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United States Attorney's Office to Provide Internet Safety Presentation to Parents and Community

Last Updated on Apr 9, 2015 at 10:36am | Public Information Office

Mr. Vince DeVivo, Community Outreach Specialist with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Maryland, will provide a special presentation on internet safety for children on the evening of April 15th at Garrett College.  The program, entitled Innocence Stolen: Protecting Our Children Online, is a multimedia presentation that provides parents and the community with the necessary information to keep children safe on the internet.  The presentation informs adults about how best to protect young people from negative and criminal influences online. The program provides prevention and intervention strategies and internet safety resources.

Specific topics include social networking, cyber bullying, sexting, and internet predators.  Knowing the significant vulnerabilities that children may face when using the internet, the public will find Mr. DeVivo’s presentation to provide pertinent information that is crucial for internet safety.   The Garrett County Public Schools, in conjunction with Garrett College, has arranged for the presentation to be held at the Continuing Education Building of Garrett College in Room 201 from 6:00-7:30 on the evening of Wednesday, April 15th.