Bronx JRP Celebrates National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Bronx office of the Juvenile Rights Practice is sponsoring a Bronx Information Fair with other organizations on April 28 to promote healthy, happy and safe families in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month which is celebrated in April. Participating local organizations will provide families with information on raising healthy children, preventive services, hospital resources, domestic violence prevention, nutrition and Bronx family activities. In addition, there will be arts and crafts tables for the children, a selection of free books and various other resources.

The fair will be held in the Bronx Family Courthouse from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members of Bronx JRP who took the lead in organizing the event include Barbara Stock, Vicki Light, Naomi Cavanaugh, Mia Plehn, Debra Gambella and Allison McKenna. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a Proclamation to honor the event.