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2011 Archives


Here you can view past online media coverage of National Children's Alliance and our Members:


Taking Action to Protect America's Children
The Huffington Post (by Teresa Huizar) - December 23, 2011

Calls for more reporting of suspected child abuse
NPR Morning Edition - December 21, 2011
Coverage of Teresa Huizar's participation in Senate HELP Subcommittee Hearing on Child Abuse

The many myths of child sexual abuse
SouthCoast Today - December 20, 2011
Coverage of One With Courage campaign

Child Sexual Abuse: SouthCoast's Ugly Little Secret
The Standard-Times (MA) - December 20, 2011

CNN Interview with Teresa Huizar on Keeping Children Safe
CNN (as posted on WCVB TV-Boston) - December 11, 2011

Safeguarding children from abuse
Niagara Falls Reporter - November 29, 2011
Guest editorial by Laura Kemelmen, Executive Director of CAC of Niagara in NY

Child Sexual Abuse: Four steps America must take
The Washington Post/The Root DC Blog - November 28, 2011
Guest editorial by Michele Booth Cole, Executive Director of Safe Shores Children's Advocacy Center

Adults must protect the children
The Coloradoan - November 22, 2011
Guest editorial co-authored by Laura Hunt, Executive Director of Larimer County CAC in CO

Horrors of child abuse going unreported
The Democrat and Chronicle - November 26, 2011
Guest editorial co-authored by Mary Whittier, Executive Director of Bivona CAC in NY

Pledge to protect children from sexual abuse
The Herald News - November 21, 2011
Guest opinion by Michelle Loranger, Executive Director of Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County in NY

Do what you can to protect children from abuse
Morris Daily Herald - November 17, 2011
Guest editorial by Char Rivette, Mark Parrk, Brad Stolbach, Danielle Butts, Tom Plach, and Billie Larkin of Children's Advocacy Centers serving Cook County, IL

Meeting Child Victims' Needs After Sexual Abuse
Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio - November 15, 2011
Interview with Teresa Huizar

Not just the Penn State coaches: Most of us look away from abuse
On Parenting - Washington Post Blog - November 15, 2011

Readers' View: It's our responsibility to report abuse
Midland Daily News - November 15, 2011
Letter to the Editor from Karen Adams, Bethany Law, Kurt Petre, and Betsy Sullivan from Safe & Sound Child Adovcacy Center in Michigan

Commentary: Courage is needed to protect our children - November 13, 2011
Guest Editorial by Jacqueline Stephens, Executive Director of Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County, FL

Head of Syracuse's McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center offers lessons from Penn State - November 13, 2011
Guest Editorial by Julie Cecile, Executive Director of McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center in Syracuse, NY

We all have a role in stopping abuse - November 11, 2011
Guest Editorial by Chris Kirchner, Executive Director of Philadelphia Children's Alliance

Penn State scandal sparks discussion about signs of child abuse
USA Today - November 10, 2011

Today Show interviews Julie Donelon of Child Protection Center in Kansas City, MO about process of Forensic Interviews
October 28, 2011

New state of the art facility to be built for Dallas Children's Advocacy Center
The Dallas Morning News - October 26, 2011

Breaking the Silence on Child Abuse in America
The Huffington Post (by Teresa Huizar) - October 23, 2011

Teresa Huizar interview with BBC World Today, a program of BBC World America Radio
October 17, 2011
Provided by BBC World Today

America's child death shame
BBC News - October 17, 2011

Victims of abuse benefit from multi-agency network
North Platte Telegraph - October 10, 2011

An investment in child abuse prevention saves money and lives
The Commercial Appeal - October 9, 2011
Guest column by Nancy Williams, Executive Director of the Memphis Children's Advocacy Center

Sexting Trauma: "I was naked out in the world"
Redbook - October 2011
Content contributed to article by former NCA Board Chair, Mathias Heck

Advocacy Center strenghtens, expands - September 14, 2011

Children's advocacy center plans fundraiser, with worries about future - September 13, 2011

New center helps child victims of sexual abuse - September 12, 2011

Women to Watch: 'Servant Leader' puts goodwill to work in helping abused kids
Profile on former NCA board member and 2011 Horowitz-Barker Professional Leadership Award Winner, Nancy Williams
The Commercial Appeal - September 11, 2011

