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Legislators play an important role in establishing policies that protect and invest in children. That is why Prevent Child Abuse Iowa has a consistent presence at the state capitol during the legislative session and leads state-level advocacy for laws, policies and programs that focus on preventing child abuse. Learn more about last year’s accomplishments and PCA Iowa’s 2016 legislative agenda.

In 2011, the Iowa Legislature established a task force of legislators and professionals to develop a plan to prevent child sexual abuse in Iowa. The group discussed improvements to be made in laws and school policies to protect children, and submitted a final report with recommendations. PCA Iowa led this broad-based group of experts and successfully advocated for legislation that places greater responsibility on adults to protect children. 

Stay up-to-date on proposed policies that affect Iowa’s children during the state legislative session by signing up for PCA Iowa’s advocacy e-newsletter. E-mail Liz Cox.

Make your voice heard. Find your state representatives and urge them to support bills that benefit families and children.

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