Amigos For Kids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect by strengthening families and educating communities, will host the 2019 “There’s NO Excuse for Child Abuse! ®“ Blue Ribbon Awareness Candlelight Vigil honoring April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Taking place at Jose Martí Park in Little Havana, the candlelight vigil will unite the South Florida community to pay tribute to child abuse and neglect victims. The occasion is meant to raise awareness about child maltreatment and advocates for educating the community about a safe and healthy violence free family environment. The event is held in collaboration with Prevent Child Abuse Florida, the Governor’s Chief Child Advocate of the Office of Adoption and Child Protection, and the Department of Children and Families.