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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.

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.

Keeping Faith: Empowering Faith Communities to Recognize and Respond to Child Abuse & Neglect

October 7-8, 2019 and December 9-10, Jacob Wetterling Resource Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Learn more and register


Premier of Screenagers Next Chapter: Empowering Youth with Stress Resilience

screenagersTuesday, October 8, 2019, 6-9 p.m. at  Faith Lutheran Church 886 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, Minnesota

Learn how you can support youth to make safe and healthy choices online as part of our prevention work to keep children safe from harm. 

Learn more and register

Fall Kickoff: Shed Light on Darkness

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:30-9 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2060 County Road 6, Long Lake, Minnesota

Trinity Women welcome members of the public to watch the video "Chosen" together and discuss how each person — parents, grandparents, mentors and more — can protect children in our communities. 

Learn more and register


Cherish All Children Community Breakfast

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9-11 a.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, Minnesota

Church and community members are invited to come together to hear from Cherish All Children about how we can prevent sexual exploitation and trafficking that's happening close to home and offer volunteer opportunities with LSS Youth Services to support young people. 

Learn more and register


The Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force Quarterly Meeting

October 28, 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm at Neighborhood House, 179 Robie St. E, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Join with others across the state to learn from each other and work together to end human trafficking & sexual exploitation. Register at http://www.mnhttf.com/. Many other states and communities have human trafficking task forces joining together - we encourage you to engage with these groups in your area. 


Stop the Trafficking 5K Run/Walk

Runner at 5K raceThank you to everyone who joined our team June 22 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota to raise healthy generations free from exploitation!

For media inquiries, please contact:

Joy McElroy
Executive Director, Cherish All Children

Jackie Nelson
Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota