Safe Communications Focus Group and Town Hall Meeting on Cyber-Bullying To Be Available Live On Streaming Video
Former U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett and Dr. Frank Luntz To Host Panel Discussions on The Dangers of Cyber-bullying with Local Parents, Educators and Law Enforcement Officers
Press Release Source: Safe Communications, Inc. On Thursday February 17, 2011, 8:00 am EST
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Safe Communications, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SGTB.pk – News) announced today that its town hall meeting and focus group on cyber-bullying will be shown live via streaming video tonight at 8:30 PM EST/ 6:30 PM MT at www.safecommunications.com.
On the heels of newly proposed anti-bullying legislation and hearings in Arizona, the meeting will address the challenges of cyber-bullying and what should be done to protect families and children from this growing threat to individual safety. Hosted by Dr. William J. Bennett, former U.S. Secretary of Education, and Dr. Frank Luntz, New York Times bestselling author and renowned pollster, the meeting will be attended by some of Arizona’s highest ranking officials, including Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal.
Recently, the prevalence of cyber-bullying has caught the attention of Arizona state lawmakers, who have introduced bills in the legislature to address the problem. House Bill 2580 and Senate Bill 1549, sponsored by Rep. Katie Hobbs, D-Phoenix, and Sen. David Schapira, D-Tempe, would require schools to prohibit cyber-bullying. House Bill 2415, sponsored by Rep. Kimberly Yee, R-Phoenix, would strengthen the requirement that school officials document incidents of cyber-bullying and would expand the definition of bullying to include harassing communications, such as emails, text messages, and posts on social networking sites.
The discussions, sponsored by Safe Communications, Inc., the leader in secure advanced technology for family communication, and its non-profit group, StandAgainstBullying.org, will take place at the North Canyon High School in Phoenix at 6:30 p.m. MT.
The event will be streamed live on the internet for parents, children and the media at www.safecommunications.com , and will begin at 8:30 PM EST/ 6:30 PM MT.
About Stand Against Bullying
Stand Against Bullying is an Arizona Nonprofit Corporation in the process of applying for 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Stand Against Bullying is dedicated to keeping parents and children informed on facts, laws, and resources to combat online cyber-bullying. Donations will be used to assist families that have become victims of this new, worldwide epidemic. The site provides the most current articles, videos, and online tools for both parents and children to learn about online dangers. Stand Against Bullying wants to ensure that our youth can enjoy the freedoms of being online while staying informed of the dangers that come with technological advancements. Stand Against Bullying also serves as social networking platform for members to connect with others who have gone through similar harassment and share information, experiences and insights.
About Safe Communications, Inc.
Safe Communications Inc. provides open and secure family communications that are in step with today’s advances in social media. While protecting our most precious asset, our children, our systems are designed to enhance the quality and frequency of day-to-day communications among family members. We allow users to experience the marvel of advanced technology without fear or danger.
Safe Communications’ products, led by MouseMail.com, are designed for the modern family on the go. Early detection devices warn parents of potential abuse and inappropriate content, allowing secure, open exchange with loved ones and friends. Just as your child is not allowed to enjoy a ride in the car without a seat belt, Safe Communications designs products so that your children can enjoy the electronic ride without being exposed to potential harm or abuse. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us online at www.mousemail.com or www.StandAgainstBullying.org.