Parent Info Night: Tweens, Teens & Technology

Lane County partner event teaches about online safety

WHAT: Tweens, Teens & Technology: Parent workshop about social media & internet safety

WHEN: Tuesday, April 18, 6:30–8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Boys and Girls Club of Emerald Valley, 1545 W. 22nd Ave, Eugene

FOR: All interested parents and community members

INFO: Spanish interpretation, childcare and snacks provided

RSVP ENCOURAGED: Call 541-682-5312

Parents, educators, community members and media are invited to an information night about social media, the internet, and youth safety next Tuesday, April 18.

Come for the inside scoop on how to protect your child, tween, or teen. Learn about the dangers of social media, as well as the reality of its uses in today’s world. Bring your smart phone, tablet or laptop!

This is a free event with presenters including a human trafficking expert from Looking Glass; Tim and Laura Berry, founders of Have Presence Social Media Consulting; representatives from the District Attorney’s Office and Springfield Police Department; and REV youth-led leadership program.

The event is organized by the Eugene Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation of Youth (ECASEY), which includes Eugene School District 4J, Springfield Public Schools, Bethel School District, City of Eugene, Lane County District Attorney’s Office, Kids First Center, Junior League of Eugene, Looking Glass and other local agency partners.