Taking it to the Streets: Million March Against Child Abuse to Raise Awareness and Ask for Tougher Sentencing for Violent Crimes Against Our Nation's Children

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Dolores M. Miller Poet and Author of the Beautiful Warrior Writings takes to the streets as co-chair of the Philadelphia Million March Against Child Abuse. On April 22, 2013, Philadelphia will be filled with people concerned about the welfare of our nation's children; supporters will join in the walk to raise awareness of child abuse and crimes against children.

Jennifer Tidd-Flaynik, Dolores M. Miller, and Charles J. Stecker Jr. Co-chairs for the Philadelphia Million March April 22, 2013

I am not afraid to ask you to join me. Have a heart, do YOUR part, big or small - help make a brighter future for our children. Let them know you care. I believe in your compassion. - Dolores M. Miller, Poet & Author of the Beautiful Warrior writings

Million March Against Child Abuse Dolores M. Miller, Poet and Author of the Beautiful Warrior writings is a proud supporter and named co-chair for the Million March Against Child Abuse in Philadelphia.

(MACA) is a non-partisan, grass roots, nationwide effort to raise awareness of the issues of current day child abuse. "We have to break the silence around the magnitude of crimes against children right here in the U.S., educate the masses, hold lawmakers accountable for taking these crimes seriously and keeping violent offenders in prison where they belong. We are asking everyone to join in the streets on April 22nd.” -Seahorn

Visit the Facebook page for more information. All are welcome to attend the event; registration is appreciated, but not required. Entertainment, and light refreshments will be available. The first 75 people at the event will receive t-shirts.

Schedule (subject to change)
Philly takes a stand for our children and your children - they need our voices to be their voices.
April 22, 2013 at the Municipal Services Building Plaza located at 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
8:15 am Registration
8:30 am Opening ceremonies
9:00 am to noon Speakers, community leaders, information tables, snacks and entertainment:
Speakers:
11 am Frank Cervone: The Support Center for Child Advocates
Dolores M. Miller: Survivor, Poet and Author of the Beautiful Warrior Writings
Charles J. Stecker Jr.: International Child Abuse Prevention Task Force
Foster family mother and grandmother of Khalil Wimes (child murdered allegedly at the hands of his biological parents).
Bucks County Children's Advocacy Center
Ongoing entertainment:
Enjoy great music by: Jerry Lazzaro
Singing by: Dwayne Dunlevy
and a soon to-be-named clean comedian
Noon to 2:00 pm: Prevention, Awareness and Protest March
The step-off for the Peaceful Protest March is from 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd. with stops made at City Hall, both Family Court Buildings, DHS headquarters and The Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
The planned route is goo.gl/maps/oWojy
For those unable to walk in the march, there will be ongoing activities at the Municipal Services Building Plaza.
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Speaker presentations, information tables, snacks and entertainment
4:30 pm – 5 pm: Farewell address

Information will be available from The Support Center for Child Advocates, Let Go Let Peace Come In, Author of the Beautiful Warrior writings, Bucks County Children's Advocacy Center, International Child Abuse Prevention Task Force, Nova and more!

Contact: Lin Seahorn,
National Walk Founder and Chair
Phone: 404-474-4020
Email: lseahorn (at) att (dot) net

Dolores M. Miller, Poet and Author of the Beautiful Warrior writings is a proud supporter and named co-chair for the Million March Against Child Abuse in Philadelphia. As a survivor of child abuse, Dolores provides hope, courage and healing to the readers of her works. Dolores would like to offer more healing words and inspiration. “I believe in your compassion”, please visit http://www.beautifulwarrior.com to purchase the Beautiful Warrior books and please be sure to like DoloresMMiller on Facebook for daily inspirational messages.

For more information visit Beautifulwarrior.com or facebook.com/doloresmmiller

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