child abuse

Grants

Governor’s Office Awards $180,000 to Organizations Addressing Child Abuse and Neglect

The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) has awarded approximately $200,000 in grant funding to five Arizona organizations to improve the investigation, prosecution and judicial handling of child abuse and neglect. “All Arizona children deserve the opportunity to thrive in safe, stable and nurturing environments,” said Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. “I’m grateful for the organizations and individuals

Prescott Talks

Prescott Talks: Interview with Missy Sikora, Yavapai Family Advocacy Center

Pam Pearsall, guest host of Prescott Talks, interviews Missy Sikora, the Director of the Yavapai Family Advocacy Center. Missy explains that the Center handles interpersonal crime such as child abuse, sexual assault, elder abuse, and domestic violence. The Center acts as a local community resource, bringing in outside agencies as victim advocates, education, support groups,

Immigration

Migrant children held in mass shelters with little oversight

The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities that The Associated Press has learned spans two dozen states and includes five shelters with more than 1,000 children packed inside. Confidential data obtained by the AP shows the number of migrant children in government custody more than