The Father Factor The role of fathers and how we view and value them in America is changing. Over the past decades, fathers have been alternately valued, ignored, or demonized by programs and policies, with clear consequences to families, particularly in communities of color. Today, we have an opportunity to rethink, retool, and reenergize the…

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The Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council further solidified its commitment to its mission of building and maintaining community collaboration and coordinating quality services with the hire of their new Executive Director, Amanda Guajardo. Prevention and education are two key components to achieving Tulare County CAPC’s mission. Amanda brings a breadth of experience to her new…

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Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council offers mandated reporter training.  New school year = New employees needing mandated reporter training Do you or your place of employment need to take mandated reporter training? Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council provides training. Just contact CAPC online or call for more information at 559-735-0456. Online mandated reporter training…

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Cooling centers No doubt about it: The weather in Tulare County has been unusual, with wonderfully, unseasonably cooler weather. Now, we’re starting to see temperatures rise into the 100s. Not only is in uncomfortable, but it can be dangerous, especially for children, the elderly, and those with chronic illnesses.  A weather advisory was issued today warning…

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Child sex trafficking is happening here in Tulare County. In September, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department concluded an investigation that led to the identification of 50 victims, women and children, in a sex trafficking ring in Tulare County. The siting, called Operation Baby Face, led to the arrest of three Tulare County men charged with human trafficking.…

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“If you listen, I’ll tell you my story”…   Enter into the experience of a child abuse victim Orosi High School in partnership with the Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) will host “The Lisa Project in 10” exhibit, an interactive experience about child abuse, prevention, and awareness. Exhibit entrance is free and open to the…

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Woodlake becomes second community in California to make proclamation On Monday, June 27, the Woodlake city council made an official proclamation that the city was a “Community For Child Well Being.” Woodlake is the second community in California, and possibly the nation, to make such an official proclamation, after Farmersville.  The community will be working together…

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