Sexual Assault Awareness Month – Keeping Children Safe

This month we’ve talked about April being National Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This week we are focusing on one area of victimization, child sexual…Read more »

Preventing Sexual Assault: Understanding Consent

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month Last week we talked about April being Child Abuse Prevention Month. However, April is also Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising…Read more »

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and it reminds us all why child safety matters!   The month of April is a time to celebrate spring, warmer weather, and vacations….Read more »

5 Safety Rules – No Blame No Shame

No Blame | No Shame…. four words that can make a world of difference in the life of a victimized child! This is the final blog in our series about…Read more »

5 Safety Rules – Talk It Up

Today we continue our blog series on the 5 MBF Child Safety Matters™ Safety Rules.  Safety Rule #4 – Talk It Up teaches children to tell someone if they spot…Read more »

5 Safety Rules – Make a Move

Last week’s blog in our 5 Safety Rules series focused on Safety Rule #2, Spot Red Flags. We discussed the importance of being able to help children learn to identify…Read more »

Chip in for Youth and Support MBF!

The 2017 Players Championship May 9 – May 14, 2017 TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach  The Monique Burr Foundation is proud to be participating in The Player’s Championship “Chip in…Read more »

5 Safety Rules – Spot Red Flags

Last Week we began a blog series based on the 5 Safety Rules, the foundation of our MBF Child Safety Matters Prevention Education Programs: – MBF Child Safety Matters™ for…Read more »

5 Safety Rules – Know What’s Up

Children in the United States suffer higher rates of victimization and crime than adults. Because of this, the Monique Burr Foundation for Children (MBF) is committed to providing quality prevention…Read more »

Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

Headlines over the past few months have brought to light sex abuse scandals in the world of U.S gymnastics: 2/19/17: Ex-Olympian Among US Gymnasts Claiming Sex Abuse by Team Doctor…Read more »

Parent App Round-Up: Apps That Keep Kids & Teens Safe Online

There’s no doubt about it: we are living in a digital age. Children and teens of all ages are surfing the web and logging on to social platforms daily, and…Read more »

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month!

The teenage years are a time of rapid changes in physical, emotional and social growth. Our children are often not prepared for these changes, especially when it comes to dating….Read more »

National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week is February 6-10th, and the Monique Burr Foundation for Children wishes to recognize all school counselors for the work they do to encourage and support students…Read more »

Polyvictimization: A Real-World Threat to our Children

Did you know that children in the United States suffer higher rates of victimization and crime than adults? Research shows that one out of every four children will experience some…Read more »

What Can You Do About Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is a worldwide health crisis and, as such, requires significant education and awareness campaigns to begin to address the impact on all citizens.  One of the first steps…Read more »

What Is MBF Doing About Human Trafficking?

Nicole was 17 when her mother went to prison. She turned to social media and soon met a stranger on Facebook who offered to “help take care of her.” As…Read more »