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PCAIN – Wear Blue Day and April Kickoff

April 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

When you wear Blue — Take a picture and post on social media using #WearBlue2021-IN 

PCAIN Kickoff – Facebook Live — While you are in your blue, please tune in at 9:00 AM (ET) to our Facebook page and join us for our short Kick-Off event  It will be livestreamed through Facebook.  At 9:30am we will go outside for our annual planting of pinwheels.  By the end of the day, you will see 1,000 pinwheels sparkling in the sun as they honor the babies that will be born in Indiana this year, and the promise these babies hold.


DCS/PCAIN Kickoff — Then to cap the day off,  Dr. Melissa Merrick, President and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America and Terry Stigdon, Director of Department of Child Services, will participate in another statewide Kick-off event.  It too will be virtual, and it will run from 1:00-2:00pm.  The link to participate in the 1:00 PM event is below.  We hope you all will all join us!!

When: April 1, 2021 at 1:00 PM (ET)

Topic: DCS/PCAIN Child Abuse Prevention Month Kickoff 

Please click the link to join the webinar:


Prevent Child Abuse Indiana is a vital resource to our community and is working diligently to protect and serve the children of our state. Amid the COVID-19 virus, this work is more important now than ever before. This vulnerable time is causing families to become unemployed, leading to lack of resources for food and shelter. We know that vulnerable conditions such as these can lead to increased cases of child abuse, which is why we need your help.

It is possible that small, discreet actions can make a difference in a child’s life. Please join us at this virtual event to see how you can make a difference during Child Abuse Prevention month.

“April is a time to help people across the country understand the safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments are necessary to ensure that children grow up happy and healthy,” says Sandy Runkle, Director of Programs for Prevent Child Abuse Indiana.



April 1, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Prevent Child Abuse Indiana
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