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11 Ways to Get Involved in National Mentoring Month Posted on Jan 7

11 Ways to Get Involved in National Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month, an annual campaign to recruit volunteers to mentor young people, marks its 13th anniversary this year. Recognizing the important role mentors play, National Mentoring Month aims to raise awareness of mentoring, recruit individuals to mentor, and promote the rapid growth of mentoring   …Continue Reading 11 Ways to Get Involved in National Mentoring Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April Posted on Apr 8

Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April

In addition to Child Abuse Prevention Month, April is also Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, “The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent   …Continue Reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April

Help Prevent Child Abuse Posted on Apr 1

Help Prevent Child Abuse

In 1983, Congress declared April National Child Abuse Prevention Month to recognize victims of abuse and bring awareness to programs designed to prevent crimes against children. You can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children in your community through local advocacy groups   …Continue Reading Help Prevent Child Abuse

Important Forms for Your State Taxes, Due April 16 – DEADLINE EXTENDED Posted on Mar 26

Important Forms for Your State Taxes, Due April 16 – DEADLINE EXTENDED

UPDATE – Due to the tragic events at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, Federal and State filing deadlines have been extended for eligible taxpayers. Find more information here. Doing your taxes can be difficult, and having the forms you need at your fingertips   …Continue Reading Important Forms for Your State Taxes, Due April 16 – DEADLINE EXTENDED