Together with kids, expert educators, parents, wireless carriers and CTIA, we’ve launched the Growing Wireless campaign to give families tools to teach kids about responsible mobile device use. The campaign offers parents tips on dealing with difficult topics including cyberbullying and sexting, as well as resources to help keep children's wireless use safe and responsible.
Learn more at GrowingWireless.com
National Crime Prevention Council
NCPC’s mission is to be the nation's leader in helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime. To achieve this, NCPC produces tools that communities can use to learn crime prevention strategies, engage community members, and coordinate with local agencies, including:.
- Publications and teaching materials on a variety of topics
- Programs that can be implemented in communities and schools
- Local, regional, and national trainings
- Public service announcements broadcast nationwide starring McGruff the Crime Dog
- Support for a national coalition of crime prevention practitioners
Find out more at NCPC.org
The Family Online Safety Institute
FOSI works to make the online world safer for kids and their families by identifying and promoting best practice, tools and methods in the field of online safety, that also respect free expression. We do this through the development of public policy, technology, education and special events. FOSI is a trusted convener, bringing together leaders in government, industry and the nonprofit sectors to collaborate and innovate new solutions in child safety in a Web 2.0 world.
Learn more at FOSI.org.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
NCMEC is a private, (501)(c)(3) nonprofit organization which was created in 1984. The mission of the organization is to serve as the nation’s resource on the issues of missing and sexually exploited children. The organization provides information and resources to law enforcement, parents, children including child victims as well as other professionals.
Find out more at missingkids.com.
Web Wise Kids
Web Wise Kids is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower today’s youth to make wise choices online. Since 2000, Web Wise Kids has been a leader in preventing online child victimization by providing innovative and effective tools to assist young people to flourish in a world of media and technology. Web Wise Kids is honored to be a part of the Federal government’s Project Safe Childhood initiative. To date, more than 8 million middle school and high school students from all 50 states have participated in their programs.
Learn more at Webwisekids.org
Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) conducts a charitable organization watchdog program entitled the Wise Giving Alliance. The program invites selected charities to complete a questionnaire regarding their practices, and offers an assessment of the charity’s governance, transparency, adherence to fulfilling donors’ intentions, and other best-practices measurements.
The BBB has given The Wireless Foundation its highest evaluation of “Pass" since 2006, a substantial recognition of The Foundation’s efforts to comply with the best practices for non-profit organizations.
Learn more at www.bbb.org