When: Fri., April 21, 5-9 p.m. 2017
Join us by wearing your BRIGHTEST BLUE for an evening downtown in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month! Friday April 21- 5-9pm Check in: La Rosa 500 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa Tickets: FREE! Wearing blue allows specially discounted prices on food and drinks at participating restaurants. Check in at La Rosa for your required writs band. Presented By the Child Parent Institute Participating Restaurants: BiBi’s Burger Bar: 630 3rd St, Santa Rosa La Rosa: 500 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa Mary’s Pizza Shack: 615 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa Stout Brothers: 527 4th St, Santa Rosa Tex Wasabi’s: 515 4th St, Santa Rosa More Info: www.calparents.org In 1989, the Blue Ribbon Campaign to Prevent Child Abuse began as a Virginia grandmother’s tribute to her grandson who died as a result of abuse. As part of this campaign, our local council, Prevent Child Abuse-Sonoma County, hosts a series of free parenting classes and awareness events to recognize the importance of Child Abuse Prevention. Although April is Child Abuse Prevention month, every day of every month should be dedicated to stopping child abuse. In 2016, there were 5,521 reports of child abuse and neglect made to Family, Youth and Children’s Services. Of these, 2,220 reports were serious enough to require a face-to-face investigation to determine if abuse was actually occurring. Of the children removed from unsafe and abusive homes, 81% entered foster care primarily due to neglect. Printing Sponsor: Accent Printing & Design, INC.