Share your experiences with Human Dignity as a Child

There are many good and bad things that happened to us when we were children. Sometimes the adults in our world make us feel wonderful, at other times, adults can cause us great misery. One central idea that flows through both types of these experiences is…Read More

One of Founders of IN SUPPORT OF CHILDREN elected Mayor of Athens, GA, USA

Kelly Girtz, an Old Dominion University Sociology - Child welfare grad was just elected Mayor of Athens GA. Kelly Was one of the students who founded In Support of Children with Dr. Karen Polonko many years ago!…Read More

Help Support Champions for Children - Hampton Roads

Today is give local day. It is an opportunity to help non-profit groups that are helping build a strong caring community. It is also an opportunity to donate $10 or more to support Champions for Children - Prevent Child Abuse Hampton Roads. This group in…Read More

A Webinar Conversation about HITTING CHILDREN

Here is an event for which you can register that supports IN SUPPORT OF CHILDREN's message. Please share with others. Over 25 years ago Dr. Karen Polonko and her students studied the research on physical discipline of children and came to the conclusion…Read More

NO Spank Challenge

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in the US. Here is a link to a great program that flows from In Support of Children's motto: "It's NEVER ok to HIT A Child" You can register for the event and join with others to receive…Read More

New Report from Global Initiative to End Corporal Punishment of Children

In Support of Children (ISOC) was founded by Students at Old Dominion University with their faculty sponsor Dr. Karen A. Polonko nearly 30 years ago. At that time the group selected as its motto: "IT's NEVER ok to HIT A CHILD". As you know, Dr. Polonko passed…Read More

Report from Scotland: A Review of the Evidence on the Physical Punishment of Children

30 years ago, IN SUPPORT OF CHILDREN adopted as its motto: It's NEVER ok to HIT A CHILD". Then is was considered a very radical statement for anyone to make. Today, things have changed. Here is a recent report from Scotland reviewing evidence on the impacts…Read More
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