Pinwheels for Prevention

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

The Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) is committed year-round to preventing child abuse, prioritizing child safety, and providing essential education and treatment for both abused/neglected children and at-risk parents. Over three decades since its inception, CAPC has fostered collaborations with local agencies and organizations, working tirelessly to support vulnerable children and families facing the threat of abuse and neglect.


In the more than 30 years since its formation, CAPC has collaborated with other local agencies and organizations to meet the needs of children and families who are at risk of abuse and neglect.

Our call to action during the month of April is Pinwheels for Prevention – a nationwide campaign that the CAPC is implementing locally in partnership with the Human Services Agency. This campaign is designed by Prevent Child Abuse America and aims to bring awareness to child abuse and safety.

With this campaign, the focus is on community activities and public policies that prioritize prevention right from the start to make sure child abuse and neglect never occur.


  • A Pinwheels presentation delivered through a school assembly.
  • Campaign materials and pinwheels allocated for all students.
  • A hassle-free campaign tailored specifically for your school’s needs.
  • Virtual options are available for added flexibility.
  • Supplemental lesson plans designed for your teachers, including follow-up questions to facilitate discussions connecting students to this important message.
  • All materials are provided at absolutely no charge.
Interested in booking your school? 

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conversations were around cyber safety

We understand that extremely young children have access to internet based games, apps, and sites. While we cannot change the frequency or restrictions of the usage of internet for these children, we CAN teach them how to be safe.

96% of kids use social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and snapchat which emphasizes the importance of Internet safety. Breaking it down by age lends us these figures:
82% of 5-7 year olds use social media
96% of 8-11 year olds use social media
99% of 12-15 year olds use social media

Not only is the use of the Internet and social networking sites increasing, the average time spent online for children is also increasing, with our older youth spending as much time online as all of the younger groups combined. Spending more time online increases the child’s vulnerability to sexual predators, sexual offenses, and cyberbullying. Consequently, this leaves less time for outside physical activity with friends, joining a sports team, and spending time with family.

These teachings have been welcomed in schools throughout our county and our teams have left with the praise of the administration.

Preschool: Good Secrets / Bad Secrets & Private Parts
Kindergarten – 3rd Grade: Good Secrets / Bad Secrets, Safe Adults, & Stranger Danger
4th – 6th grade: Safe Adults, Stranger Danger, Cyber & Social Media Safety, & Cyber Bullying 
7th grade – 8th grade: Cyber & Social Media Safety and Human Trafficking

We also offer our Pinwheels for Prevention safety message to anyone on campus! 
We would love to present to your staff, parent groups, or campus groups. 
Call now to book your student and/or staff presentations!

Lodi Christian
Mosher Elementary
Westwood Elementary
Golden West
Morada Middle School
Clairmont Elementary
Tully Knoles Elementary
Manteca Day
Taylor Leadership Academy
Hamilton Elementary
Louis Bohn Elementary
Able Charter
John Adams Elementary
Parklane Elementary
Brookside Elementary
San Joaquin Elementary
Fremont Elementary
Harrison Elementary
New Hope Elementary
Kids Experience Center
Taft Elementary
August Knodt 
Team Charter
Spanos Elementary
Rio Calaveras School
Lathrop Elementary
Benjamin Holt Middle School
Hoover Elementary
Banta Elementary

THANK YOU for educating and protecting
the kids in our community!