and how you can help, the public can call the Illinois DCFS communications department: 312-814-6847. Don’t miss Illinois DCFS art exhibit titled “Art from Youth in Care and From Others Who Care.” It will be on display and open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily beginning Monday, April 4-11 on the main level of the Thompson Center. This event is presented by Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and Prevent Child Abuse Illinois.

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Upcoming Event:

Date: Friday, April 1, 2016
What: CHICAGO Blue Bow Kickoff Event
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Where: Fourth Presbyterian Church (Michigan Ave. & Chestnut St.) 126 E. Chestnut St. in Chicago

For a full calendar of events, visit www.DCFS.illinois.gov.

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