The mission of Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center’s Community Advisory Council is to raise awareness of and to help prevent child sexual abuse, creating a voice for those who have been silenced.

Activities of the Council include but are not limited to:

  • distributing ChicagoCAC materials to local groups, including civic, religious, school and business organizations.
  • assisting with ChicagoCAC’s annual awareness event in recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • participating in legislative outreach to help ensure stable funding for ChicagoCAC and to advocate for strategic legislation related to child abuse
  • making introductions to individuals, organizations and communities that would benefit from receiving outreach about ChicagoCAC and its services.

If you are interested in participating in this group, contact Julia Strehlow: (312) 492-3700 or

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