Illuminate Quarterly Newsletter
Building Brighter Childhoods through education, advocacy, and family support. 
Child Abuse Prevention Month 2017
Overview Report
CAP Month 2017 Recap

For Child Abuse Prevention Month 2017, Illuminate Colorado teamed up with partners across the state to amplify our programming, reach new audiences to raise awareness for child abuse prevention efforts, and come together as a community to address the role we all play in preventing child maltreatment. To read about Illuminate Colorado & partners work last April, download the full report below. 
Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action
Now available! Recently developed by The Colorado Office of Early Childhood, the Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action is a tool to help local communities develop strategies to prevent child maltreatment and promote child well-being. The framework toolkit is free and available to all!



Click here for more information
We're Hiring! Now Accepting Applications for SEN Program Manager
Illuminate is growing! We are now seeking a Substance Exposed Newborns Program Manager to coordinate all substance exposed newborns efforts for our organization, and related education and outreach programming for our organization. Join our dynamic team and make a positive impact on children & families across Colorado!

Smart Choices Safe Kids
Help keep Colorado's kids safe! 

With a recently completed website redesign and public awareness campaign launch, Illuminate Colorado is spreading the word about Smart Choices Safe Kids. Smart Choices Safe Kids is a resource for research-based, non-stigmatizing information and advice relating to parenting, substance use, and kids of all ages.

Go to www.smartchoicessafekids.org to learn more. 
Apply to Join our Board of Directors!
Illuminate Colorado is seeking passionate, dedicated individuals to join our Board of Directors. Board members provide strategic vision, oversight, and resources to help further the mission of Illuminate.  The Illuminate Board meets 6 times per year, usually in the Denver area or remotely through video/phone conferences.

Illuminate Colorado is committed to building a diverse Board of Directors.  If interested, contact Jade Woodard, Executive Director, at jwoodard@illuminatecolorado.org .
Upcoming Events & Opportunities
Circle of Parents Facilitator Training The Circle of Parents Facilitator Training will take place on September 6th & September 7th from 9am-5pm at Families First. Click here for more information.

FASD Awareness Month - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month takes place in September of each year. This year, the month will include opportunities for each state affiliate to engage their communities. Read more here, and stay tuned for more details in the coming months!

National DEC Conference - The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children will be holding their annual conference August 29th-31st. For more information and to sign up, click here.
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