April 6, 2020
Many child protection professionals believe child abuse is likely to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic because most abusers are parents or siblings who now have more complete access to the child victim.
April 1, 2020
United Legacy is a Minnesota based Nonprofit organization that offers a no cost missing person search management service.
March 27, 2020
Destination Imagination (DI) is a global educational nonprofit dedicated to inspiring the next generation of innovators, leaders, and creative problem solvers.
March 24, 2020
We, our family and friends, are not unfamiliar with some of the dynamics of the crisis our nation is facing. There is tremendous fear, and it is taking way too long to solve, or turn things around. Living with fear and unknowns for nearly 27 years, we managed to find ways to cope. Maybe some of our coping strategies will be helpful to you...
March 17, 2020
JWRC Director Alison presents Under a Watchful Eye: Prevention Education for Youth Serving Organizations to MN Theater Alliance members.
March 6, 2020
Child Protector assists Children’s Protective Services, law enforcement, attorneys and medical personnel when evaluating children who may have been physically abused. The free app was developed by Children’s Mercy and the University of Texas Health Science Center (San Antonio) through Children’s Justice Act Funding from Texas and Missouri.
March 5, 2020
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (as we fondly call “GSRV,” “River Valleys,” or “council”) is one of 111 Girl Scout councils in the United States. We operate as Girl Scouts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We serve 28,000 girls in southern Minnesota, western Wisconsin, and a single (yet important!) county in Iowa. Our work is supported by more than 9,000 volunteers. Girl […]
March 4, 2020
Are you a social media whiz? Check out the "Hit No More" Social Media Competition. The goal of this contest is to develop social media materials to persuade Americans that physical punishment is never okay to use—so to quit hitting children.
February 28, 2020
30 years. Much has changed at Jacob Wetterling Resource Center since our early days of sending out missing posters by mail shoulder to shoulder with volunteers in a basement in St. Joseph. Our work originated in a family and community’s belief that what happened to Jacob wasn’t fair and being moved to act. The community came together and began making the world a place […]
February 21, 2020
The Trauma-Informed Prosecutor Project (TIPP), a program of the Zero Abuse Project, will offer 12 prosecutor institutes over the next three years (4 per year). These institutes will be two-day training institutes for child abuse prosecutors. The first day will cover the following basic topics: The role of the prosecutor in aiding the collection of corroborating evidence Preparing children for court Cross-examination of defendants […]