Events Organized by UCO to Spread Child Abuse Awareness


Events Organized by UCO to Spread Child Abuse Awareness

23 year old Sharita Thompson was a child abuse witness, and since then has vowed to keep all the children she can away and safe from abuse and neglect.

Presently, children from UCO's Child Study Center are busy prepping from their spring show which will take place on April 20 and 21 in support of the ongoing Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Ms. Thompson is a part of the University of Central Oklahoma's efforts to help spread proper awareness about the Child Abuse Prevention Month across the community and campus.

"This cause is very dear to my heart. When I was younger, my brothers were abused ... I was emotionally affected", she said.

On Wednesday at 8 am, the second yearly Building a Blue Ribbon Tree will commence. As part of the event, volunteers will be tying blue ribbons along the trees of Broncho Lake.

In addition, there will be many other events, which will include a parade and other programs.


Latest News

Professor writes ‘prank’ physics paper using iOS autocomplete
Twitter plans to shrink its workforce by about 8%
Elon Musk talks about SpaceX’s plans to test ITS’ huge fuel tank at sea
Hackers cut access to some of the world's best known websites on Friday
Dinosaur bones found in Alaska’s Denali National Park
Californians to vote on marijuana legalization measure next month
Microsoft posts $20.5B revenue for July-September 2016 quarter
Tesla is equipping its vehicles with hardware required to make them fully self-d
Orbital’s Antares rocket returns to flight with successful cargo launch
Twitter Would Need New Strategy for Growth as Salesforce Walks Out of Deal
Verizon versions of Google Pixel will get all updates “simultaneously” with non-
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 handsets banned from airline flights in US