The Regional Office of Education #3 Learning Express Staff will be wearing blue in solidarity on Friday to show their commitment to preventing child abuse. Program Director Paula White says that the Learning Express is a visiting program that helps parents with children under the age of 3 or moms that are pregnant.
This Friday, April 9th, the staff will be on the courthouse lawn in Christian County in Taylorville to wear blue to show their commitment to preventing child abuse.
White says they’re even going to be giving away some stuff to kids at the Courthouse and hold some free giveaways.
The event will begin around 9 AM and the workers will be there till early afternoon. For more information about Learning Express contact Paula White at 217-532-9605.
If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected in Illinois call 1-800-25-ABUSE, that’s 1-800-252-2873.