Memorial flag raised in Bakersfield for Child Abuse Prevention Month
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
Six Kern County children died as a result of abuse last year. Friday morning, the community took time to remember their lives.
A memorial flag was raised in front of the Human Services Building as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month.
County officials say a community effort is needed to stop child abuse.
More Child Abuse Prevention Month events in Kern County:
- The Kern County Network for Children is hosting a conference, which is already full, called See Poverty…Be The Difference.
- On the final Sunday in April, local churches are being asked to recognize Blue Sunday, a day of prayer for the victims and the people who rescue them.
Call the Department of Human Services at (661) 631-6011 to report suspected child abuse.