SKN Network

SKN Network to Empower Children

Safe Kids Now is a national network of people who care about youth! Many parents are frustrated because they don’t know how to empower youth and protect them from becoming victims of bullies, abuse, drugs, crime or violence.

 

Safe Kids Now can help you empower your children and learn how to take control of your neighborhood safety.

SAFE KIDS NOW CONTACTS AND INFORMATION 

Network of community leaders include

Stephanie L. Mann

safeneighborhoods@gmail.com
Alameda, CA

Founder

STEPHANIE L. MANN, Crime and Violence Prevention Consultant – SF Bay Area Founder, Safe Kids Now National Network – SF Bay Area

Safe Kids Now Administrator Assistant Jo Ann Hoffman

Jo Ann Hoffman

info4skn@gmail.com
Las Vegas, NV

Administrator Assistant

Jo Ann Hoffman, Administrator Assistant for SKN – Jo Ann was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. She earned her BS in Education and English from Louisiana Tech University and an Elementary Certification and MEd in Psychology and Reading from Northeast Louisiana University. She taught for 7 years in a middle school in Louisiana and retired a year ago after teaching 30 years in the Clark County School District in Las Vegas, NV. She brings her experience in working with mostly at-risk students and a personal interest in the well being of children to our organization. She is highly organized and has numerous office skills having worked on and off for 7 years as an administrative assistant when she wasn’t teaching. She sees the very important purpose of developing safe neighborhoods and positive environments for today’s youth and their families.

Safe Kids Now Director Dr. Barbara Williams

Dr. Barbara Williams

djwilliams48@sbcglobal.net
Oakland, CA

Director

DR. BARBARA WILLIAMS – Safe Kids Now Program Director -Host on teleconference calls/program director – Dr. Barbara is a Retired Insurance Broker and Real Estate Agent. She is a Conference speaker for Youth and Women’s Ministries and conducts Relationship Workshops. Direct of Programs

Sher Graham

slgraham4969@gmail.com
Mobile, AL

Director

SHER GRAHAM, SKN Board of Directors and Chairperson -Communication/Newsletter, Public Relations, scheduling teleconference speakers. Mobile, AL. www.coastalwomensmagazine.com

Safe Kids Now Director Ginger Guadagni

Ginger Guadagni

g_guadagni@yahoo.com
Tracy, CA

Director

GINGER GUADAGNI, SKN Board Member – Partner with CARR Foundation/creative artist of “Tip Toons” – Safe Kids Now and the CARR Foundation, in partnership, created the “Safe Neighborhoods Program for City Leaders.” Ginger is the Creator of many whimsical characters and books to help empower families.www.carr4fun.org

Safe Kids Now Member Chevonna

Chevonna Johnson

WWW.WEJFOUNDATION.ORG

Member

Chevonna Johnson  – WWW.WEJFOUNDATION.ORG

CEO/ ALL ABOUT US GLOBAL MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP TV/RADIO/MAGAZINE/BLOG – President/Founder: YWRAP/ The Whitney E Johnson Foundation, Inc. / Matter to Mind-Cable TV/AAU TEEN TALK TV

I am an advocate, advisor, liaison, public speaker, community leader, counselor, mentor and a voice for promotion, support, education (self-esteem), awareness and research social, psychological, human awareness on bullying, domestic abuse, suicide awareness/intervention/prevention about people, processes, policies, and laws. I have over 20 years of social work experience in the healthcare field working as an administrator for a home healthcare agency.

Safe Kids Now Director Rebecca Kimbel

Rebecca Kimbel

kimbel1133@suddenlink.net
Eureka, CA

Director

REBECCA KIMBEL – Member at Large – TV producer/writer – She is dedicated to get people on TV that are making a difference.

Safe Kids Now Advisor AJ Jelani

AJ Jelani

aj_jelani@yahoo.com
Richmond, CA

Advisor

AJ JELANI, Richmond, CA- Member at Large – Neighborhood Chairman of his council – Founder of Peace on the Streets and Christmas on the Streets – Concerned about human rights for families

Ana Sparrow Hawk

ana@redpaperclipcenter.com
Mesa, AZ

Advisor

ANA SPARROW HAWK, FOUNDER – RED PAPER CLIP CENTER – Domestic violence survivor, Ana is dedicated to “ending all cycles of abuse.” When we know our neighbors and help our friend’s abuse can no longer exist.” Our missions include, creating a centralized database and share the resources with other organizations. http://www.RedPaperClipCenter.com

Bishop Andre W. Jackson

andrejackmed1@aol.com
Richmond, CA

Member

BISHOP ANDRE W. JACKSON, Richmond CA – Author, Walking the Path With God PREACH IT and TEACH IT.  (Compassion, courage, soulfulness, doing faith, righteousness, Living in the spirit) Carriage Hills Community church, Richmond, CA

Angelica Harris

angelicaharris57@gmail.com
Queens, NY

Member

ANGELICA HARRIS – Queens district attorney office – Author of “Living with rage, a quest for solace.”

