Category Archives: Blog

13 Apr
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Apply for Earned Income Tax Credit when you file your taxes this year!

Still need to file your taxes this year?See if you qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit! What is Earned Income Tax Credit?Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, is an important benefit providingextra money to working families. To claim EITC, you ...

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26 Mar
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2021 Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month is a nationwide initiative that challenges our community to examine the impact of child abuse and what we can do to prevent it. Help the CAN Council further their impact on our community in April by ...

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10 Nov
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Our children need us —and you— now more than ever.

Today, CAN Council is asking for your help, so we can continue being here for each abused child and for every struggling parent. This pandemic has made our fundraising world incredibly challenging, and we are hoping you’ll consider a year-end ...

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26 Aug
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Teachers are Superheroes.

As we prepare for the start of a new school year, students, parents and teachers are facing a unique set of concerns and challenges during this pandemic. Whether teachers connect with their students in a traditional classroom or through a ...

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02 Jul
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How to celebrate Fourth of July with your family safely

With many of our traditional Fourth of July events cancelled this year due to the current health crisis, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday with your family safely! Get creative and have fun this Independence Day! ...

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15 Jun
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A message from CAN Council President/CEO Emily Yeager

An open letter to our communities: Our nation, our families, our colleagues, our friends and our neighbors are hurting. We’re witnessing an abuse of power so great, we ache for those wronged, and we yearn for our world to be ...

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14 May
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Teachers: How to Detect & Prevent Child Abuse & Neglect in a Virtual Classroom

Here are some ways to prevent and recognize child abuse and neglect in a virtual classroom setting, put together by our Prevention Education team. Remember: If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call 855.444.3911.

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22 Apr
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2020 Child Abuse Prevention Month: reCAP

Before the COVID-19 pandemic overtook our everyday lives, the CAN Council was gearing up for the most eventful Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month yet — with 133 pinwheel gardens committed, three county CAP Month Kick-Off Ceremonies booked, and Prevention Education ...

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03 Mar
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We Count Because Kids Matter. Complete your 2020 Census.

Public health and safety is absolutely critical at this moment of uncertainty in our world. But we must also fulfill our constitutional obligation to complete the 2020 Census and count every single person in the United States. For each person ...

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20 Nov
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More Than a Bruise? How to Stop Child Abuse and Neglect

What do you think of when you think of an abused child? The quintessential child with a black eye usually appears in everyone’s mind when asked this question. And yes, while physical abuse is child abuse, it is not the only form ...

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16 Oct
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What is a CASA? An Inside Look at Court Appointed Special Advocates

What is a CASA? An Inside Look at Court Appointed Special Advocates   There is a saying, “volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.”  Giving back to your community and the world is a fulfilling ...

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15 Oct
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Introducing Our New CASA Director – Emily Yeager

Introducing Our New CASA Director – Emily Yeager Please allow us to take this opportunity to introduce the new CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program director, Emily Yeager.  The position offers new and exciting challenges, all of which Emily is ...

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19 Nov
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CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region

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19 Oct
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CASA: A voice children can count on

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