Mission and Values

Purpose

Creating community awareness to keep our kids safe.

Mission

Safe Kids Upstate New York (SKUNY) Coalition is committed to preventing unintentional injury and death of children by:

  • Serving as a resource for childhood injury prevention
  • Advocating for enforcement and improvement of child safety laws and recommendations
  • Focusing on community partnerships
  • Engaging our community through outreach and education to keep kids safe

Values

  • The belief that unintentional injuries are predictable and preventable.
  • The role in providing accurate and on-going injury prevention information to our community.
  • The facilitation of a diverse coalition which promotes, educates and advocates for the prevention of unintentional injury using the tools of cooperation, collaboration, communication and coordination.
  • The creation of innovative community programs while providing support and reinforcement to the programs of our injury prevention partners.
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