The Institute for Relationship Intelligence reaches thousands of teens each year in urban & suburban areas of NJ/PA and other states with messages of healthy relationships, self-leadership and service to others.
In the last decade, I.R.I. has reached more than 130,000 youth, helping them to focus on achieving their future dreams and avoiding the traps that could endanger their lives and goals!
The Institute for Relationship Intelligence is a 501c3 nonprofit organization (EIN 22-3301766). All donations are deeply appreciated and tax-deductible.
Good tech? Bad tech? Worrying Concerns for Parents
By Billy Hallowell – February 22, 2023 The Washington Times
Culture’s ever-complex dynamics have made parenting increasingly tricky. Gone are the days of full-on informational control, with moms and dads now competing against smartphones, tablets, computers and smartwatches for their kids’ attention.
Even when parents intentionally pour extra doses of truth, love and positive messaging into their children, the flow of content from alternative sources, including friends and peers at school, is oppressive at best and mind-altering at worst.
Tragically, it’s all having a dire impact on kids’ perceptions of life, sex and eternal truths about the world around them.
Let’s briefly explore just four […]
3 Things a Child Crimes Investigator Won’t Let Her Own Kids Do – Tips to Avoid Groomers, Sex Predators
BY MICHAEL WING The Epoch times JANUARY 7, 2023
With disturbing news of child sex predators—groomers and Balenciaga—being exposed lately, parents are hugging their children a little tighter before tucking them in each night.
Few know better what dangers are lurking out there than child crimes investigator Terra Avilla, 36, of the District Attorney’s Office in Susanville, California.
The investigator and mom of three is also a TikTok influencer, going by the handle @thegirlcop, who shares her advice to parents on social media.
In her videos which went viral, Avilla shares three tips for parents to help keep their kids safe from sex predators, […]
Free Teens USA Annual Banquet
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2022
Time: 12 PM – 3 PM
Location: Archer Hotel
130 Park Ave, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Join us in honoring NY / NJ youth who have made the Free Teens pledge to save sex for marriage! Register Today!
Free Teens USA Year End Report
2021 was a challenging year for us as we were not able to do much classroom education because of the Covid school lockdowns in New Jersey and California. It was heartbreaking to see so many young people shut off from their teachers and peers and confined in their homes!
We did use the time to upgrade all of our multimedia Relationship Intelligence Training presentations aka LoveSmarts education.
We WERE able to meet many times with young people in our after-school clubs, sometimes in person and sometimes via […]