2024 Child Abuse Prevention Month

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Help the CAN Council further its impact on our community in April by getting involved:

  • Wear blue on Friday, April 5th, and share a photo on social media by tagging @CANCouncil and use the hashtag #CAPMonth
  • Keep up with CAN Council’s Facebook Page during the month of April for child abuse prevention content, fun family activities, and other opportunities to engage and raise awareness.
  • Host a fundraiser for CAN Council’s child abuse prevention efforts at your school, church, civic group, place of work, or on your Facebook profile. If you’d like some assistance in coming up with some fundraising ideas, we can help – contact Jeremy at jscharlow@cancouncil.org
  • Make a pinwheel at home with this fun tutorial by Thor from Saginaw Art Museum and his daughters, and “plant” it in your yard!

Pinwheel Planting Celebrations

Friday, April 5th Honoring those who, in partnership with our CAN Council, protect our children and strengthen families. After a brief program, guests will enjoy light refreshments and plant pinwheels to represent the healthy and safe childhoods we work to provide children:

  • 9 am  at Saginaw County DHHS
  • 11 am at Bay County DHHS
  • 2 pm at Huron County Courthouse

Educational Workshops

April 18th, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm Stewards of Children® Join us in Huron County at Pigeon River Mennonite Church (7120 Geiger Rd., Pigeon, MI 48755) and learn the 5 Steps to Protecting Children. This event is free and open to the public! To register, call the CAN Council at (989) 752-7226. Learn more about the program here: http://www.d2l.org/education/5-steps/

April 30th, 5:00 pm-7:30 pm Stewards of Children® Join us at our Saginaw office and learn the 5 Steps to Protecting Children. This event is free and open to the public! To register, call the CAN Council at (989) 752-7226. Learn more about the program here: http://www.d2l.org/education/5-steps/

Thursdays, April 11th – 25th, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm 24/7 Dad®  Calling all fathers and male caregivers! Join us at Bay County Historical Museum to learn how to be involved, responsible, and committed twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. To register, call the CAN Council at (989) 752-7226. Questions? Email Sharon at snorman@cancouncil.org

Children’s Activities

April 27th from 1 pm – 4 pm Art Encounter at Saginaw Art Museum Art Encounter participants will learn the importance of motion in art and how to communicate with body language to emphasize the important connection between the mind and movement. Through creative partner drawing exercises, students can become more attuned the space around themselves and others!

 

 

Start Date - End Date

Mar 31, 2024 - Apr 30, 2024

Start Time - End Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

CAN Council

Phone

(989) 752-7226

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