CAP Month 2019
Here you'll find information and resources from the 2019 Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign. For information about the future campaigns, watch the News & Events page.
2019 campaign: Unite for Kids
The theme of the 2019 Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign was "Unite for Kids." CAPC members worked to raise awareness with events including:
A Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors resolution April 2 (#CAPMonth)
Pinwheel Planting events April 3 (#Pass the Pinwheel)
Wear Blue photo days April 4-5 (#WearBlue4Kids)
The release of a study on the local economic impact of child abuse April 6 (#CutTheCost)
A screening and discussion of the film RESILIENCE at Vandenberg Air Force Base April 17 (#Unite4Kids)
A presentation at the Cottage Hospital Child Abuse Prevention Symposium April 26 (#HelpingFamiliesThrive)
A Children's Memorial Flag Raising event April 30 (#FlagsHonoringYoungLivesLost)
(Clicking any of the links above will open a News article with more details on that particular event.)
Throughout April, we also ran a message-of-the-day campaign on our CAPC Facebook account, and distributed the 2019 CAP Month brochure.
Press coverage included:
A CAP Month editorial in the Coastal View.
CAP Month event previews in the Santa Maria Times, Lompoc Record, and Santa Ynez Valley News.
Pinwheel Planting coverage on KSBY Channel 6 and KEYT Channel 3.
Pinwheel Planting coverage in the Santa Maria Times, Lompoc Record, and Santa Ynez Valley News.