Local events supporting child abuse prevention
March 17, 2020
April 1, 2020
April 3, 2020
Mecklenburg Commissioners consider proclamation
The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners have an important item on their meeting agenda: A proclamation to declare April 2020 as Child Abuse Prevention Month!
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 E. 4th St., Charlotte.
April 6, 2020
Child Abuse Prevention Month begins
It may be April Fools' Day, but this is no joke: It's the first day of Child Abuse Prevention Month!
Wear Blue Day
Join the agencies of the Mecklenburg Child Abuse Prevention Team and Prevent Child Abuse America in wearing blue for child abuse prevention on Friday, April 3! Take a picture and and share it on social media with the hashtags #Meck4Kids and #PassThePinwheel. Show your support for prevention!
April 7, 2020
Charlotte skyline goes blue
Wells Fargo's Duke Energy Center will light the city blue for Child Abuse Prevention Month!
Everyday Heroes Virtual Luncheon
Hosted by Pat's Place Child Advocacy Center, the Everyday Heroes Luncheon raises funds to support the children and families affected by the most serious forms of abuse in Mecklenburg County. This year, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the luncheon is going virtual! Click here for details.
Screening of "Like: A Documentary About the Impact of Social Media on Our Lives"
Join Teen Health Connection and Jewish Family Services for a screening of this film followed by a panel discussion. Click here for details.
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Queens University, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28207
The Big Picture 2020
Led by Teen Health Connection, this is a health education and community outreach initiative written and performed by young people to address current trends and health-related issues teens face today. Click here for details. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the performance will be rescheduled.