The Allies in Prevention Awards

On April 5, 2019, SCAN and the Allies in Prevention Coalition hosted the 17th Annual Ally in Prevention Awards to honor five remarkable heroes working to protect children, support families and prevent child abuse and neglect across Northern Virginia. The event also kicked off the 2019 public education campaign Parenting Can Be Tough during National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

2019 Allies in Prevention Award Winners
Alexandria: Annette Amendolia, Alexandria City Courts
Arlington: Kendra Burlingame, Arlington County Court Appointed Special Advocate
Fairfax/Falls Church: Mary Beth Testa, Consultant, Voices for Virginia’s Children
Loudoun: Suheir Kafri, MSW, ADAMS Center
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park: Adriana Hill, Parent Liasion, PWCS

Keynote Speaker  |   Dr. Heather Pfeifer
Presenting an overview of the “Illuminations” Training, a portfolio of artwork and companion materials
created by two brothers who were sexally abused by the same offender during their childhood

Emcee  |  Leon Harris, NBC 4
SCAN Honorary Board Member

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