Child Safety Month Proclaimed in California
Childhood Injury Prevention Center (CIPC) of the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterThe 2nd Annual Los Angeles Harbor Child Safety Fair in Wilmington was a great success. The Childhood Injury Prevention Center at Harbor-UCLA/REI planned this event with the Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach. Below are photographs from this event, held on Sunday, October 26th, 2003 and the program where the event donors are listed.
Festivities for the 2002 Child Safety week began with a Safety Pavilion at the City of Los Angeles KTLA Kids’ Day LA Fair at Exposition Park. In the Harbor Area of Los Angeles County various organizations including the Volunteer Center, the LA City Dept. of Recreation and Parks, Aquatics Department planned local activities to commemorate the week.
Here you can see photographs of organizations participating in our Safety Pavilion at Exposition Park.
It is vitally important to increase the public’s awareness of unintentional injuries and we are thankful to those involved for their commitment to saving children’s lives. Organizations belonging to the Los Angeles Child Safety Week Collaborative include:
CA Poison Control System * Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles * Children’s Museum of Los Angeles * California Highway Patrol * City of LA, Commission for Children, Youth, and their Families * Harbor-UCLA/REI Childhood Injury Prevention Center * Los Angeles City Recreation and Parks, Aquatics Department * LA City Rec & Parks, Community Services * LA County EMS Agency * LA’s Best * LAC-DHS Injury and Violence Prevention Program * Los Angeles County Lifeguards * LAPD South Traffic * LAPD Traffic Coordinator * Los Angeles School Police * Northridge Regional Hospital, Trauma Program Manager * LAUSD School Board Member Mike Lansing * Pediatric Liaison Nurses * SafeKids LA, LAC+USC Med Ctr, Trauma Program Office * Safety Belt Safe U.S.A. * See A Child, Save A Child * Southern California Risk Watch Coalition * Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe * Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Braithwaite Burke * UCLA, Trauma Program Manager *
Contact InformationAlina M. Bueno, MPH