To help build a world audience for each program, School Safety TV also offers online socialnetworking tools so that organizations can quickly invite and engage supporters, moderatediscussions in multiple languages, create action groups, schedule and promote events, registerattendees, and upload media assets throughout the year for instant web distribution.
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.The Advisory Board for the convention's television campaign is led by the Executive Director of Safe Havens International, Michael Dorn, a noted school safety expert who has providedleadership consulting to states across the country and to nations around the world."Our purpose is to bring together comparisons and contrasts so that administrators, leaders,and influencers can learn from one another," Dorn said. Bullying, cyber threats, naturaldisasters, gangs, major accidents, and school violence are problems found in most parts of the world, according to Dorn. "Problems also vary from country-to-country, but the differentsolutions we try are relevant to everyone," he explains.Dorn and the convention organizers point to many examples of horrific school safety issues thatdeserve international attention: A girl in Afghanistan has acid thrown in her face because she wants to go to school, andher family must face a life of humiliation.•