2011-03-24 / General Stories

April Is Child Abuse Awareness Month

Please join the effort to raise awareness of child abuse and promote its prevention.

What Can Your Business Do?

Display or Wear a Blue Ribbon
Wear Blue Day
Blue Ribbons on Main
“Invest in Kids” or “Pennies for Prevention” – have blue ribbon
pins for sale or a donation for child abuse prevention
Child Abuse Prevention Flyers
We Sing for the Children – April 4th at 5:30 p.m., attend kick-off
ceremony at Bastrop County Courthouse lawn. Music and
entertainment is to be provided by individuals and groups in honor of
this special month.
If you would like to order blue ribbons or flyers for your business,
please call Julie Elliott at the Children’s Advocacy Center – 512-321-
6161 or email juliecacbastrop@austin.rr.com.

What Can Your School & Students Do?

Display or Wear a Blue Ribbon

Additional Ideas: Build a “Blue Ribbon Tree” (Display ribbons on a tree, Display blue ribbons around the baseball field, have students write articles or be interviewed by newspaper, adopt a CPS Child Abuse Investigator, Children’s Art Contest, and hand-painted banners.

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