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Mission and Values


Creating community awareness to keep our kids safe.


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


  • 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.