Cummings Foundation

MassKids is proud to be a 2021 recipient of Cummings Foundation's $25 Million grant program. Cummings Foundation’s primary goal is to help meet the most basic needs of people in all segments of society. It seeks to promote and empower the social and economic inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion, or other status. The Foundation works to help improve the lives of those within their priority funding regions primarily by directly supporting the work of other highly effective charitable organizations.

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National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

The mission of the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation is to create a unified effort to promote the healthy development of children and youth; and end their sexual abuse and exploitation. MassKids has been a member since 2014, and MassKids Executive Director, Jetta Bernier currently serves as the Policy Committee co-chair. 

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Prevent Child Abuse America

Prevent Child Abuse America was established in 1972 to build a nationwide commitment to preventing all forms of child abuse. PCA America has been dedicated to making the health and well-being of children a top priority for everyone; its programs, research, media campaigns, and activities at the state and local levels have provided leadership to child abuse prevention efforts nationwide.

PCAA has a nationwide network of state chapters working in communities all across the country. From 1986-2022, MassKids served as Prevent Child Abuse Massachusetts, the State Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America. Currently, MassKids is serving as Co-Lead on a multi-year CDC research grant with Prevent Child Abuse America and the National Conference of State Legislatures to study the effect of child sexual abuse prevention legislation in states on reported cases of child sexual abuse.

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