WUFT News

Town Hall to discuss child pornography

By on March 30th, 2011

The Internet Crimes Against Children Coalition, Trinity Methodist Church, and the Child Advocacy Center are joining forces to help raise awareness for National Child Abuse Awareness Month. A Town Hall meeting will be held on April 4th at Trinity United Methodist church from 5:30 to 7 pm. Town Hall spokeswoman Debbie Sorgi says child pornography is a huge issue and kids should feel safe when using the computer.

“We can make Alachua County a lot safer for the kids who are here and going on the computer. The kids going on the computer to do their homework, they shouldn’t have to worry about being approached by someone who has ill intention for them,” she says.

Sorgi says their main goal for the meeting is to make sure people are aware of the numbers going on in Gainesville.


This entry was posted in Local. Bookmark the permalink.
 

More Stories in Local

StatGNV, a database recently launched by the city of Gainesville, aims to provide more data and statistics to the general public. The program was developed by Socrata Inc., a cloud software company.

Gainesville Provides Information to Public Through New Database

Gainesville took another step towards increasing government transparency through the soft launch of statGNV. The new database aims to provide more data and statistics to the general public.


Community members take part in a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Sept. 11.

Candlelight Vigil Brings Awareness to Discrimination After 9/11

Student organizations at the University of Florida organized a candlelight vigil in honor of Sept. 11 and the victims of the attacks thirteen years ago. These students shared their own stories of the backlash that followed the attacks.


Dog walk donated to Alachua County Animal Services by local Girl Scou

Alachua County Animal Services Receives New Agility Equipment from Girl Scout

A local Girl Scout donated agility equipment to Alachua County Animal Services. The equipment assists volunteers with training dogs in skills that make them more adoptable.


No Gator Walks Alone

Students Rally To Pledge ‘Solidarity’ After Campus Assaults

A plea for solidarity and strength rang out at the No Gator Walks Alone rally held in the Plaza of Americas at the University of Florida on Monday night. The event, which was planned in less than 24 hours, came [...]


Medical providers and GPD officers attend to the scooter accident victim. The accident occurred at Southwest 5th Avenue and 12th Street.

Scooter Accident Victim Suffers Broken Leg

A scooter was struck by a vehicle around 2 p.m. Monday. The scooter’s driver suffered a broken leg and was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital for further medical attention.


Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments