The Family Justice Center and it's onsite partners want the community to know that child abuse and maltreatment is serious and can even be fatal if help is not sought.
The organization launched the Blue Ribbon Campaign to help people visualize how many child abuse victims there are in Lubbock.
McCracken County deputies said a local doctor's office notified the department Friday of injuries to the child that were severe enough to require hospitalization.
And, one-third of all 12- to 17-year-olds have experienced two or more adverse childhood incidents.
"We ask you to stand up and be that change".
Oklahoma schools to close for third day due to teachers' strike
In Arizona, hundreds of teachers walked out last week, and there have been rumbles as far away as New Mexico and Alaska. Most districts are out on spring break and those remaining have closed to accommodate teachers attending the rally.
PM Modi withdraws Fake News order
The Press Club of India has called for an emergency meeting in this regard in their premises on Tuesday to discuss the matter. Still, with no separate guidelines on fake news, some journalists and media owners also raised the need for introspection.
Cristiano Ronaldo's 'extraordinary goal' for Real leaves Max Allegri in awe
Juventus fans stood to applaud the effort, and Real Madrid head coach Zidane said: "You can say he's one of the most attractive players in the history of football.
It stated that 40 percent of children that work also face threats, stress and physical abuse.
Chief Standridge stresses that "we can no longer ignore this and expect it's going to go away" and hopes the community will get behind him to tackle the growing issue of child abuse. "Our safe school institute will train school administrators, teachers, nurses, counselors, and resource officer on how to report recognize and disclose child abuse, neglect, and human trafficking", Crime Stoppers CEO Rania Mankarious said. It's done by praying for the children and families who have been directly and indirectly impacted by child abuse.
Some advocates have proposed that the punishment for sex offenders be increased to the death penalty, but the organizers of Saturday's rally said they are opposed to capital punishment. If a child's life is in danger, call 911.
Schmidt says Kansans should look out for all signs of child abuse. Every hour of every day, there is allegation of child abuse in Tennessee. "It also will inform people how to go about reporting abuse, and it's especially meant for caregivers who might be in a situation where they may see signs of abuse".