Five Days of Action to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse April 15-19, 2024

Published On: March 7, 2024Categories: Uncategorized

April is Child Abuse Prevention month and the Greater Austin YMCA along with many other youth serving organizations are partnering to bring awareness and education on how we can all work together to prevent child sexual abuse.   Child Abuse is Preventable!

On April 15th – 19th, the Greater Austin YMCA will participate in a week-long campaign designed to raise awareness and inspire all adult to take action to protect children from sexual abuse by participating in Five Days of Action. Five Days of Action is an initiative of the YMCA Champions for Child Protection, with support. from YMCA of the USA.

During this week, we invite members, participants, and staff to learn foundational habits of child sexual abuse prevention – KNOW. SEE. RESPOND.  When we KNOW how abuse happens, SEE the signs, take action and RESPOND, we create safer environments for children to learn, grow and thrive.  Please join us as we pledge to PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL ABUSE!    (PLEDGE CARD)

  • April 15th – Introduction to Five Days of Action – Know. See. Respond. 
  • April 16th – KNOW the Facts
  • April 17th – SEE the Signs
  • April 18th – Teach, Train and RESPOND
  • April 19th – Week Recap – Together We Can Prevent Abuse!

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