Proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Baca County Board of Commissioners, Department of Human Services, and Baca Child  Protection Team Proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Month

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WHEREAS, children are key to the countys future success, prosperity, and quality of life and,
while children are our most vulnerable: and

WHEREAS, every child is entitled to be loved, cared for, nurtured, feel secure, and be free from
verbal
, sexual, emotional, physical abuse and neglect; and

WHEREAS, child abuse and neglect can be prevented by supporting and strengthening Baca
County families, thus preventing the far-reaching effects of maltreatment, providing children  the opportunity to develop healthy, trusting family bonds, and consequently, building the
foundations of communities; and
.

WHEREAS, we must come together as partners so that the voices of our children are heard by
all, and we are as a community, aware of child maltreatment prevention and working to extend a helping hand to children and families in need; and

WHEREAS, by providing a safe and nurturing environment for our children, free of violence,
abuse, and neglect, we can ensure that children will grow to their full potential as the next
generation of leaders,
helping to secure the future of this county, state, and nation;

NOW, therefore, we, Baca County Board of Commissioners, Baca County Department of Human Services, and Baca County Child Protection Team, do hereby proclaim April 2021 as CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

Done this 8th day of April 2021

BACA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
(Signatures can be found in the full document)