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During the month of April, Crisis Nursery and many other child advocacy agencies will observe National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is a critical time for our community to increase awareness of various tools and resources to prevent child maltreatment. Last year alone, more than 10 area children DIED from abuse.
Since our establishment 27 years ago, Crisis Nursery has helped save more than 77,000 children and provided resources to over 94,000 families. We are the premier Crisis Nursery in the country and our model has been adapted as far as Japan.
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Founder, Sassy Sistahs
A non-profit group for pre-teen & teen girls, ages 10-16
Sassy Sistahs full day teen retreat
This retreat will focus on topics related to:
There will be games played, lunch provided and take home educational materials for all girls in attendance.
A limited number of spaces are available.
So we encourage all parents to purchase tickets IN ADVANCE online through www.teengirlsretreat.eventbrite.com.
Parents will complete a registration form for each girl in attendance the day of the event.
Girls pick up time is
Crisis Nursery has helped save more than 77,000 children and provided resources to over 94,000 families.
The Male Perspective
“We have created a culture, and as much as you may be enjoying the music and news format, the messages within are not necessarily conducive to a healthy relationship and environment for our women. Chester Dean, can you speak on that?” (Jade Harrell)
“This stems from generational concepts about how we deal with the women that are in our lives…[this] philosophy was adopted during the slavery era…but certain gangs and institutions still promote sexism and objectification of women. We [men] need to understand that the woman is our mate, and if the woman is our mate, we need to CHERISH our mate and NOT DEGRADE and/or BEAT and/or ABUSE them.” (Chester Dean, Father Support Center)
“You know, there are a lot of good brothers out there that make it a point of advancing women’s equality…we have to begin to deconstruct these ideas of manhood and understand that there are different masculinities…men AND women shouldn’t confine themselves to one role.” (M.K. Stallings)
"April 14, 2013: Chester Deans (right) of Fathers’ Support Center, St. Louis joined host Jade Harrell and social commentator M.K. Stallings (left) on Sunday Morning Live for the second part of an ongoing discussion on sexual assault awareness. Deans explained the need for fathers and husbands to maintain positive relationships with their spouse and/or the mother of their children to ensure the well-being of their families and relationships."