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Emily Sznitka

Meet the Intern: Lindsay

My name is Lindsay and I grew up in Davison, MI and graduated from Davison High School in 2014. When I first graduated, I knew that I wanted to go to college but I was still undecided on what path I wanted to take. Eventually, I declared my major as soc…

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Emily Sznitka

Meet the Intern: Briana

Briana has been interning with us here at the Child Advocacy Center of Lapeer County for the last three months. During her time here, she has experienced a wide range of opportuniti…

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Emily Sznitka

A Survivor’s Story: Jenna Quinn

 Jenna Quinn is a child sexual abuse survivor, author, TED speaker, and the namesake of Jenna’s Law. In 2009, Jenna’s Law was the first comprehensive child sexual abuse prevention education law that passed in the U.S named after a survivor. It requires that each school district adopt and implement a prevention policy that educates students, teachers, and parents on how to prevent, recognize, and report child sexual abuse. Now, over half the country has passed prevention….

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Emily Sznitka

Community Spotlight Member: Leigh Hauxwell

The Child Advocacy Center of Lapeer County (CAC Lapeer) would like to thank Leigh Hauxwell for all that she has contributed to the Center over the years. With her endless support we have continuously been able to provide Lapeer County with education, knowle….

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Emily Sznitka

Community Spotlight Member: Officer Cevin Brown

The Child Advocacy Center of Lapeer County would like to spotlight Officer Cevin Brown at the Imlay City Police Department. Officer Brown played a vital role in developing the Center into what it is today as he was one of the very first advocates…

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Lauren Nicole

What is PTSD? And How Can I Help?

About 70% of adults experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), during their lifetime and 1 in 13 adults have PTSD that goes undiagnosed. PTSD is defined by the American Psychology Association as, “A trauma and stress related disorder that may develop after exposure to an event …

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Emily Sznitka

July’s Community Spotlight Member

The Child Advocacy Center of Lapeer County would like to spotlight the Watson Family as July’s Community Spotlight Member. Since the Watson family has been involved with the Center, they have volunteere

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Lauren Nicole

National Hunger Awareness Month

As a center whose main focus is to care for the well-being of the children, it’s heartbreaking to see families struggling to provide and it’s our point to make a difference, even if it’s just for a moment.  When families come to our center, we provide snacks and water, and do everything we can to lead them to the right resources.  Below is a list of resources for families to utilize and…

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Lauren Nicole

7th Annual Corkscrews and Brews

A few weeks ago on April 28th, The Child Advocacy Center of Lapeer County hosted our 7th Annual Corkscrews and Brews fundraiser.  As a staff, we are so appreciative of everyone who came out to make this night such a big success!

The night was filled with silent auctions, music, wine and beer tasting, live auctions, and community members coming together to support our cause.  From beginning to end…

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