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  The 21st Annual Tortoise and Hare 5K Race / Walk
 registration is now open!

      Run / Walk to support Project Child in beautiful Wind Gap!
        (Leashed dogs are welcome!)

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To Register, click here!
   
To print a paper registration form,  click here!


  Thank you to everyone who attended
 
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Registration ends April 18th for Project Child's Annual Conference!
"Housing Instability and Adverse Childhood Experiences"
    Register Now!

    Luke Shaefer, Ph.D 
- Director of Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan - 
   About 15 million children in the United States – 21% of all children – live in families with incomes below the federal poverty threshold. Children from low-income families face increased risk factors in their educational life. Poverty affects student brain development, relationships with peers and the ability to complete a formal education. At this conference, Dr. Shaefer will address these topic areas and will work towards solutions to using the ACES approach.


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Thank you to our conference sponsors! 
Northampton County Children, Youth & Families 
Hospital Central Services
Fred J. Jaindl Family Foundation
Seidel, Cohen, Hof & Reid, LLC                                                                          
                                                                                                                 
  
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION should be THE HALLMARK of any society that has compassion.
  
    PARENTING EDUCATION HAS BEEN A HALLMARK OF PROJECT CHILD
           Parents with strong parenting skills tend NOT to abuse.
          Parenting classes last a lifetime.

     Project Child's mission is education of children through our Learning to Care curriculum; educating parents with our Make Parenting a Pleasure class and our Parent Tree Support Group; providing child safety and parenting tips to the community; educating professionals who help children who have been abused; and much more.

   Please take a moment to donate to Project Child and help us to improve the lives of families. Your donation stays in our community and will ensure that the programs of Project Child continue. You can make the difference in helping us provide education and information to make children feel safe and secure in their homes, and the world a safer place for them and for all of us.

To Donate, click here!




Project Child provides:
--Public Education
--Professional Development
--Parent Education
--Parent Support
--Legislative Advocacy, and
--Specialized Programs and Initiatives to prevent child abuse and neglect and promote positive parenting practices
      * Darkness 2 Light trainings available for prevention of child sexual abuse
     * Child Safety Initiatives
      * Opportunity Management: To help keep your children safe from sexual abuse


     
Project Child is a program of Valley Youth House.