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Founded in 1875, The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is the first child protection agency in the world. The NYSPCC’s founders wrote the basic tenets of child protection laws in the United States. Today, The NYSPCC remains dedicated to reducing the incidences and impacts of child abuse and neglect through prevention programs that improve the safety of children and intervention programs that help children and families to heal. Over the past 144 years, the agency has served more than two million children.
The Athlete Assistance Fund (The AAF) today announced a partnership with The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) in which The NYSPCC will perform a full program needs assessment and provide sexual abuse prevention training workshops to athletes, coaches, and parents to ensure that teen and child athletes are equipped with the knowledge and tools they need to keep themselves safe.
April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month, an important time to start the conversation in our communities and families about what we can do to keep our children safe. We believe that It Takes A Village to protect children from abuse. Join us as we highlight the different members of our Village and the important work that they do to protect kids.