Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2012
Regina Brett, author of The New York Times best‐seller "God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life’s Little Detours," will be the keynote speaker at the “Protecting PA Kids, Preventing Abuse” annual breakfast on April 3 at the Harrisburg Hilton.
The event serves as the kickoff for the observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month in Pennsylvania.
Brett will share the lessons she learned as a child growing up in a family with 11 children, as a single parent, and as a cancer survivor.
The breakfast is sponsored by the nonprofit Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) and is open to the public. Tickets are available online at http://www.pa-fsa.org or by calling (717) 238‐0937.
Brett is a columnist for The Cleveland Plain Dealer and a two‐time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in commentary. She hosts “The Regina Brett Show,” a weekly live call‐in radio show on NPR affiliate WKSU at Kent State University, and has been a guest on Oprah & Friends Radio.
Her newest book, "Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible," was released in January.
Brett holds a master’s degree in religious studies from John Carroll University and a journalism degree from Kent State University.
PFSA is Pennsylvania’s leading provider of training in recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect.
PFSA also works with more than 50 affiliate agencies across the state to provide information, educational materials, and programs that teach and support good parenting practices and serves as the Pennsylvania sponsor of The Front Porch Project®, a community-based training initiative that educates the general public about how to protect children from abuse.
For more information, visit the PFSA website at http://www.pa-fsa.org.