Social Networking may be designed to bring us together, but in many instances it’s tearing families apart. Come
discover some of the hidden dangers of popular platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Learn from experts how to
protect your children and their future.
WHEN: Saturday, April 20 from 8:30 am – Noon
WHERE: The Church of Christ in Falls Church, Virginia. | 6149 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041
Register below, or call 571-766-8615.
ONE SESSION. THREE POWERFUL SPEAKERS.
Find out how to protect your children from cyber bullies and onine predators
Dr. Jim Miller, Director of the Mass Communications Program at Harding Universtity, regularly speaks on the
effects of social media on individuals and society as a whole. His ongoing research on the topic has been the focus of
national academic conferences and church-sponsored events throughout the country.
Learn how gangs use social media platforms to identify potential members.
Ed Ryan, Fairfax County Gang Prevention Coordinator, works directly with the Northern Virginia Gang
Task Force and serves as Director of the Juvenile Court’s Intensive Supervision Program. In overseeing numerous
intervention and supression programs, he has tremendous insights into gangs’ use of social media platforms.
Discover why potential employers consider how candidates use social media
Joy Hayes, Corporate Recruiter for the Gannett Company, understands how the use of social media has
become a critical consideration factor. In her current role, she sees how specific actions and behaviors online that
negatively impact a candidate’s ability to obtain a position within a corporation.