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® tinleyjunction.com Life & Arts the tinley junction | April 12, 2018 | 23 Cook County agencies partner for child abuse awareness SUBMITTED BY ALL OUR CHILDREN’s ADVOCACY CENTER Faith From Page 20 Mandarin Class 2-3:40 p.m. Sundays. The church offers classes for children, teens and adults interested in learning how to speak Mandarin. For more information, email In 2017, All Our Children’s Advocacy Center (AOCAC) partnered with local police departments, DCFS, Advocate Children’s Hospital Oak Lawn, and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office to provide trauma-focused investigative services, therapy, advocacy, education and referrals to 264 children, ages 3-17, who were victims of child sexual abuse, physical abuse and/ or other violent crimes. All AOCAC services are provided free of charge. April is Child Abuse Awareness month and AOCAC is honoring all 264 child abuse victims who received services at AOCAC in 2017. Beginning April 9, 2018, AOCAC will place pinwheels on the front lawn of the AOCAC office to honor all 264 children and bring awareness to child abuse. The pinwheels will remain on the AOCAC lawn for 264 hours (11 days), one hour for each child. Child abuse is still a very real problem that impacts the lives of many children. According to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Illinois, 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. In 2017, Illinois CACs saw 10,611 children for services. Child abuse is not limited by zip code, socioeconomic status or education. Child abuse can affect the life of a child you know; your child, family member, learningchinesesscc@ gmail.com. St. Julie Billiart Roman Catholic Parish (7399 W. 159th St., Tinley Park) Mass for the Deaf This Mass takes place twice a month. The schedule does vary, and those interested in attending should neighbor, student or any other child in your life. AOCAC provides services to the following communities: Alsip, Bedford Park, Bridgeview, Burbank, Burr Ridge, Chicago Ridge, Countryside, Crestwood, Evergreen Park, Forest View, Hickory Hills, Hinsdale, Hodgkins, Hometown, Indian Head Park, Justice, LaGrange, Lemont, Lyons, McCook, Merrionette Park, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Stickney, Summit, Tinley Park, Western Springs, Willow Springs, Worth and parts of unincorporated Cook County. For more information visit us on the web at www. aocac.org or “Like” us on Facebook. view the church calendar at www.stjulie.org. Have something for Faith Briefs? Contact Editor Cody Mroczka at cody@tinleyjunction.com or call (708) 326- 9170. Information is due by noon on Thursdays one week prior to publication. Leave the writing to the pros. Local writing professionals for all your copy needs. HELP YOUR CUSTOMERS CONTACT INTO ACTION THIS SEASON. The Tinley Junction RENEE BURKE 708.326.9170 ext. 43 r.burke@22ndcenturymedia.com BOOST YOUR BUSINESS NOW: 708.329.8594 or content@22ndcm.com FOR MORE: 22CMBOOST.COM