Child Abuse Prevention Month

Do you know what’s up with all those blue pinwheels on the lawn of City Hall? That’s SPD raising awareness for #ChildAbusePreventionMonth. Did you know that according to the most recently reported data, over 19,000 SC children in one year were victims of maltreatment (abuse, neglect)? That’s a lot of kids. Through my work as a Guardian ad Litem, I’ve seen first-hand the effects of child abuse and neglect on children, families, and our community. And I’ve seen first-hand the critical role first responders play in keeping kids safe. We all can play a role in helping keep our community’s children safe. Read more about how you can help here: