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Category: Education and Advocacy

Why I Give To MCAP: Michael Haines

Posted in: Education and Advocacy | News | Special Guests
Date: April 15, 2019

As a small nonprofit organization, MCAP simply could not do our work to end and prevent child abuse without our donors. So on Mondays in April – National Child Abuse Prevention Month – we celebrate our donors! And hear from them in their own words Why I Give To MCAP. […]

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Category: Education and Advocacy

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted in: Education and Advocacy
Date: April 1, 2019

Today is the first day of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As you know, MCAP fights child abuse every month, every day, every year. This fight is the reason we exist. Since our founding in 2004, we have helped more than 6,000 children in Montgomery County to escape the horrors […]

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Category: Education and Advocacy

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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Category: Education and Advocacy

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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Category: Education and Advocacy

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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