youth court

Students Get Ready to Prosecute Youth Crimes in Yorktown

On Wednesday, February 10th, 28 students will graduate from the Alliance for Safe Kids’ Youth Court program. After having learned about the various aspects of the law over the last six weeks, they will soon take on real-life court cases prosecuting other teens at the Yorktown Justice Court. “After many sessions of training in confidentiality, […]

Local Open Casting Call – Thursday 2/11

*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 abby@allianceforsafekids.org *PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION: Public Service Announcement (PSA): Teen house-party / mock documentary *COMPENSATION & UNION STATUS: Non-Union – Meals included. Non-paying. *Roles: Teenagers, Male & Female […]

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 davidlevin@aol.com – abby@allianceforsafekids.org *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 […]

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. […]

Drink OR Drive – YOU CHOOSE!

The holiday season is right around the corner. As Americans prepare for festivities with family and friends, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to remind all drivers that it’s dangerous to drive after drinking. You have to choose your role before drinking begins: will you drink or will you drive? Remember, even if you […]

Join the Video Project Team!

The Video Project Team can help you develop filmmaking skills while producing positive messages to benefit our community. Learn the proper use and handling of video equipment Acquire techniques for documentary and narrative filmmaking Perform editing and post production processes Develop short videos to raise awareness and help prevent destructive decisions Workshops will be taught by […]

Love is Not Abuse

A common characteristic of unhealthy and abusive relationships is the control that the abusive partner seeks to maintain in the relationship. This includes telling someone what to wear, where they can go, who they can hang out with, calling them names, humiliating them in front of others. Over time, the isolation from one’s social network […]

Your Safety is at Stake!

The Federal Trade Commission suggests these tips for digital safety: Think about how different sites work before deciding to join a site. Some sites will allow only a defined community of users to access posted content; others allow anyone and everyone to view postings. Think about keeping some control over the information you post. Consider […]

Be More than a Bystander

Kids see bullying every day. They want to help, but don’t know how. Teach them how to be more than a bystander. Be Their Friend. Children can help someone who’s been bullied by simply being nice to them at another time. Being friendly can go a long way toward letting them know that they’re not […]