Tammi Pitzen

Cherish a Child Luncheon

  By Theresa Hart. Development Director for The Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County Each year the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County hosts a fundraising luncheon. During these luncheons, guests will receive an update from Tammi Pitzen, CAC Executive Director, about what’s happened at the CAC in the last year. They will also hear

A Strong Man

By Tammi Pitzen, Director of The Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County I will let you in on a secret. I love animated movies. I love Disney. I love Pixar. Long before I had my son, I would watch these movies . . . usually not on the big screen, but in the privacy of

707 Victims of Child Abuse in Jackson County

In preparation for April’s child abuse prevention and awareness activities, I have been looking at a lot of child abuse numbers . . . statistics etc. I do not believe that the numbers ever tell the full story. In Jackson County in 2013, there were 707 child victims of abuse or neglect. These are not

What sound do abused and neglected children make?

By Tammi Pitzen, Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County I want to invite you to listen to the silence in observance of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month. I realize that may seem like an odd request, but it can be life changing. I have worked in the field of child protection for