News Articles – 2020

Sunbury Daily Item: Weis Markets generates $160K for Giving Tuesday and Gives $10,000 to Pa Family Support Alliance – December 8, 2020 Sunbury Daily Item: Weis Markets Gives $10,000 to Pa Family Support Alliance as part of Giving Tuesday – December 7, 2020 Cumberland Times News: Weis Markets generate donations for nonprofits, including Pa Family […]

How the Private and Public Sectors are Working to Keep Kids Safe Online

This year has looked vastly different for children and families in Pennsylvania. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, many schools have moved online, and students are spending more time on the internet than ever before. With that, comes an increased risk of encountering predators or accessing inappropriate information. Our organization was recently invited to participate […]

Pa Family Support Alliance to Host a VIRTUAL Child Abuse Prevention Symposium

Child Abuse Prevention Symposium Day-long seminar where professionals will come together to receive child abuse prevention training WHAT: The PA Family Support Alliance (PFSA), a nonprofit organization that is widely recognized as the leading expert on child protection and child abuse prevention in the state, will host a virtual Child Abuse Prevention Symposium. PFSA will […]

The Wall Street Journal: As Children Spend More Time Online, Predators Follow

Reports of online child exploitation have risen since the start of the coronavirus pandemic Sarah E. Needleman 5/31/20 https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-children-spend-more-time-online-predators-follow-11590926401?mod=hp_lead_pos11 Jennifer Gross had warned her 12-year-old daughter about the potential dangers of socializing with strangers online, but said the message had often fallen on deaf ears. Now the preteen understands the concern. Since mid-March, the daughter […]

How to Keep Your Children Safe Online

By Haven Evans When I first came across recent The Wall Street Journal “As Children Spend More Time Online, Predators Follow” I was alarmed but not surprised to read about the national rates of online child exploitation reports. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, in March of this year they had […]

It Takes a Village

Project Protect, a five-step plan to combat online child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA) launched by the Technology Coalition, recently gained the support of some of the world’s largest tech companies such as Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft. This project aims to incorporate a “strategic five pillar plan”: tech innovation, collective action, independent […]

Resources For Your Family During COVID-19

Resources For Your Family During COVID-19

We are in the midst of a public health emergency—it’s truly an unprecedented time and many children, adults, and families don’t know where to turn to for guidance and support. The coronavirus is becoming a part of our everyday lives as Americans have been glued to the news as updates unfold on a daily basis. […]

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