Everyone has a role to play in preventing child abuse and strengthening families. One way is to use your voice to advocate on behalf of children and families when budget and policy decisions are being made at the federal, state, or local levels. Here are a few simple steps you can take to be an advocate for prevention:
- Learn the basics- Visit our What is Prevention? Page to get a better understanding of what child abuse prevention is.
- Know your elected officials- Do you know who your Federal, State, and local elected officials are? If not, find out here.
- Write or call your elected officials and tell them to support prevention.