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Prevention Education

Creeps can seem nice at first: 5 Tips for Internet Safety During COVID-19

April 7, 2020
These days, everyone’s taking serious steps to stay safe from COVID-19. We're stuck at home and spending a lot more time online. Just like...

“Why Prevention Education”

October 10, 2019
When the McCain Institute and the Administration for Children and Families asked our President & Co-founder Rob Morris to give the keynote speech on...

August 2019 Updates

August 8, 2019
Meet our new US executive director... What’s a “Not a Red Gala” anyway?... Our “My Body is Mine” flipchart debuts in Sierra Leone... Our...

Listening isn’t easy. “The stuff that my teen finds interesting is soooo borrrring” – Perspectives & Advice from fellow parents.

January 30, 2019
In the trenches of parenting, there aren’t always right answers — but there are strategies & wisdom tested by the day-to-day tangle of family life....

My Body is Mine: Perspective from one Malagasy teammate

October 4, 2018
A member of the Love146 team in Africa reflects on presenting our "My Body is Mine" flip chart: "The children in Madagascar need to...

Bringing Prevention to Youth in Detention

January 26, 2018
Our Prevention team visited a juvenile detention center to speak with young people about human trafficking. What happened gave us hope.

Sextortion in Schools: Advice for Educators

October 6, 2017
Students are growing up in a world of social media. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat — these are today's gathering places. The space where youth engage...

A new currency for teens – a powerful tool for traffickers.

September 12, 2017
Kik's new virtual money increases risk for teenagers online.

“If Only I’d Known”

August 25, 2017
My first experience with this phrase is deeply etched in my mind: A young girl shared that she had met a group of people...

Why fighting bullying fights child trafficking.

October 20, 2016
October is national Anti-Bullying Month, and we are struck by the ways in which Not a #Number, Love146’s child trafficking and exploitation prevention program,...

A Story of Prevention…

August 9, 2016
A teenager learns how to recognize the signs of trafficking — and knows what to do during a potentially risky encounter.

LURES COULD BE SET TO CATCH MORE THAN POKÉMON: FIVE TIPS TO STAY SAFE WHILE YOU CATCH ’EM ALL

July 15, 2016
Tips on staying safe and minimizing your vulnerability while playing Pokémon Go. Because you’re worth more than Mewtwo. (And you’re DEFINITELY worth more than...

A Time to Dream

June 15, 2016
There are too many forces in this world that make young people's worlds feel smaller. We've found in our prevention work that the solution...

“I think I’ve hurt someone like this…”

June 8, 2016
One of the most disturbing things about the recent Stanford rape case is that there seems to be a willful refusal to see the...

Those On the Journey With us

May 19, 2016
This month, for the first time, volunteers in New York State connected with a local business to fund local work supporting our in-depth prevention...

Child Safety in the Age of Apps

April 28, 2016
While law enforcement wrestles the tech industry over encryption and privacy rights, what's a parent to do?