Wear Blue Day: Advocates Dress Up For Child Abuse Prevention - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Wear Blue Day: Advocates Dress Up For Child Abuse Prevention

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WILMINGTON, Del. - If you came across a lot of folks wearing blue in Delaware, it's not just a coincidence.

It's all in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Snapshots sent to 47 ABC of Delawareans sporting different shades of blue, including some very cute kids, a yoga class and the Department of Justice.

According to Prevent Child Abuse Delaware, 36 percent of child abuse cases in the First State are physical, above the national average. They hope to bring those numbers down.

"Those can all be avoided by doing a great job by strengthening families and communities, so that kids are raised in environments where their brains are being built," said Karen DeRasmo, executive director of PCAD. "[Children will then] have the best possible chance of being successful adults."

 

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