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Be Involved, Be Informed,
Be Connected.

We provide education, information and a communication network to inform parents about social and developmental issues. With these tools we strive to help parents communicate openly, effectively and consistently with their children.

About Us

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Are You Passionate About
Your Child’s Online Safety?
Understand The Technology
And The Sites They Visit

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Trevor Day HS (new location), 312 E 95th St

Hear Chauncey Parker, Special Policy Advisor in the Manhattan
District Attorney’s Office; and Liz Repking, Founder of Cyber
Safety Consulting, discuss the dangers the Internet poses
to our kids and the “nuts and bolts” of staying a step ahead.


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Fall Benefit 2015 with FRANK BRUNI

​Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 12 - 2:00 PM
at the Cosmopolitan Club, 122 East 66th Street

Support PIA! Join us at our Fall Benefit Luncheon and hear
renowned New York Times journalist Frank Bruni on his new book -
Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the
College Admissions Mania.



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Monday, ​Feb. 1, 2016 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Trinity School, 101 West 91st Street

Our poular, sell-out Signature Event returns.
Hear a panel of NYC Independent High School Teen Panelists
speak candidly and "tell it like it is," with Q and A to follow.
Moderated by Lucy Martin Gianino.


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Panel discussion on


​​March 2015 Fathers Only

Some of the almost 200 fathers who attended Fathers Only
did so because​their wives told them to come, others came
of their own volition.The standing room only crowd viewed
excerpts of the Academy Award winning film Boyhood ..



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Food Literacy

April 2015 School Rep Luncheon

You care deeply about your child’s nutrition. You’ve read the frightening
statistics on the obesity epidemic surging in America. So you read labels.

You limit sugary treats . . .But is that enough?



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with Faye​ ​de Muyshondt

May 2015 Mother's Day Benefit

Faye De Muyshondt, author of socialsklz:-) spoke at PIA’s
annual Mother’s Day luncheon. Social skills – “the missing
piece in American education” - are the foundation for everything
we do, they build self-esteem, and are vital to success in today’s
fast paced, technological world.



How Your Child Can…

Score High SATs, Get Into a Top College and Still Have a Life!

by Dan Molloy

As parents of high school students, you want your children to have the best possible options when it comes to selecting a college…
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Guest Column

Social Media Smarts For Tweens and Teens – It Starts Earlier Than You Think

by Alan Katzman

Learning how to use social media is an imperative life skill for today’s youth and their parents. Parents can empower their children with the knowledge to make good choices in the use of all forms of technology and social media. With proper coaching and guidance, today’s tweens and teens may well prove that social media is not the death of a generation but the impetus for its growth and development.
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