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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