Events > 2019 > March > FC - Youth Internet Safety

About this event:

Created by Partners Mentoring Youth

and and
Fort Collins Police Services Community Room (2221 S. Timberline Rd)

Keep Kids Safe On The Internet!

Did you know . . .

  • 1 in 5 kids are subjected to unwanted sexual solicitation on the Internet.
  • 1 in 5 teens ages 13-19 are taking photos of their intimate parts and sending them to friends.
  • 25% of kids sexually solicited on the Internet told a trusted adult.
  • 64% of teens report posting personal photos on the Internet and 58% report posting personal information such as where they live.

Join us . . .

Fort Collins police will host Internet safety presentations to increase awareness and provide tools to keep everyone safe from the dangers of the Internet.

Topics covered will include:

  • Sexual predators
  • Online enticement and grooming
  • Social networking websites
  • Cyberbullying
  • Email, Instant Messaging (IM), Smartphones and Sexting

Family sessions will be held March 5, April 2, and May 7 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (pick one). Families will be divided into three groups: adults; 8 to 12 year-olds; and 13 to 18-year-olds for age-appropriate presentations.

Presentations will be held at the Fort Collins Police Services Community Room located at 2221 S. Timberline Road.

To reserve your space . . . .

Contact Randine Nelson at (970) 416-2384 or by e-mail at rnelson@fcgov.com.

 

https://www.fcgov.com/police/