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Support Our Children through Our County Budget PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 00:00

Once again it is budget season in Mecklenburg County.  Both the City and County have the important task of deciding how to spend our money to meet the needs of our community.  The Children’s Alliance believes that there is no better investment in our future than supporting the needs of our community’s children and youth. The County budget has a significant number of line items in various departments that signify important investments in children of all ages.

Five Myths about Child Abuse & Neglect PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 00:00

Five Facts You Should Know About Child Abuse

MYTH #1: It's only abuse if it's violent.

Fact: Physical abuse is just one type of child abuse. Neglect and emotional abuse can be just as damaging, and since they are more subtle, others are less likely to intervene. .

Signs of Child Abuse & Neglect PDF Print Email
Monday, 01 April 2013 00:00

What is Child Maltreatment?

Maltreatment comes in four forms: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect.

Children are Valuable - Let's Elevate our Investment PDF Print Email
Thursday, 03 January 2013 00:00

Children are Valuable - Let s Elevate our InvestmentFrom Barb Pellin, a retired CMS assistant superintendent:

On December 14, our entire nation was moved to tears when 20 innocent children and six adults were tragically killed in Newtown, Conn. As a life-long advocate for children, a mother of three, and a proud grandmother of five, my heart aches for these families, their community and Sandy Hook Elementary. This unexplainable tragedy has caused me to stop and take note of how valuable and priceless our children are, and how important it is for our community to elevate the resources we put toward our children and families.

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