Tag: Child Abuse Series

by The City Wire staff -

Child abuse takes economic toll

The cheerful and colorful pinwheels placed throughout Northwest Arkansas every April remind passersby that child abuse still ravages young lives in the community. Each pinwheel represents a child who was…

by The City Wire staff -

Community courage

Six months ago, I first became aware of how prevalent child sexual abuse was throughout the United States and in our community.  Learning that 1 in 5 children are sexually…

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A place to stay

Hundreds of abused or neglected children in Arkansas can’t find immediate shelter when the state steps in. Children sleep in caseworkers’ offices when there is no room in foster homes…