LDS Church Donates $25,000 to AG Administered Children’s Justice Center Program [UPH Wire]

LDS Church Donates $25,000 to AG Administered Children’s Justice Center
Program
SALT LAKE CITY April 29, 2016 –The Office of the Attorney General (OAG)
announced today that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
donated $25,000 to the Utah Children’s Justice Center Program (CJC), a
children victims’ advocacy program administered by the Attorney General
with 22 locations statewide.
“The Children’s Justice Center Program, administered through our office, is
able to provide unique multi-disciplinary services to victims of child
abuse because of partnering counties and private donations. We are grateful
that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recognizes and
financially supports the critical needs of Utah children in distress who
access support through the centers,” said Attorney General Sean Reyes.
“This year, the CJC Program celebrates 25 years in Utah. I am personally in
awe of the many professionals, volunteers and donors who have directly
helped thousands of innocent and vulnerable children find safety and
healing through one of the 22 centers across the state.”
In a meeting at LDS Church headquarters, Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, the LDS
Church’s Young Women General President presented the check for $25,000 to
Tracey Tabet, Director of the Children’s Justice Center Program, along with
a check for $100,000 to Teresa Huizar, executive director of the National
Children’s Alliance in Washington, D.C. The Children’s Justice Center
Program is an affiliate of the National Children’s Alliance.
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Daniel Burton
Director of Communications/Government Records
Office of the Utah Attorney General
Mobile: 801-386-6830

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