In the News
May 21, 2018
Advocates stress proactive approach to prevent child deaths
They are supposed to be the ones protecting their children, but in the past three months the parents of three children in Hampton Roads have been accused of killing them.
April 25, 2018
Children's hospital starts 'No Hit Zone' program to prevent violence against children
More than half of children younger than 14 who were hit and spanked, did not understand what discipline message parents were trying to teach them.
April 16, 2018
Jacksonville City Council panel defers cannabis code change, moves ‘hit free zone’ bill
Resolution 2018-171 would support policy designating city property “hit free zones.” It creates “areas in which no adult shall hit another adult, no adult shall hit a child, no child shall hit an adult, and no child shall hit another child.”
April 5, 2018
Expert: Health providers are key players in child abuse prevention
Do you spank your kids when they misbehave? How does it make you feel? Would you like to try an alternative?
–Times Free Press
March 13, 2018
Jacksonville could ban spanking on city property
Leasa Britton, mother and grandmother, is a strong supporter of corporal punishment. "You either whoop them or they're gonna whoop you," Britton said.
February 7, 2018
Responding effectively to your child’s bad behavior
Picture this: You’re in the middle of the supermarket and your toddler has a complete meltdown because you won’t put an overpriced, unhealthy box of cereal in the shopping cart.
–The Herald News
December 8, 2017
How a local group is fighting child abuse and neglect in the region
Since 1983, Champions For Children: Prevent Child Abuse Hampton Roads (www.championsforchildrenhr.org) has been on a mission to eliminate child abuse and neglect
December 6, 2017
Stoughton 'no hit zone' looks to stop corporal punishment
The city of Stoughton is training their staff to help end corporal punishment. The area is the first city in Dane County to become a "no hit zone."
November 21, 2017
‘No Hit Zone’ campaign soon for Dubai children
A Dubai foundation will soon launch a ‘No Hit Zone’ awareness campaign to educate parents and childcarers that children can be disciplined without spanking or hitting as corporal punishment is the first trigger to child abuse, experts said on Monday.
–Gulf News Society
April 19, 2017
No Hit Zone initiative making the community a safer place for kids and families
Families have likely seen small changes around the La Crosse Public library during the past four months — heat sensitive activity pads at the checkout, distraction kits with toys and stickers, and colorful signs throughout the facility reading, "Healthy Kids, Safer Communities — No Hit Zone."