Jacksonville, FL (PressExposure) March 24, 2009 -- A Jacksonville, Fl software developer will today launch the nationwide initiative, One Million Kids Safe Campaign, internet web browser and website to help children protect themselves. The initiative will positively impact the lives of at least one million children by providing them with resources to protect themselves from the dangers of online predators. This initiative will not only empower children to protect themselves online but will be an added tool for parents who feel ill-equipped to provide guidance to their technically-savvy youth.
When: Monday, March 2 3 p.m. Where: Jacksonville, Fl
What: The One Million Kids Safe Campaign, internet web browser and website will go live and begin to track the initiative target of one million kids reached.
The goal of the One Million Kids Safe Campaign is to reduce online crime by 30 percent and create a world of online responsibility through mentoring, monitoring, education and training. The initiative includes four primary components:
- Grassroots â geared toward reaching caregivers on a personal level to educate them on the importance of protecting our children. - Faith-based â partnering with churches and organizations around the country providing training and education to church leaders, youth leaders and parents. - Youth Awareness Rallies â engaging youth of every race, culture, gender and social class in workshops, panels, forums that stress the importance of online responsibility. - Campaign website â a conduit between communities, state agencies and the federal government regarding child internet safety.
According to the state Office of the Attorney Generalâs website, Florida ranks fourth in the nation for the volume of child pornography. A Journal of American Medical Association report on Cyberspace and Virtual Networks estimates that about 89% of sexual solicitations of youth were made in either chat rooms or through instant messaging. Dateline NBC in their ongoing Cybercrime coverage, reported that as many as 50,000 sexual predators are online at any given moment; as a result, thousands of children are at risk for molestation, kidnapping and murder because of contacts and conversations that take place on the Internet. For more information on the One Million Kids Safe Initiative, call 877-593-2626 ext.4, or visit the website [http://www.1millionsafe.org]. Press Release Distribution By PressReleasePoint
Contact: Edward Weston One Million Kids Safe Jacksonville, FL 877-593-2626 ext.4 firstname.lastname@example.org [http://www.1millionsafe.org]