Black and White Ball for a good cause
The News Star - September 11, 2011

Keep conversation on child abuse moving forward
Great Falls Tribune - September 7, 2011

National Children's Alliance director says issue is nationwide
Great Falls Tribune - September 5, 2011

Localizing the Children's Advocacy Center Model on a Global Scale
The Huffington Post (by Teresa Huizar) - August 16, 2011

Norman children's agency gets national accreditation
News OK - July 14, 2011

GAO: US Tracking of Child Abuse Deaths is Flawed
Associated Press - July 13, 2011

Child abuse targeted by hearing in House
The Washington Times - July 12, 2011

Hearing emphasizes the importance of accurately counting child deaths due to maltreatment
Children's Monitor - July 12, 2011

Experts: State reports on child deaths from neglect undercount toll
Scripps News - July 12, 2011

Campaign Competition
Bisnow - Association & Non-Profit Edition - June 28, 2011

Center helps Denton County children
Carrollton Leader - July 8, 2011

Overbey turns spotlight on 'real heroes' who fight child abuse
Blount Today - June 27, 2011

The threatening statistics of child sexual abuse
The Voice of Russia (radio recording with Teresa Huizar and online article) - June 22, 3011

ABC House receives grants
Democrat Herald - June 19, 2011

KIDS Place marks 20 years of service
The Macon County News - June 9, 2011

County helps child victims
Hopewell News & Patriot - June 8, 2011

Child advocate wins Liberty Bell award
Press-Register (Mobile, AL) - May 21, 2011

More LA children died in 2009 from abuse than from traffic accidents, drowning or other causes
Shreveport Times - May 17, 2011

What will it take to end child abuse fatalities in the United States?
Social Work Today - April 2011

This month, get educated about child abuse
The Kansan - April 15, 2011

Dolphin House serves victims of child abuse
Delta County Independent - April 13, 2011 

Some say secrecy hinders children's protection
The Augusta Chronicle - April 9, 2011

Dee Norton center receives $30,000 from alliance
The Post and Courier - April 7, 2011

Group hopes Congress will address child abuse problem (Online coverage of television interview with Teresa Huizar of NCA regarding 4/5/2011 Congressional Briefing on child abuse deaths co-hosted by the National Coalition to End Child Abuse Deaths)
My Fox DC - Channel 5 - April 5, 2011

'Law & Order' actress petitions Congress on child abuse
Washington Post, April 5, 2011

County activities planned for child abuse prevention
Jonesboro Sun, April 3, 2011

Group Hopes Pinwheels Will Raise Child Abuse Awareness
KAIT Channel 8 - April 2011

Stopping child abuse (Online coverage of television interview with Michael Petit of Every Child Matters Education Fund regarding efforts of the National Coalition to End Child Abuse Deaths)
My Fox DC - Channel 5 - March 31, 2011

A walk on the seamy side, to help exploited girls
Miami Herald - March 19, 2011

Scarves help fight the silence
The Morning Call - March 14, 2011

Child Advocacy Center awarded $27K grant
Niagara Gazette - March 9, 2011

Mission Kids hosts Congressmen Gerlach and Meehan for a site visit
The Times Herald - February 23, 2011 

Child Advocacy worker helps protect children
Morning Sun - February 21, 2011

In Philly, More Safe Spaces for Child Abuse Victims
Philadelphia Weekly - February 16, 2011

Protecting Children
The Record Delta - February 17, 2011

A Call to End 'The National Media Blackout on Child Abuse'
The Huffington Post (by Teresa Huizar) - February 15, 2011

Ohio county creates program for those charged with sexting
NCA Board Chair Mathias Heck quoted on issue of sexting
Herald-Mail - February 7, 2011

Virginia license plate pranksters can't 'EAT' kids but can 'SLAP' them?
NCA Executive Director Teresa Huizar quoted on issue of license plate "pranks" referencing child abuse - January 14, 2011

Anti-child abuse advocates cheer prosecutor's outreach plan
The Macomb Daily - January 4, 2011



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