that breaks children's hearts...their lives ... and their spirit.
Loving children, treating them with kindness,
compassion and respect, nurturing their development, creating
and maintaining their self-esteem, creating a safe and non-violent
world for them to live in
reinforcing positive parenting and loving, healthy
families. Advocating that
all children should be valued and have rights.
Focusing on the attitudes and behaviors that need to be
changed promoting healthy and happy children and
strengthened families through the support of our nations
A movement for social change and building on strengths to effect change. We are a call to action to change the delivery of human services and the improvement of access to resources for parents, child caregivers and all children.
To be more effective, Love Our Children USA partners with
local and national unions communities, schools, agencies,
faith communities, corporations, policymakers and youth
themselves to ensure that all children grow up healthy,
nurtured, safe and loved.
Violence is a learned behavior which is observed and learned in the home. And while child violence is closely linked to domestic violence, it is also related to social violence. However, these behaviors can be unlearned.
By preventing violence against children, these efforts will reduce domestic and social violence.
Programs emphasize the prevention of violence rather than treatment of its symptoms, largely because prevention measures are proven to be more cost effective.
Informing and Communicating
Love Our Children USA researches, collects and proactively
utilizes information to generate positive change for children.
Informing the public with up-to-date, accurate information
on protection and prevention. Love Our Children USA communicates
information and strategies to reach parents, children, lawmakers,
citizens, business, media and community leaders raising
awareness of the issue
creating knowledge and prevention
Love Our Children USA - the "Voices" to work and
advocate on behalf of children and youth. We offer public
awareness and education strategies, foster advocacy leadership
and create awareness-driven messages and best practices.
Being a voice for children and youth by speaking on their
behalf, bringing the issue of violence against children to the media,
communities, and legislature.
Empowering community members from across America to become
leaders in ending the cycle that continues to victimize
Developing community-based support and response prevention
work with children, families, law enforcement, and communities.
As the national grassroots leader in our field we turn awareness
into action for the over 3 million children who are
abused each year, and for the almost 1.8 million
children who are abducted each year
giving them a
chance to be safe, loved and nurtured. We are getting to
the root causes which will stop child victimization before
count on our Youth For Youth Partnership as a safe haven.
Families, schools, and communities count on Love Our Children
USA for information, resources, and help.
Promoting strategies to insure children a healthy start.
Love Our Children USA
year over 3 million children are victims of violence. That violence is in the forms of physical and sexual, verbal and emotional, neglect,
abandonment, and death - and those are only the ones that
were reported! Each year almost
1.8 million children are reported missing - many
of them abducted from their own homes and front yards. In
the USA, Children are more apt to die from violence than from
accidents. Child violence permanently disables 18,000
children and youth every year and seriously injures 565,000. Sadly, child violence
kills more than 3 children every day in America.1
Our Children USA is different from other children's protection
groups because we fill a critical gap in protection and
prevention resources and the lack of concentrated parenting
education and public information – filling a critical
need and urgency for a new and aggressive approach.
We can stop the violence before it starts because ...
it is completely preventable!
Contact for More Information
Toll Free: 888.347.KIDS
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's
Bureau. National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)
Summary of Key Findings from Calendar Year 2000 (Washington,
D.C.: April 2002).
© All rights reserved. Love Our Children USA 1999 - 2017