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Stay engaged with Cherish All Children by viewing our latest updates. You can also Follow us on Facebook for more news about our events and prevention work in the community. 

View the full LSS events calendar for additional events.

Cherish All Children 2022 Virtual 5K Results

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Thank you to everyone who came together to support our work – walking, running or sponsoring 5K participants across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio, Washington and even Vienna, Austria this year! Together we raised $17,000 to continue partnering to prevent child sexual exploitation and trafficking.

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A special thank you to the St. Paul Rotary Club, Thrivent Financial and Advisory Board members. Also, thank you to our many dedicated congregations for your ongoing support and work in your communities to keep children and youth safe. Your impact will be felt throughout the year as we join with youth, families and community members to educate and engage in supporting young people’s safety.

These past years have increased the need for our work of engaging communities to support youth in staying safe, especially in online spaces. You have helped us reach more families and youth, to empower them to know how to keep themselves safe whether on social media apps, gaming devices or school-issued devices. We are as committed as ever to our mission of engaging churches and communities to prevent child sexual exploitation and trafficking, and we thank you for joining us!

Save the Date for the 2023 Hybrid 5K Happening June 9-11, 2023

We’ll be planning an in-person fun run/walk in addition to the option to walk or run in your own community!

The Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force Quarterly Meeting

January, April, July and October 2022

Join with others across the state to learn from each other and work together to end human trafficking & sexual exploitation. Register online. Many other states and communities have human trafficking task forces joining together – we encourage you to engage with these groups in your area.

E-newsletter & Media

Read and sign up for the Cherish All Children email newsletter (5-6 issues per year), and view past media articles about our work.

Lunch & Learn: Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Youth

January was National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month. Watch our recorded session to hear how our leaders across Minnesota address what is being done to prevent exploitation and support youth, and how you can get involved.

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Lunch & Learn: Safe and Healthy Relationships for Youth

Youth GuideView our Lunch & Learn: Safe & Healthy Relationships for Youth to learn about our Safe and Healthy Relationships guides, and how you can lead sessions in your faith community! Co-authors Deacon Erica Larson, Director of Faith Formation at Lake Nokomis Lutheran and Joy McElroy, Cherish All Children Executive Director, walk through the four-session youth and leader’s guides, equipping you to lead.

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Learn more and download a copy of the Youth and Leader's Guides.