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Child Abuse

Preventing child abuse is everyone's responsibility, CASA director says at annual Pinwheel Vigil in Bel Air

Preventing child abuse is everyone's responsibility, CASA director says at annual Pinwheel Vigil in Bel Air

Law enforcement, prosecutors, social workers and multiple volunteers in Harford County work every day to care for victims of child abuse, but preventing child abuse is not solely their responsibility.

“It definitely takes an entire village to keep children safe,” Ross DiEdoardo, director of CASA of Harford County, said Wednesday during the eighth annual Pinwheel Vigil, held in front of the Harford County Courthouse in downtown Bel Air in honor of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month.

“It’s not just the responsibility of social services. It’s not just the responsibility of law enforcement,” DiEdoardo said of preventing child abuse. “It’s the responsibility of every single...

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