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Written by: Felicia George from Set Free Monterey Bay, a partner organization.  I’m a mom of four and a human trafficking awareness and safety educator. My kiddos span the spectrum of tween to young adult. Raising kids now is not what I remember from childhood. We’re living in a rapidly changing society that seems to have technology at its center. […]
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How much do you really know about the video games your kids are playing? It’s no surprise that social media would be a large platform for traffickers to lure in victims, but did you know video games are another platform your children may be being targeted? Video games are a rising platform traffickers are using to lure in, groom, and […]
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Written by: Julia Allman, Set Free leader in Venango County, Pennsylvania. A few months ago, our 17-year-old, special needs son went to bed at his normal time. A strict schedule is how he flourishes, so this is how we do life. He came out of his room about 15 minutes after he went to bed and was very disturbed saying […]
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On average, adults spend close to 8 hours a day on the internet [1]. Teens, ages 13-18, spend an average of 9 hours on media each day [2]. That’s research from a 2015 survey, imagine how much those averages have gone up in the last eight years!  If we are spending excessive amounts of time on social media, how do […]
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