Are you working to help parents and young people find truth and safety on the issue of pornography? The Safeguard Alliance brings leaders together to solve our common challenges, as well as provide opportunities for social support, collaboration, professional development, and shared messaging.
We welcome organizations and individuals from a variety of backgrounds who have influence with families and young people – education, health, technology, government, church leaders, nonprofits, and more.
How you can get involved:
1. Join our monthly online meetings. We meet via Zoom the second Thursday every month at 10:30 am pacific, 11:30 am mountain, 12:30 pm central, 1:30 pm eastern.
2. Join our private Facebook group for collaboration, strategy, and support. Find us at: The Safeguard Alliance CESE.
3. Attend the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit and meet with the Safeguard Alliance members in-person
If you would like to learn more, please contact Vauna Davis, General Chair of The Safeguard Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presentations by members of the Safeguard Alliance.
Ready or Not, Porn is Influencing the Way Teens Think About Sex and Intimacy-Natalie McAneney
The Landscape of Technology – Threats and Opportunities – Ron DeHaas
Millennials Connecting for Change- Creed Orme & Rachel Denton
The New Normal: The Threat of Sexual Predation in Dating Relationships- Haley Halverson
10 Proactive Ways to Protect Young Minds from Pornography – Kristen Jenson, Protect Young Minds
A Culture of Accountability: Shaping Behavior with Technology – Ron DeHaas
Kristen Jenson, “Porn-Proof Kids: Using a Little Brain Science to Help Children Reject Porn “
This is an aggregate of articles posted on the blogs of the Safeguard Alliance members. The content belongs to the individual members and does not represent the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s views or approval.
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