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Nikki Rosson, Assistant Director November 20, 2022 62

Learn about the Dangers of Technology and Social Media for Our Youth

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  • MATFORCE and Mingus Union High School are working together to bring a series of workshops
  • These educational workshops will discuss the dangers of technology & social media
  • 54% of teens say it would be hard to give up social media
  • About half the teens are online almost constantly
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The first Dangers of Technology & Social Media Workshop is held on Saturday, December 10th

MATFORCE and Mingus Union High School are joining forces to bring parents and community members a series of educational workshops through May of 2023. In the second workshop of the series, Brandon Bonnie will discuss the dangers of technology and social media for our youth. Social media is the currency of our children’s culture, and they often carry the connection to social media around in their pocket. 

According to the latest research, 54% of teens say it would be hard to give up social media. Almost half of teens are online almost constantly because most teens have access to smartphones, computers, and gaming consoles. 

Parents and community members will learn tips and talking points on how to communicate with youth, what is going on in our community, as well as how they can keep their children safe in this digital world.

Join us for this educational workshop and discover more about this important topic. No registration is required for this free community event. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the next workshop in this series on the risks and harms of youth vaping scheduled on Saturday, January 14, 2023, from 10:30am to 11:30am.

The Dangers of Technology and Social Media workshop is being held on Saturday, December 10th from 10:30am to 11:30am at Mingus Union High School, Library, 1801 E. Fir Street, Cottonwood.  

For more information visit matforce.org.

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