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Help #GreatChildhoods Happen This April! 
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a national month dedicated to recognizing the ways that people can get involved in the healthy development of children. Prevent Child Abuse America and Minnesota Communities Caring for Children are spreading the message that everyone plays a role in helping great childhoods happen. Get involved with child abuse prevention by taking part in activities like mentoring children and parents, advocating for family-friendly policies, and donating time and money.
Ready Your Pinwheels
Pinwheels are the national symbol of child abuse prevention and a visible reminder of the happy and healthy childhood that all children deserve. Each year, advocates and community partners in Minnesota plant pinwheel gardens in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. When we invest in healthy child development, we are investing in community development.

Child Abuse Prevention Month Resources 

This is a list of resources that communities can use to build awareness about stopping child abuse and neglect before it happens and to create environments where all children’s development is nurtured.