Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 09, 2011
Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA) is pleased to welcome new board member Yolanda Harris to their board. Founder and President of the Charleston-based speaker booking and consulting company, The Keynote Group, Ms. Harris is one of five new additions to PCAA’s national board.
According to the PCAA, more than five children die every day in America from abuse and neglect. PCAA is devoted to providing awareness and education to prevent the abuse of innocent children nationwide. The organization is working hard to build a strong foundation of bored members to share their message and values.
With an impressive 10+ years experience in the motivational speaking industry, Yolanda Harris has devoted her career to coaching clients to bring inspiration and insight to thousands of people nationwide. “It is an honor to be able to bring my experience and expertise to an organization that is making such a significant difference,” said Ms. Harris. “Child abuse is something that not only affects too many of our countries adolescents, but also the future growth of families and workers in our society.”
“We are really excited about these new additions to the board,” said Dr. Christopher Greeley, Board Chair, Prevent Child Abuse America. “While we are doing great things as a board and as an organization, we can always do more and be smarter about what we do. Our focus is to continue to think 5, 10, 20 years ahead. To accomplish what we want to do, we need to continue to bring big thinkers into the fold. People who understand that a healthy family remains the focus of a healthy child, and that we all play a role in the prevention of child abuse and neglect. People not with just great ideas, but people who can translate these ideas into action.”
ABOUT PREVENT CHILD ABUSE AMERICA
Prevent Child Abuse America, founded in 1972, works to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide while recognizing that child development is a building block for community development and economic development. We believe that communities across the country are doing innovative things with great results to prevent abuse and neglect from ever occurring, and what we need to do as a nation is commit to bringing this kind of ingenuity to communities everywhere. Based in Chicago, Prevent Child Abuse America has chapters in 47 states and 387 Healthy Families America sites in 36 states. For more information, please visit http://www.preventchildabuse.org and http://www.healthyfamiliesamerica.org.
About The Keynote Group
The Keynote Group Inc. is a full-service speaker management company that supports, manages and books professional speakers. For more information, visit http://www.thekeynotegroup.com