Pinwheels for Prevention 2016


April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month! PfP Logo ID 2C web


Every April people throughout Idaho display pinwheels to symbolize the happy and healthy childhood we want for all children, learn how they can be involved in prevention through community forums, fairs and celebrations, learn skills through community trainings and engage with public official to take action on behalf of children and families. 


2016 Calendar of Events



Mayoral Proclamation- Lewiston


Rally at the Statehouse- Boise #childabuseisnojokerally
Mayoral proclamation and luncheon- Idaho Falls
Mayoral proclamation at Canyon County Courthouse- Caldwell
Open House at Bright Tomorrow- Pocatello          
Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Proclamation Reading- Idaho Falls
Second Annual Superhero Walk and pinwheel planting -Caldwell13012689 10154135283515742 8341335347119108803 n
Pinwheel planting throughout Pocatello
Thunderclap- social media storm, details to be shared soon
CARES MV Rise and Shine segment KMVT Twin Falls

Stewards of Children training at Kootenai Health -Coeur d’Alene- CLOSED


Start by Believing Proclamation and Press Conference- Canyon County Admin building
The Resilient Child Mission: An Interactive Experience- Boise (SUB at BSU)


The Resilient Child Mission: An Interactive Experience- Boise (SUB at BSU)
Wear Blue Day- Statewide
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Stewards of Children training at St. Alphonsus- Boise
Empower to Connect (Day one) conference on childhood trauma- Lewiston
Child Advocacy Center Open House- Coeur d’Alene
Pinwheel plantings and mayoral proclamations- multiple locations in the Magic Valley
Pinwheel Walk- College of Southern Idaho campus
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Panhandle Autism Society Walk
Empower to Connect (Day two)- Lewiston
Car seat safety inspections at panhandle health district
Love and Logic parenting class- Coeur d’Alene
Stewards of Children training at Northwest Nazarene-Nampa
Iconic Picture Day- take a picture in an iconic location in your town- Statewide #greatchildhoods
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Mayoral proclamation and pinwheel planting- Twin Falls
Stewards of Children training at the Nampa Family Justice Center- Nampa
Stewards of Children training at College of Southern Idaho
Stewards of Children training at Shoshone Medical Center-Kellogg
Stewards of Children training- Boise
Madison cares pinwheel planting and activities- Rexburg
Stewards of Children training- Rexburg
Creating Connections with your Child, a parent group activity- Idaho Falls
Stewards of Children for Region 7 Regional Early Childhood Council
Idaho AEYC Young Child Celebration- Boise
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Domestic Violence Awareness Walk with the Magic Valley Crisis Center- Twin Falls
Love and Logic parenting classes- Coeur d’Alene
Stewards of Children training at Kootenai Health -Coeur d’Alene- CLOSED
CARES MV Fit and Well Segment- KMVT Twin Falls
Stewards of Children training-Boise
Stewards of Children Training- Coeur d’Alene
Rotary Presentation on Abuse Prevention – CARES MV Twin Falls

Family Celebration for Strengthening Families in Post Falls and Rathdrum

Stewards of Children supplemental training- talking with children re safety-Coeur d’Alene
Film Screening: Boys and Men Healing- Boise (SUB at Boise State University)


Stewards of Children facilitator training-Lewiston
Reduce Risk Resiliency training- Coeur d’Alene
Head Start Family Night celebrations- Coeur d’Alene, Kellogg, Post Falls, Rathdrum
Strengthening Families Stay and Play- Coeur d’Alene-   CLOSED
Stewards of Children training- Rathdrum
Dia de los Ninos- Caldwell
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CARES open house and appreciation BBQ for multidisciplinary team partners - Twin Falls
Stewards of Children supplemental training- commercial exploitation - Lewiston
Stewards of Children training at St. Vincent de Paul - Coeur d’Alene
Stewards of Children training for Foster Parents- Fort Hall
Blockfest-Coeur d’Alene- CLOSED
Kid’s FunFest hosted by Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health-Boise


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