guardian ad-Litem, founding board member of CASAMN, Founding member of the Friends of Children Foundation (now CASA CARES), and founder of the 501c3 nonprofit KARA, Kids At Risk Action. Mike has a mission to speak for abused and neglected children about what impacts their lives and their profound impact on our communities and institutions.
How does generational child abuse impact schools, teachers, public health and public safety?
Could a few policy changes in your community improve graduation rates, reduce crime and make neighborhoods safer?
A clear view of the economic impact of child abuse will change many minds.
By generating conversation around the issue and exposing facts that have for too long been left unspoken, Mike brings attention to solutions that will reverse the direction of current problematic trends that are overwhelming our communities and institutions today.
Breaking this cycle of child abuse and the resulting quality of life issues permeating our neighborhoods and institutions is Mike Tikkanen’s mission.
Presentations are designed to address issues specific to your community & provide insights and answers for improved outcomes for children and families where you live.