Keeping Our Kids Safe

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GPB Explores Cybersafety Issues and Gang Activity in Georgia

Frontline’s “Growing Up Online”and GPB Original Documentary Growing Up With Gangs
Air Tuesday, June 24.
Local Law Enforcement and Cybersafety Experts Will Staff GPB Phonebank and Take Viewers Calls
Throughout the Evening of Programming.

GPB highlights two important topics impacting Georgia’s youth during a special night of programming – “Keeping Our Kids Safe: GPB Explores Cybersafety Issues and Gang Activity in Georgia” – on Tuesday, June 24. The evening begins at 9 PM with “Growing Up Online,” a riveting documentary from the ground-breaking PBS public affairs series Frontline. Next at 10 PM, GPB’s David Zelski, who served as writer and producer for GPB’s award-winning documentary The Georgia Meth Invasion, examines the proliferation of gangs in Georgia in the new GPB Original Production Growing Up With Gangs.

GPB has assembled a phonebank of cybersafety experts and law enforcement officials who will take calls in the GPB Studio during the evening of programming on Tuesday, June 24, including representatives from the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Gang Investigators Association and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Viewers who want more information can speak with experts beginning at 9 PM on Tuesday, June 24 by calling 1.888.685.2815. (Please note that the phone line will not be activated until this time).

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