California State PTA Toolkit:

Section 4.4.7 Child Abuse

Adopted March 1989 — Revised January 2000

Community Concerns Commission

The California State PTA believes children are the future and must be protected from harm. PTA further believes all children are entitled to live and grow in an atmosphere of love and respect; and no child should be subjected to physical, psychological or sexual abuse. PTA, as the state’s largest child advocacy organization, must assume a leadership role to achieve these goals. The California State PTA advocates: