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April marks National Child Abuse Prevention Month. More than five children die every day as a result of child abuse, many under the age of four. It's important for communities to work together to raise awareness and play a role in helping prevent child abuse. Visit the Boys Town website to learn some of the indicators of abuse.
One way to bring awareness is Pinwheels for Prevention, Prevent Child Abuse. Nebraska Families Collaborative participated again this year in planting blue and silver pinwheels outside of our office building in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April. You'll notice blue and silver pinwheels around many communities this month recognizing this national awareness effort. Learn more about Pinwheels for Prevention by visiting the Prevent Child Abuse America webpage.
Working together, we can help children locally and all across our country.