Huntington CAC McKenzie’s Hope marks 15 years in honor of two local children

Huntington CAC McKenzie’s Hope marks 15 years in honor of two local children 1

Child Advocacy Centers often get their name from a local child or advocate. But McKenzie’s Hope is unique in combining the names of two children who were each murdered within about a year of each other.

McKenzie’s Hope Child Advocacy Center, Huntington, Indiana

McKenzie's Hope Child Advocacy Center, Huntington, Indiana 2

In February of 2000, 3 year-old McKenzie Brown was murdered by her father in Huntington County. Eleven months later, 2 year-old Justin McKinzie was also murdered by a family member. The Huntington community pledged to find hope in the midst of these tragedies by establishing a Child Advocacy Center and honoring the lives of these children with the name of McKenzie’s Hope.

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