Your Voice Matters!

Help us create a place where everyone is empowered to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.

ConnectSafely is seeking students aged 16-21 to join our National Youth Advisory Council. We wholeheartedly believe in the power of student voices, and we want to hear yours! Come join the conversation around topics like generative AI, wellness and identity, toxicity and hate speech and much more. As a council member, you will enjoy a unique chance to shape ConnectSafely content, including videos, posts and guides, and directly share your insights with the people behind the platforms you use daily. Come be a part of a national conversation and engage in discussions with peers from around the country in a fun and relaxed environment.

Timeline

Phase 1 Open call for expression of interest. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2024
Phase 2 Members will be selected to join the ConnectSafely Youth Advisory Council on April 1, 2024

Commitment and Details

Who People ages 16-21
When Once a month for 90 minutes
Where Zoom
Time Third Thursday of the month
5:00- 6:30 Pacific Time (8:00 to 9:30 Eastern Time)
Leader Dr. Erica Pelavin. LCSW, PHD

Community service hours will be given.

About ConnectSafely

ConnectSafely is a Silicon Valley, Calif.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people about online safety, privacy, security and digital wellness. Our resources include research-based safety tips, guides, advice, news and commentary on all aspects of tech use and policy. Our supporters include Amazon, Discord, Google, Meta, Open AI, Roblox, Snapchat, TikTok and ZEPETO.