Bellmore-Merrick Parents for Change is a grass roots organization of parents, families, committed to improving the culture of the schools. The group was created in response to the football hazing fiasco at Mepham High School.
Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) is a not for profit, volunteer organization founded in 1982 to respond to the growing problem of child abuse and neglect on Long Island, New York. In 1995 CAPS created the Child Safety Institute, providing innovative and comprehensive child safety and child prevention programs and materials.
This site is a resource for students, staff, faculty, alumni and others interested in learning about hazing within student groups at Cornell University. Since hazing is a national problem that occurs in high schools, colleges, and other settings, this information may be useful to visitors as well. Although hazing is not unique to Cornell, we believe that it is important to examine these practices explicitly in an attempt to overcome the secrecy that perpetuates them.
Teenangels is a group of 13-18 year-old volunteers that have been specially trained by the FBI, local law enforcement, and many other leading safety experts in all aspects of online safety, privacy, and security. After training for six sessions, the Teenangels run unique programs in schools to spread the word about responsible and safe surfing to other teens and younger kids, parents, and teachers.