Want to join the movement to build brighter childhoods for children across Colorado?
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse, and promote the well-being of children and families.
Below are a few easy ways to get involved:
Pinwheels for Prevention® Campaign
Pinwheels for Prevention
is a national awareness campaign that puts a new
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Participate by planting your own pinwheel garden, get creative with informational pinwheel bouquets, integrate pinwheels into other events, or come up with an idea of your own!
Upcoming CAP Month Events
Panel on Child Abuse Prevention at the Colorado Children's Caucus,
April 3rd, from
12pm to 1:15pm @ Colorado State Capitol
Join us for the Colorado Children's Caucus! The Colorado Children's Caucus provides a forum for all members of the Colorado General Assembly to discuss the challenges facing Colorado youth and work together to develop policy recommendations to strengthen families and improve the lives of children.
Child Abuse Prevention Month Kickoff & Rally,
April 4th from 11am to 12pm @ Colorado State Capitol
Join us on April 4th as child advocates from across Colorado will come together to kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month. At the event, we will celebrate the proclamation of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and featured speakers will highlight the importance of supporting families and preventing child maltreatment. Wear blue to show your commitment to preventing child abuse!
National Wear Blue Day,
April 7th, all day @
Show your support for preventing child abuse and building brighter childhoods across the U.S. by wearing blue in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Don't worry, you don't need to pull out your blue onesie in order to participate (though you can if you'd like) -- any blue item will do! Don't forget to post pictures on social media using the hashtags #WearBlueCO #greatchildhoods #CAPMonth #CO4Kids #CAPinCO
Colorado Rockies Game for Child Abuse Prevention Month,
Opening Weekend - Sunday, April 9th starting at 1:10pm @ Coors Field
Join us in showing how much Colorado values our children with a day of fun, family, Pinwheels, and cheering on the Colorado Rockies! A portion of each ticket sold will further efforts in Colorado to prevent child maltreatment and build brighter childhoods.
Read more & purchase tickets.