Safe Kids Now Member Bento Leal

Bento Leal

BENTO LEAL, SKN Board Member

Cessaly D. Hutchinson

Cessaly@hotmail.com
Decatur, GA

Director

CESSALY D. HUTCHINSON, SKN Board Member – CEO Tahitian Pearl Consultant, Inc. A Delaware Corp. Creating a safer world for children and youth through networks that care by providing support, information and advice. Contact:  – Cessaly@hotmail.com – P.O. Box 1707, Decatur, Ga. 30031 – Allstate Office Manager in Atlanta GA. 

Charlene Harris

khadeyah1@sbcglobal.net
Richmond, CA

Member

CHARLENE HARRIS, Richmond, CA. Founder of the Christmas Holiday Party for low- income families with dinner and a gift give away.  Helps families find Section 8 housing.

Safe Kids Now Members Dale Ray Smith and Cheryl

Dale Ray Smith and his wife, Cheryl

dsmith_lifecoach@yahoo.com
Humble, TX

Dale Ray Smith and his wife, Cheryl – HUMBLE, TX.77338 – GAINING GROUND (501C-3) NONPROFIT

Darlene M. Corbett

Darlene M. Corbett

dvd002016@gmail.com
Oakland, CA

Advisor

Darlene Corbett is a Professional Speaker, Author and Licensed Therapist/Coach. Her expertise is helping people get “Unstuck.” Darlene is a high-content speaker with an engaging style. Audiences leave with much enthusiasm and the tools to begin the process of getting unstuck.

Darlene has been in the people business for over thirty years. She has been quoted in Knox News, MSN.com, Bustle, and Best Life. In addition, she has written many blogs which can be found on DarleneCorbett.com, LinkedIn, Sixty and Me, Goodreads and Thrive Global.  Her book, Stop Depriving The World of You, was published by Sound Wisdom this past November.

www.DarleneCorbett.com

David Rosenblum

dakyorose@yahoo.com
San Lorenzo, CA

Advisor

DAVID ROSENBLUM – Teacher in San Leandro, CA

Dr. Ed Delph

www.nationstrategy.com

(1) 623 363 9961

Skype: ed.delph3

Member

Dr. Ed Delph has written nine books. His second book, Church @ Community was published by Creation House and was released in 2005. This book is in its fourth reprint. His third book is called Learning How to Trust… Again, published by Destiny Image in 2007 and is now in its third printing. Several of Ed’s books are translated and published in Korea, Brazil, Malaysia, Thailand, India and South Africa.

Ed writes a weekly article entitled The Church-Community Connection which is published weekly in The Glendale Star, The Peoria Times, and the Buckeye Valley newspaper. The articles also appear in several newspapers worldwide.

Safe Kids Now Member Emily

Emily Gerst

emily.gerst@cru.org
Chicago, IL

Member

With Campus Crusade at Northwestern University

Safe Kids Now Member Emily Slingluff

Emily Slingluff

emilyslingluff@aol.com
Virginia Beach, VA

Member

EMILY SLINGLUFF, AUTHOR – For over 25 years, I have been writing about positive parenting, Author, PARENTING WITHOUT PUNISHMENT- Available at Amazon in soft cover and kindle.  Also available through bookstores. http://www.amazon.com/Parenting-without-Punishment-Hunter-Slingluff/dp/1627466185   www.parentingwithoutpunishment.com

Emma Olenberger

www.acphd.org/ems
510 618-2028
510 926-2233 cell
emma.olenberger@acgov.org
San Leanndro, CA

Member

Faith E. Fuller

faithefuller@gmail.com

Member

Gloria Frothingham

gfgfroth@gmail.com
San Leandro, CA

Member

Safe Kids Now Member Greg

Greg Cyprian

legacycenter166@aol.com
Mobile, AL

Member

Helen Wright

h.wright@thecityofpritchard.com
Pritchard, AL

HELEN WRIGHT – Program Director for the City of Prichard, AL

Safe Kids Now Advisor Jim Holler

Jim Holler

jimholler@hollertraining.com
Fairfield, PA

Advisor

JIM HOLLER – Ex-Police Chief and founder of Holler Training on sexual assault and child safety.

