The month of April has been designated as Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in the United States. It is a time to raise awareness about the prevalence and devastating effects of these behaviors and crimes, and to educate individuals, families, and communities about what they can do to prevent and put a stop to them.Read More
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, Alianza, the National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making our communities a better place for children and families. By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to care for their children, we can help promote children’s social and emotional well-being and prevent child maltreatment within families and communities.
You can also visit: www.ChildWelfare.gov/Preventing to learn more about how you can prevent child abuse.
- Alianza: Confronting Domestic Violence among our Nation's Latinos, an interview with Laws.com [Read More]
- Del miedo a la libertad: Sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica aprenden a independizarse financieramente
- You can also listen to Dawn Maestas, Alianza Consultant, DV Survivor and Advocate, on NPR’s StoryCorps: It's not just a tattoo [Read More]
- And see article on NYMag.com, Tattoo Removal Specialist Helps Abuse Victims [Read More]
Hosted by the Family Justice Center Alliance, and sponsored by the Verizon Foundation, this webinar showcased the innovative work of Alianza and the Compadres Network with the Latino community, featuring Ivonne Ortiz, Alianza’s Training & TA Coordinator and Maestro Jerry Tello and Dr. Ricardo Carrillo from the National Compadres Network/National Fatherhood & Family Institute.Click Here
Over the past months we've traveled to the following countries to conduct workshops:
♦ Dominican Republic
♦ Puerto Rico
“Sabores of My Cocina: A Collection of 275 Latino-Inspired Recipes” submitted from all over the country by DV and child abuse advocates, state domestic violence coalitions, celebrities, and others.
Always keep our cookbooks in mind as a gift for those special people in your life—friends, family, colleagues—for a birthday, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s day, Father’s Day, etc. What better gift than one that will be enjoyed for a long time. A cookbook full of savory main dishes, appetizers, soups, salads, breads, desserts and beverages from distinct regions of the Latino world.
Cookbook - $7.50 each
Posters - $2.00 each