Super Bowl LI

Know Your Role this Super Bowl

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk Are You Drinking? If so, don’t drive. Follow these tips to have fun, stay alive, and avoid getting pulled over or crashing your vehicle on game day. Before Super Bowl Sunday, make a game plan that includes a sober driver – someone who will not be drinking at all. […]

Open Casting Call for PSA!!

LOCAL OPEN CASTING CALL for National Public Service Announcement *TITLE OF PRODUCTION: House Party PSA *TYPE OF PRODUCTION: Video *COMPANY: Alliance for Safe Kids – 2051 Baldwin Road – Yorktown Heights – Suite 112 *PRODUCTION PERSONNEL: Contact: David Levin and Abby Tinari – 914-736-1450 – *PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION: Public Service Announcement (PSA), Teen house-party / mock documentary *COMPENSATION & UNION […]

Save A Life Presents Kevin Hines, Keynote Speaker

Save A Life is a program designed by the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) to inform and empower high school students and adults to become community allies and first responders to support teens and families in crisis. Save A Life is one of ASK’s leading programs which has directly touched the lives of over 1,000 community […]

Family Activity Ideas for 2016

Check out 10 new and fun activities you can try with your family to help you stay connected to your teens: Create a vision board with your kids. What are your child’s goals this year? Cut out pictures from old magazines and print out inspiring quotes that represent what your child wants to achieve over […]

What is Hookah?

According to the American Lung Association, hookah is a water pipe used to smoke a kind of tobacco called shisha. Shisha comes in dif­ferent flavors and is also called nar-ghile, argileh, shisha, hubble-bubble, and goza. Hookah use be­gan centuries ago in ancient Persia and India. Today, hookah cafés are gaining in popularity around the world, […]

Join the Ranks of Your Friends & Neighbors!

Join the ranks of your friends and neighbors by giving a gift to support the Alliance for Safe Kids. All donations made by 11:59pm on December 31, 2015 will be matched – dollar-for-dollar! Please know that, regardless of the amount you choose to give, your gift supports an organization that works directly in the community where you live […]

What should parents know about Twitter?

You probably know about Twitter — the microblogging service that features 140-character “tweets” — but you may not realize how much of a staple it is in teens’ social media lives. According to the Pew Research Center’s Teens, Social Media & Technology Report, 33 percent of all American teens use Twitter and average 95 followers […]

Drunk Driving Ruins the Holidays

If you’re enjoying the holidays with a drink, the Yorktown Police Department has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Due to the increase in drunk-driving-related fatalities around the holidays each year, law enforcement agencies across America will be actively searching for and arresting drunk drivers from December 16 to January 1. […]

Have You Heard of Snapchat?

Snapchat: A messaging app that lets users put a time limit on the pictures and videos they send before they disappear. Why it’s popular: Snapchat‘s creators intended the app’s fleeting images to be a way for teens to share fun, light moments without the risk of having them go public. And that’s what most teens use it […]

Explaining the News to Our Kids

by Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media  Shootings, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, end-of-the-world predictions — even local news reports of missing kids and area shootings all can be upsetting news for adults, not to mention kids. In our 24/7 news world, it’s become nearly impossible to shield kids from distressing current events. Today, kids get news from everywhere. […]