New York State Passes Bill to Create Cyberbullying Task Force

I’m thrilled to share that the bill to create a cyberbullying task force passed in the New York State Senate today and Assembly two weeks ago -- both with overwhelming support! Next step . . . the governor's desk! It's a very surreal moment, a blend of elation and other emotions, after several years of … Continue reading New York State Passes Bill to Create Cyberbullying Task Force

Coming Together to Diminish Cyberbullying

New York State Senate Roundtable on Cyberbullying On Thursday, February 11, 2021, New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky hosted a New York State Senate Roundtable on Cyberbullying with students, educators, guidance counselors, child welfare advocates, crisis counselors, cyberbullying experts, law enforcement, an assistant district attorney, and thought-leaders. Panelists shared a information and suggestions from variety … Continue reading Coming Together to Diminish Cyberbullying

Establishing a Cyberbullying Task Force — Update on New York State Legislation

Updated on June 15, 2018 Many of you have asked about the status of advocating for cyberbullying prevention legislation in New York. While some states recently have added or amended legislation to protect youth against cyberbullying, New York State still does not have laws which define or address cyberbullying. After New York State Senator Todd … Continue reading Establishing a Cyberbullying Task Force — Update on New York State Legislation

The Most Important Thing Parents Need To Know If Their Child Experiences Cyberbullying

By the time I was impersonated online, I already feared for my life and knew I was being harassed by what appeared to be a young woman interested in dating a man who was my friend and trainer at the time, and someone with whom I previously had a brief intimate relationship. What I didn’t … Continue reading The Most Important Thing Parents Need To Know If Their Child Experiences Cyberbullying

Senator Kaminsky Introduces Legislation To Create Task Force On Cyberbullying

This article originally appeared on LongIsland.com. On Tuesday February 6, in an effort to stamp out cyberbullying across New York, Senator Todd Kaminsky introduced legislation (S.7678) to create the New York State Task Force on Cyberbullying. Assemblymember Didi Barrett has also joined Senator Kaminsky in sponsoring this bill. Senator Kaminsky introduced the bill in response … Continue reading Senator Kaminsky Introduces Legislation To Create Task Force On Cyberbullying