Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Child Abuse as Seen Through the Eyes of Students: on Display at Chandler Pavilion

 

 

County of Los Angeles

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

 

425 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, California  90020

                                                                  (213) 351-5602

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 27, 2009

 

Contact:    Deanne Tilton Durfee, ICAN Executive Director

                   or Sabina Alvarez at (626) 422-2067

 

Board of Supervisors

 

GLORIA MOLINA

First District

 

MARK RIDLEY-THOMAS

Second District

 

ZEV YAROSLAVSKY

Third District

 

DON KNABE

Fourth District

 

MICHAEL D. ANTONOVICH

Fifth District

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Child Abuse as Seen Through the Eyes of Students on Display at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Winners of the Child Abuse Prevention Month Student Poster Contest honored for raising awareness

 

What:

 

Each year, April is designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  The Los Angeles County and ICAN Associates will honor the winners of the 2010 Child Abuse Prevention Month Student Poster Contest "Let's Take Care of Our Children" at a reception at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on April 29, 2010 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  The Child Abuse Prevention Month Student Poster Contest is open to all 4th through 6th grade students in Los Angeles County.  This annual project is designed as a teacher directed lesson to educate students and raise their awareness on issues of child abuse and child abuse prevention.  This year almost 800 children submitted posters bringing the total participation of this project to over 15,000 students since 1998.

 

 

 

Who:

2010 Poster Art Contest Winners: Olga Guseva, Grand Prize Winner, and winners

Jae Hyun Lim, Ashley Pak, Eugene Park, Anthony Halturin, Mardy Diaz,  Lindsey Druitt, Claudia Yan, Colette Lee and Cassandra Avila

 

The winners and their parents, teachers and principals will join ICAN Council Members and ICAN Associates.  Sheriff Leroy Baca, ICAN Council Chairman, Deanne Tilton Durfee, ICAN Executive Director and Beverly Kurtz, ICAN Associates Poster Contests Chair will present the students and their teachers with their awards.

 

Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services Director Trish Ploehn.

When:

Wednesday, April 29, 2010

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 

Where:

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Salon A

135 North Grand Avenue, 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

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