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Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 2, 2014

U.S. Attorney Alicia A.G. Limtiaco Guest SpeakerAt 2013 Micronesian Youth Services Network Conference

United States Attorney ALICIA A.G. LIMTIACO, U.S. Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands (NMI), was the guest speaker at the 2013 Micronesian Youth Services Network (MYSN) Conference held on April 17-19, 2013, at the Fiesta Resort in Saipan.  This year’s theme was entitled, “Pursue, Cultivate, and Sustain a Balance.” 

U.S. Attorney Limtiaco discussed during her presentation on “Bullying, Cyberbullying and On-line Sexual Predators,” the impact of bullying on those being victimized, the emotional, mental and psychological harm including youth suicide, and safety tips for youth and families.  U.S. Attorney Limtiaco also discussed the dangers posed on the internet including on-line solicitation by sex predators, and internet safety tips for youth and families.  U.S. Attorney Limtiaco spoke about Project Safe Childhood, a U.S. Department of Justice initiative, committed to the protection of children against child sexual exploitation and child pornography; and Project Safe Neighborhood, a U.S. Department of Justice initiative, focused on public awareness and prevention efforts against youth violence, gangs, and gun violence.  

MYSN is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that is committed to showcasing practical, culturally competent ideas, strategies, challenges, and best practice efforts aimed at addressing the unique needs of youth and families in Micronesia to continually improve comprehensive youth services in Micronesia.  The MYSN’s mission is to support, collaborate, coordinate, promote and strengthen youth programs and services throughout Micronesia.
Photos taken at the conference, courtesy of Kenny Reklai, are attached.

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U.S. Attorney Alicia Limtiaco addressing the attendees.

Conference attendees enjoying one of the workshops.

Updated January 7, 2015