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County officials commemorate Child Abuse Prevention Month


Last updated 4/21/2021 at 10am

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El Paso County employees plant blue pinwheels, a symbol of child abuse prevention, in front of county offices last week.

National Child Abuse Prevention Month was highlighted at the regular meeting of the Board of El Paso County Commissioners last Tuesday. It serves as a critical reminder of how everyone plays a role in preventing child abuse and neglect.

"Communities are a key influence in families' lives, just like a plant is more likely to thrive in a garden with good soil and plenty of sunlight and water, families are more likely to thrive in nurturing communities," Board of County Commissioners Vice-Chair Cami Bremer said as she read the Proclamation into the record. "Every day, we can help positive chil...

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