MEDIA ADVISORY: AG WILSON & ADVOCATES TO OBSERVE


11th ANNUAL CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY DAY

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Attorney General Alan Wilson will observe the 11th annual Children’s Advocacy Center Day with state legislators and advocates from the South Carolina Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers at a press conference.

Children’s Advocacy Center Day is sponsored by the South Carolina Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers, Children’s Trust of South Carolina and Silent Tears. Children’s Advocacy Centers in South Carolina provided services to over 11,000 children for allegations of child abuse in 2021. Children’s Trust promotes prevention of child abuse, neglect and injury. Silent Tears promotes awareness of child sexual abuse.

WHO:         Thomas Knapp, Director, SC Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers

                    Shauna Galloway-Williams, Silent Tears

                    Bett Williams, Chief Communications Officer, Children’s Trust of SC

                    Amanda Whittle, Director, SC Dept. of Children’s Advocacy

                    Attorney General Alan Wilson

WHAT:       2022 Children’s Advocacy Center Day

WHEN:      11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 5, 2022

WHERE:     State Grand Jury Room, First Floor Dennis Building

                    1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC

                    This event will also be livestreamed at https://www.cac-sc.org/cac-day/

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