Child Abuse Prevention Center
Who we are
The Child Abuse Prevention Center is a state, national and international training, education, research and resource center dedicated to strengthening children, families, and communities.
The CAP Center administers six AmeriCorps programs with nearly 300 AmeriCorps members serving children, youth, and families throughout California.
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CAP Center AmeriCorps programs partner with nonprofit organizations, state agencies, schools, and other community organizations throughout California.
Interested in hosting AmeriCorps members? Learn more about partnering with CAP Center AmeriCorps.
Member of the Month
Member Name: Elizabeth Mora-Moran
Nominator(s): Gloria Martinez, Maria Ibarra, Maysam Pou, & Maria Paez-Jimenez
Site: THINK Together
Program: First 5 Service Corps
"In distance learning she created a library of books which she downloaded into learning genie. Our parents can continue to have access to many books to read weekly. She works very hard every day to provide the best for her team, parents and program."
Gloria Martinez, THINK Together AmeriCorps Supervisor
"She has taken initiative to create files and online libraries for our families. Elizabeth has been working extremely hard on all our Parent Component Projects. She always inputs very unique and creative ideas to the team!"
Maria Ibarra, THINK Together AmeriCorps Supervisor
"I believe she truly does exemplify the spirit of AmeriCorps! Currently in her fourth year of service, Ms. Eli has shown time and time again that she is passionate about what she does as a parent educator."
Maysam Pou, Early Learning Instructor AmeriCorps Member
"I do believe Elizabeth deserves this recognition of the month, she has worked so hard to get ahead with our virtual classes and does an excellent work. I am very proud that she is working alongside with me this year."
Maria Paez-Jimenez, THINK Together AmeriCorps Supervisor
Zoe is a second term member with the Youth Investment Center program. As a former foster youth herself, she mentors foster youth on independent living skills necessary in order to thrive as an adult.
Zoe was personally recognized by Mayor Darrell Steinberg for her service to her community. She plans to complete four terms with AmeriCorps.
“They don’t believe in themselves because nobody’s given them a reason to. [My client] just needed someone to believe in him. He knows what he can do but no one believes in him, so why should he? I became his cheerleader. I believed in him.”
Interested in Joining AmeriCorps?
We are recruiting motivated and community-oriented individuals to provide services to children and families. The CAP Center administers six AmeriCorps programs with nearly 300 AmeriCorps members serving children, youth, and families throughout California.
Our programs offer full- and part-time opportunities ranging from home visitation to parenting classes to youth mentoring, and more!
CAP Center AmeriCorps members receive excellent benefits in addition to opportunities for personal and professional development.