April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month Webinar Series

This webinar series will feature presenters discussing important topics related to the prevention of child abuse and neglect including: social needs, data, racial equity and what prevention looks like in California.

Five Teenagers smiling and holding their fist up to celebrate OCAP Child Abuse Prevention Month

Kids' Art Contest

The Office of Child Abuse Prevention & The Child Abuse Prevention Center present the 5th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Month: Kids’ Art Contest. The Contest was open to children and youth in the following categories: K-2nd, 3rd -6th, 7th-8th and 9th-12th. In celebration of children and families during Child Abuse Prevention Month, we have invited kids to show us their creativity with our Kids’ Art Contest!  This year’s theme was, “Who is your everyday hero”? Five winners were selected for this year’s art contest:

  • Sophia Chavez, 2nd Grade Winner
  • Jodessa Munoz, 2nd Grade Winner
  • Melanie Molina, 3rd Grade Winner
  • Jesusita Altenbach, 6th Grade Winner
  • William Sisk, Jr., 7th Grade Winner

Downloadable Community Resources

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Kids’ Day at the Capitol

Although the OCAP will not be hosting Kids’ Day at the Capitol this year, we would like to recognize and thank all agencies, organizations, and vendors that have participated in the past years. The OCAP will be exploring in-person opportunities for 2024 and look forward to working together once again!

Children's Memorial Flag Day