HAVE YOU SEEN THIS? November 2019
Please look at this relevant article from the New York Times about how white supremacist groups are recruiting our youth via the internet. It tells a cautionary and instructive tale.
A WARNING TO MOMS OF WHITE TEENAGE BOYS
October 13, 2019
We also include a diagram which shows APPS TEENS ARE USING….. that pertain to human trafficking.
The internet opens the world to our teenagers: the good, the bad and the ugly. The crime does not take place in the streets. Instead it is being brought into our houses electronically. With platforms via the internet, a trafficker can be sitting in a basement anywhere.
Let’s be informed to keep them safe.
Our newly updated ISHC National Database is yielding some fascinating data for us to use to help us understand some of the protective and risk factors reported by the students. In particular we show the following regarding our upper students computer use. How does your survey data compare to this?
DATA FROM THE ISHC UPPER SCHOOL NATIONAL DATABASE
On a typical school day how many hours do you spend on the social media? 2 hrs or more 52%
Do you have regular contact with someone you met on social media? Yes 23%
Have you been asked for a meeting with someone you met on the internet? Yes 13.7%
Have you been asked about sexual topics by someone you met on the internet? Yes 16.1%
Have you presented yourself on line as being older than you are? Yes 42.2%
Have you used the internet to access data that your parents or school would not allow? Yes 63%
Do your parents trust your use of the internet? Yes 97.7%
Do your parents know what you do on the internet? No 26.4%
Do your parents monitor your use of the internet? Yes 11.7%