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With MCAP Happenings Blog we hope to engage even more of you, the people in our community, in our work to end and prevent child abuse in Montgomery County.

Is child trafficking happening in your community?

Posted in: Education and Advocacy | Resources
Date: January 3, 2019


Child trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision or obtaining a child for labor or services through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Under federal law, sex trafficking (such as prostitution, pornography, exotic dancing, etc.) does not require there be force, fraud, or coercion if the victim is under 18.  […]

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Imagine the life of a child sex-trafficking victim.

Posted in: Education and Advocacy | News | Stories of Impact
Date: December 31, 2018


You’re a 15-year-old girl. Your life is constantly in danger as you are forced to make money for your trafficker. One night you’re brought in by the police and they suspect you might be a trafficking victim. You’re taken to a facility where you sleep in a clean bed, alone, for […]

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MCAP Child Advocates give HOPE!

Posted in: Notes from Mary | Stories of Impact
Date: December 26, 2018


As you know, MCAP’s primary work is to provide child victims of abuse, neglect, and trafficking with their very own free, professional lawyer. These lawyers – thoroughly trained and background-checked by MCAP – meet with and listen to their child clients, attend court dates with them, connect them with the […]

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Jack’s Story: From abused to thriving, thanks to MCAP and your support.

Posted in: Notes from Mary | Stories of Impact
Date: December 16, 2018


Thanks to your support, MCAP is helping kids like Jack* escape abuse.  This story is about a two-year-old child abuse victim named Jack*.  Jack’s story begins when the police were called for a domestic violence incident between his mother, Sue*, and her boyfriend, Fred*. During their investigation, police discovered that Fred had fractured Jack’s leg […]

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This #GivingTuesday, please support our life-saving work.

Posted in: Notes from Mary | Special Guests | Stories of Impact
Date: November 26, 2018


It’s #GivingTuesday, that day of the year when we ask you to help MCAP in our mission to end and prevent child abuse and neglect in Montgomery County. This year, Sarah Klein, MCAP’s 2018 honoree at our Salute to Heroes Dinner Dance & Auction and newest board member, is helping […]

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From Our Director: Welcome to MCAP’s new blog!

Posted in: Advocates | Education and Advocacy | News | Notes from Mary | Special Guests | Stories of Impact
Date: September 7, 2018


Over the last year MCAP has been using social media more than ever. We posted and shared on Facebook, revved up our Tweeting game, and even did a couple of Facebook Lives! Social media is so important for a small, budget-conscious nonprofit like MCAP. It extends our reach far beyond […]

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