Safe Kids Now Advisor John Minney

John Minney

Alamo, CA

Advisor

JOHN MINNEY, SKN Board Member and Advisor – Contra Costa County Superior and Juvenile Court Judge – Retired

Kevin Strauss

kstrauss@familyejournal.com
Alamo, CA

Member

KEVIN STRAUSS, FOUNDER, Columbia, MD. FAMILYEJOURNAL FamilyeJournal’s (FEJ) mission is to strengthen relationships. All humans have a basic need to connect and feel like they belong and FamilyeJournal provides a safe, guided forum for this to occur.

LaMerle Johnson

510-338-2214
Oakland, CA

LAMERLE JOHNSON – Child abuse matters organization

Lois Hollis

Advisor

LOIS HOLLIS, RN, BSN, REV., has been in healthcare since she was 12 years old. Now at 75, she continues her passion for health and well-being by producing the documentary film series I’M GOOD that illustrates the dangers and solutions of shame and guilt behavior.

Lonnie Haskins

lonaldoch@gmail.com
Petaluma, CA

Publicist, Advisor

LONNIE HASKINS – Retired State Farm Insurance Public Relations Manager

Mattie Johnson

mattiej@comcast.net
Oakland, CA

Director

MATTIE JOHNSON, Oakland CA at Acts Full Gospel Church, “Street Disciples.” Caring for the needs of girls that are sex trafficked. Oakland, CA

Safe Kids Now Member Patricia A. McKnight

Patricia A. McKnight

Member

Patricia A. McKnight- Author

Safe Kids Member Paula Flowe

Paula Flowe

safechildenvironments@gmail.com
Oahu, HI

Member

PAULA FLOWE, Oahu. Hawaii – The Hitting Stops Here! is a national child advocacy organization led by Paula Flowe, 24/7 “on-the-ground” activism begins on Oahu, Hawaii for the success of US federal bill, “Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act,” HR 2268 (www.nospank.net/bancpusa.pdf). www.TheHittingStopsHere.com – SafeChildEnvironmentS@gmail.com

Ralph Jones

rjones@ydschess.com

800-906-9759 Ext 1

Chicago, IL

Member

RALPH JONES, Chief Executive Officers of Youth Development System, Inc. – Over 12 years worked his way up to Assistant Vice President of Accounting and Finance. Ralph’s successful career helped him to see that CHESS can improve a child’s ability to analyze factors which can help youth have a successful future.

www.funwithchess.com

Rasheed Salaam

rasheed.salaam@gmail.com

Member

RASHEED SALAAM – Starting a Safe Kids Now group in St. Louis MO.

Richard Van Dyke - Safe Kids Now Member

Richard Van Dyke

rvandyke@drugnetent.com

410-947-6771

Baltimore, MD

Advisor

Richard Van Dyke, entrepreneur, product developer, and record producer for over 25 years, has developed nontraditional drug prevention products and services to help children and youth learn the value of staying drug-free and tools to successfully reach that goal. His innovative products include drug awareness flash cards, the Drug-Free Millionaire program, and the Drug-Free Charlie program. Richard has a passion for prevention and takes pride in the positive impact Drugnet Enterprises’ products have made in people’s lives in the community and beyond.

www.drugnetent.com

Safe Kids Now Member Rob Bisceglie

Rob Bisceglie

Member

ROB BISCEGLIE

Shirley Tang

advocate4parents.students@gmail.com

919-848-9996
Raleigh, NC

Member

Shirley Tang, Founder – uCANcomplain.com
Mission: Giving the voice and power to at-risk students and their parents vs. peer/adult discrimination/bullying.

uCANcomplainblog.com

Steve Q.  Shannon

resumesteve@gmail.com
Del Ray Beach, FL

Advisor

Safe Kids Now Director Terry Boykins

Terry Boykins

support@streetpositive.com
San Bernardino, CA

Director

TERRY BOYKINS, STREET POSITIVE, Los Angeles, CA

Trisha McKnight

trish.mcknight@live.com
Breese, IL

Advisor

TRISHA MCKNIGHT – Abuse survivor and author, “My justice”

Wyatt Jones

Chicago, IL

WYATT JONES – www.dreamchasersmentoringgroup.org

This page is a work in progress as we gather info from our SKN members!