Media Releases and Reports

Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance and Leading Sponsors Open Nominations for 2020 PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids Awards

01/23/2020 - (Harrisburg, PA) - PA Blue Ribbon Champions Awards honor professionals and everyday heroes who #ProtectPAKids from abuse.

Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance Issues Statement on Statute of Limitations Reforms

11/26/2019 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Today, Gov. Tom Wolf enacted a series of reform measures, that marks the most significant changes in decades to Pennsylvania’s statute of limitations laws for child sex abuse cases.

Back to School (Tips for Teachers/School Districts)

08/22/2019 - (Harrisburg, PA) - While we can all get lost in the excitement and anticipation of a new school year, there are also many issues when it comes to the safety of our children that school districts and teachers need to be acutely aware of and make a priority.

PFSA Welcomes New Board Chair and Members

08/07/2019 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state leader in child abuse prevention, today announced the appointment of a new Chair and four new members to its Governing Board for the 2019-2020 term.

GO BLUE!

03/25/2019 - (Harrisburg, PA) - MEDIA ADVISORY - HARRISBURG GOES BLUE FOR CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

Training in Residential Care Settings to Better Protect Children

03/13/2019 - (Harrisburg, PA) - The new course, titled “Reporting Requirements for Children Served in Residential Care Facilities,” focuses on requirements in the state Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) related to reporting suspected child abuse in the congregate care setting

PFSA and Harrisburg Regional Chamber Team Up to Protect PA Kids from Abuse

02/05/2019 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Child abuse thrives in darkness. We are thrilled to have the Harrisburg Regional Chamber join us to shine a light on how each of us can be Champions for Safe Children,” said PFSA President & CEO Angela M. Liddle, MPA. “Under the direction of David Black, the Chamber and its members drive innovation in the midstate. We are proud to have their passion focused this year on our PA Blue Ribbon mission of protecting kids from abuse and neglect.”

ANGELA M. LIDDLE APPOINTED TO NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION BOARD

11/15/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - The National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds (NACTPF) has appointed Angela M. Liddle, MPA, president and CEO of Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA), to its board of directors. NACTPF initiates and engages in national efforts that help state Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds (CTF) strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect. Liddle has served as vice president of Pennsylvania’s CTF since 2011. PFSA is the state leader in child abuse prevention.

"Issues Today"

11/07/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Bob Gourley’s “Issues Today” interview with Angela Liddle after the grand jury report was released.

Grand Jury Report on Catholic Church Child Sexual Abuse

08/14/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Angela M. Liddle, MPA, president and CEO of PA Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state leader in child protection, issued the following statement today regarding the statewide grand jury report related to allegations of widespread sexual abuse of children in six Roman Catholic Church dioceses in Pennsylvania.

PA FAMILY SUPPORT ALLIANCE DENOUNCES SEPARATION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN FROM PARENTS AS CHILD ABUSE

06/20/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance President and CEO Angela M. Liddle, MPA, today issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

PFSA URGES STRONGER FOCUS ON STRENGTHENING FAMILIES, TREATING ADDICTION, AND PREVENTING CHILD ABUSE

05/28/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - PA Annual Child Abuse Report shows uptick in child abuse cases and child near fatalities Parental opioid/heroin use poses life-threatening risk to children

NOW TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR 'PA BLUE RIBBON CHAMPIONS FOR SAFE KIDS' AWARDS

01/16/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - PFSA’s “Champions for Safe Children” acclaimed program honors Pennsylvania residents and child welfare professionals. PFSA will announce and celebrate the award winners at a ceremony on April 4 at 11 a.m. at the State Capitol.

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