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Make your Pinky Promise in April 2024

Southeast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence (SEMO-NASV) 147 N Lacey St, Jackson, MO, United States

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 […]

Pinwheel Gardens in April 2024

Visit our Pinwheel Gardens at the Cape Girardeau, Jackson, and New Madrid Police Departments throughout the month of April for National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Why the pinwheel? Because by its very nature, the pinwheel connotes playfulness, joy, and childhood. It has come to serve as a physical reminder of the great childhoods we want […]

Pennies for Prevention 2024

Pennies for Prevention is an opportunity raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month and raise funds for The Green Bear Project, SEMO-NASV's abuse prevention education program. Several local bank branches are participating by putting a blue box in their branch. The following Banks are participating: Alliance Bank First Midwest Bank First Missouri State Bank Focus […]

A Day in the Park with Green Bear 2024

Cape County Park South 2400 County Park Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO, United States

Join us for a FREE day of family fun! The Green Bear Project Prevention Specialists welcome you and your family and friends for a day full of family fun at the Cape County Park South (note the location change)! Various vendors will be present with fun activities or experiences at each booth. Special appearance from […]

National Crimes Victim’s Rights Week 2024

Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has challenged the Nation to confront and remove barriers to achieving justice for all victims of crime. During NCVRW, we celebrate the accomplishments of the victims’ rights movement and reflect on how far we have come. For more information:

Denim Day 2024

Denim Day is a day-long awareness campaign that allows us to honor survivors of sexual assault and start conversations about the dangers of victim-blaming. Join us by wearing Denim on Wednesday, April 24. For more information visit

Green Bear Project – Lunch & Learn

Join the Green Bear Team as they share what Green Bear is doing in your schools to keep your kids safe! There will be an overview of the Green Bear Program, SAFE Program, and additional programs offered by the Green Bear Project. Chat your questions live to the team. Join via the web link: Topic: […]