KARA’s Next Book

ENDING AMERICA’S CHILD ABUSE EPIDEMIC (working title) is being researched and written for publication in 2021.

See current chapters under development below

Link to current Chapter 1

D-Ch1 Defining the Problem

Link to current Chapter 2

E-Ch2 What Trauma Does

Link to current Chapter 3

F-Ch3 Why Children Are Abused

Book Submissions

KARA welcomes writers, clinicians, volunteers, and professionals in the area of at-risk youth to contribute to the body of work. All work will be credited unless anonymity is requested. KARA reserves the right to edit material for content and space. If you are in a relevant field to the book’s premise and would like to contribute or if you have a personal story to share, please complete this link.

Partner College/University Classes
If you are part of a class that has partnered with KARA to perform research and writing for book 2, please click this link to sign up.

Volunteer Opportunity

Project Manager for Upcoming Book

Are you or someone you know a project manager looking for your next volunteer opportunity?
Our nonprofit is writing a book identifying and solving the problems of child abuse and child protection in America.

KARA needs a project manager to help with organization and resource management for 5 or more hours/week for at least 3 months?

Duties and Responsibilities

Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines

Assisting in the definition of project scope and goals

Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project

Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy

Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected

Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed

Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time

Skills and Qualifications

Proven leadership skills

Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills

Problem-solving skills

Time management skills

Friendly and approachable

Apply at: https://www.cognitoforms.com/KidsAtRiskAction/BookProjectManagerVolunteerApplication

 

 

Editor for Upcoming Book

Are you or someone you know an accomplished editor looking for your next volunteer opportunity? Our nonprofit is writing a book identifying and solving the problems of child abuse and child protection in America and we your expertise to assist with reviewing, editing and writing content.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Read, edit, and write content so that it is correct and understandable to the reader

  • Verify facts cited in material for publication

  • Work with the author to develop content in keeping with the publication’s style and editorial policy

  • Review and mark up page proofs and online content

  • Ensure content meets industry standards

  • Attend meetings to review book schedules and discuss any issues

  • Work with Project Manager and author to ensure work meets publication timelines.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven editing skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Understanding of book publishing norms and guidelines

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Time management skills

  • Friendly and approachable

Time Commitment

Minimum 5 hours/week for at least 3 months

Apply at: https://www.cognitoforms.com/KidsAtRiskAction/BookEditorVolunteerApplication