The American Society for the Positive Care of Children (American SPCC) is a national non-profit centered on improving the lives of children in the United States.  As America’s Voice for Children, we bring individuals and organizations together to improve the way children are represented, protected, and treated. 

 Through education, awareness and advocacy, we inspire a positive cycle leading to better lives and a better future.   

4.3Million

Child Abuse Cases Reported Annually

73%

Child Abuse Cases are Child Neglect

26,000+

Kids & Teens Killed by Gun Violence Since 1999

4.0Million Reached

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Type 1 Diabetes in Children: Warning Signs to Watch For

Did you know that fewer than 5% of people with diabetes have type 1? Those with type 1 are typically… more

How To Be More Patient With Your Children

Parenthood is a beautiful experience that two people share. However, as much as one tends to enjoy this period, it… more

Should You Enroll Your Kids in Virtual Classes This Year?

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of not only students across the country, but also the parents and guardians… more

WHY DO KIDS NEED OUR VOICE?

These are your stories. Stories of hope, bravery, and survival. This is why we do what we do… #ItsTime you are heard.

Return to Innocence

We all hear voices in our heads. Ok, I know what you’re thinking, but just hear me out. We hear……

It’s Worth the Wait

As this new year begins, I’d like  to give some positivity, as well as some hope and encouragement to all……

SILENCED – A Poem

He came into my life He laughs knowing he’s all controlling Fear fell upon my face And mom mom is……

SWIRLING

We live in Michigan now. We moved here in June. Right after school let out for the summer. We sold……

STEALING

We are sitting around the supper table. In Northern Minnesota, the evening meal is called supper. And not dinner. We……

LIFE WITH MY ABUSIVE FATHER

My father thought that it was necessary for children to fear their parents in order to behave. He thought that……