During National Child Abuse Prevention Month this year, we’re asking you to paint one of your pinky fingernails BLUE as a Pinky Promise to represent and raise awareness for the 1 in 10 children who will experience sexual abuse before they turn 18 (Darkness to Light).
If you join us in our Pinky Promise endeavor during April, be sure to take a photo of yourself and your nails and post it on social media with the hashtag #PinkyPromiseCAPM…and ask your friends to join you!
If people ask you about your painted fingernail – because of course they will! – here’s a few approaches, tips and conversation starters to help them learn more about the issue and join you in becoming a safe, supportive person for the youth around you:
We can’t wait to see those blue pinkies!