April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services has teamed up with Bikers Against Child Abuse to raise awareness of these crimes against children. The Ride Against Child Abuse is set for Friday, April 15. It will start at 9 a.m. outside the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station in Joshua Tree with remarks by local government and law enforcement officials. Kick-stands up at 10 a.m., at which time the motorcycle riders will travel to Twentynine Palms and drive by the high school, junior high, and Twentynine Palms Elementary School to show their support for children. Next the bikers will head to Copper Mountain College, Joshua Tree Elementary, the Z107.7 studios, and Friendly Hills Elementary in Joshua Tree. Finally, the bikers will drive by La Contenta Middle School, Black Rock High School, Rockin Recovery Center, the TAY Center, Unity Home Outreach Office, Family Service Association and Children and Family Services Office in Yucca Valley. For more information about the bike ride, call Erin at 760-369-3353.