In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, BCAC will be sharing weekly tips and tools to help you keep the kids in your life safe. We'll also give you suggestions on how you can raise awareness about child sexual abuse in fun and new ways. Thanks for being part of the BCAC team!
Myth: Child sexual abuse doesn't happen in "good" families or neighborhoods.
Fact: Child sexual abuse is a crime that crosses all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, and religious lines.
To learn more facts about child sexual abuse and how you can prevent it, click here.
The first step in preventing child sexual abuse is understanding what it is and talking about it. Child sexual abuse is a crime of secrecy. We can only reduce it if we talk about it by gaining the language and the comfort to discuss it. Start today by having a conversation with people, especially the children, in your life.
Featuring Claire Anthony and Jon Bell
Monday, April 9 ~ 8 p.m. ~ Bohemian Coffee House
To kick off the summer season (a bit early) and honor Child Abuse Prevention Month, BCAC is hosting a series of concerts throughout the Baltimore area. Come hear Claire Anthony and Jon Bell at Bohemian Coffee Shop on Monday, April 9 from 8-10 p.m. and help BCAC raise awareness about child sexual abuse. Click here for more information.