Emmy Award-winning Television Personality Darieth Chisolm to Speak at Providence Connections About Everyday Courage And How to Combat Cyber Harassment

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Delvina L. Smith
Director of Development
Providence Connections

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Cyber harassment has serious negative impacts on children, parents and families. The implications of and how to proactively take action against cyber harassment will be addressed during this session.
PITTSBURGH, PA (PittsburghNewsWire.com) — Providence Connections, a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening families and enriching lives, is excited to announce that Darieth Chisolm, former NBC News Anchor, is speaking at Providence Connection’s “Families First Networking Series” about how to have courage and proactively combat cyber harassment. This event will be held on Giving Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Providence Connections.
A recognized leader in Pittsburgh, Ms. Chisolm is a cyber harassment victim turned advocate and founder of 50 Shades of Silence: A Global Movement Giving a Voice and Dignity to Victims of Cyber Harassment and Online Crimes. Ms. Chisolm will share her experience as a victim of cyber harassment and will expose the impact of the cyber world, and the implications it has on parents, kids, personal and professional brands and the entire family unit.
Participants will engage in discussion about the impact of cyber bullying on their families and ways to conquer these ongoing challenges. There will also be opportunities for participants to network with other parents and peers who are faced with similar challenges.
“Our Families First Networking Series will be an ongoing opportunity for parents to discuss various struggles in the workplace, at home, and the importance of a strong family unit to conquer today’s ongoing challenges,” said Sheryl Johnson, Providence Connections Board Member. “I have been on the board at Providence for over four years now and I continue to be amazed at the programs that Providence provides, like this series, to empower parents and children to embrace the importance of a strong family unit.”
For more information or to register for this event please contact Delvina L. Smith, 412-766-3860 ext. 325 or dsmith@providenceconnections.org . Tickets are $20 and price includes lunch.
About Providence Connections: Providence Connections, Inc., strengthens families and enriches lives through comprehensive education and developmental opportunities for parents and children. Since 1994c Providence Connections has served the neighborhoods that make up Pittsburgh’s Northside, including some of the region’s poorest communities. In an effort to help these struggling families overcome the many challenges they face, Providence Family Support Center provides a continuum of care for children from 6 weeks to 11 years of age in the form of child care, a curriculum-based early childhood education program, a summer day camp, and an after-school program.  Providence Family Support Center is licensed by the Department of Public Welfare and accredited as a Keystone STARS 3 facility.
About Darieth Chisolm: A recognized leader in Pittsburgh, Darieth is an Emmy Award-winning television personality, former NBC News Anchor, entrepreneur, author, speaker and life and business coach. She has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Trailblazers in Communications by Walker’s Legacy and was also nominated as Entrepreneur of the Year with Style Week in Pittsburgh. Her YouTube channel and online video podcast series, Hustle & Heart TV, was a Top 10 Finalist for the 2015 Podcast Awards for Best Video Podcast, and was ranked #1 on iTunes for more than two months with subscribers and viewers that expand multiple countries. Most recently she was a recipient of the 2016 Shero Award from SheSpeaks Global and is a contributing writer for Inspiring Lives and Women of More magazines.  Darieth is also a cyber harassment victim turned advocate and founder of 50 Shades of Silence: A Global Movement Giving a Voice and Dignity to Victims of Cyber Harassment and Online Crimes.

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