TEEN SCENE 2018

Monday, February 12, 6:00 – 8:00 pm,
Trinity School, 101 W. 91st Street

Join us for our most popular Signature Event: Independent School Teen Panelists, moderated by Lucy Martin Gianino, speak candidly about high school student life in NYC.

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PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

At What Cost, Excellence?

Fall Benefit 2017

"Fiction is the most powerful way to explore an issue," Doug Brunt said over lunch recently. It was the second Thursday in November and he was speaking at the NYC-Parents in Action benefit lunch about his third novel, Trophy Son...

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Emotional Well-Being Begins at Home

Fall Seminar 2017

Teen anxiety may be up, but there is help, and hope. That’s the encouraging message the 300+ parents who attended Parents in Action’s Fall Seminar, a collaborative event with The Jed Foundation (JED), heard on October 25th.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Figuring It Out Financially – Savvy Parents Make for Savvy Kid

Luncheon 2017 Mother's Day Benefit

We know there are lots of rules - rules of etiquette, rules for writing, rules of the game, even rules for radicals – but did you know there are rules for making your child a money genius? Beth Kobliner does and she explained some of these rules one afternoon recently, while speaking at Parents in Action’s annual Mother’s Day Lunch.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

You Asked, They Answered

2017 Fathers Forum

What would happen if you put an engaging group of experts in front of a crowd of engaged fathers and let the audience drive the conversation? The 8th annual PIA Fathers Forum set out to answer that question. It worked. The session went 45 minutes longer than scheduled, to handle the volume of questions; and even as it ended, dozens of fathers lined up to continue the discussion with panel members one-on-one.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Teen Scene XXXI –
Teen Panel Informs Parents

​Teen Scene 2017

On a chilly night in February, three months after a contentious election and in
a new year marked by protests on a variety of fronts, sixteen teenagers from over a dozen New York independent schools gathered on stage and showed
they were more mature and thoughtful than many adults. They were surprisingly optimistic about their relationships with their parents, friends, the schools they attend and the world they will inherit.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Teens and Sex

Understanding Consent and
Healthy Decision Making.

Fall Seminar 2016

A rapt audience Tuesday night witnessed a Q&A panel discussion about teens, sex and consent at NYC-Parents in Action's Fall Seminar.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

The Risky Business
of Risky Drinking

Fall Benefit Luncheon 2017

Towards the middle of November, days after the surprising results of the presidential election, Perri Peltz and Dr. Carrie Wilkens talked about their new documentary Risky Drinking, to be aired this January on HBO. The film’s about alcohol use disorder and “was born of people asking, ‘I drink at night and I only drink red wine and I never drink on Sundays…am I OK?’’ Ms. Pe...

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.

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TEEN SCENE 2018

Monday, February 12, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Trinity School, 101 W. 91st Street

Join us for our most popular Signature Event: Independent School
Teen Panelists, moderated by Lucy Martin Gianino, speak candidly about
high school student life in NYC.

Details

Register

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A PRACTICING PARENT
is now posting!

Check Out PIA's New Blog

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At What Cost,
Excellence?

Fall Benefit 2017

"Fiction is the most powerful way to explore an issue," Doug Brunt said
over lunch recently. It was the second Thursday in November and he
was speaking at the NYC-Parents in Action benefit lunch about
his third novel, Trophy Son...

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

Emotional Well-Being
Begins at Home

Fall Seminar 2017

Teen anxiety may be up, but there is help, and hope.
That’s the encouraging message the 300+ parents who
attended Parents in Action’s Fall Seminar, a collaborative
event with The Jed Foundation (JED), heard on October 25th.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

Figuring It Out Financially – Savvy
Parents Make for Savvy Kid

Luncheon 2017    Mother's Day Benefit

We know there are lots of rules - rules of etiquette, rules for writing,
rules of the game, even rules for radicals – but did you know there
are rules for making your child a money genius? Beth Kobliner
does and she explained some of these rules one afternoon recently,
while speaking at Parents in Action’s annual Mother’s Day Lunch.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

You Asked,
They Answered

​​2017   Fathers Forum

What would happen if you put an engaging group of experts in front of a
crowd of engaged fathers and let the audience drive the conversation?
The 8th annual PIA Fathers Forum set out to answer that question.
It worked. The session went 45 minutes longer than scheduled, to handle
the volume of questions; and even as it ended, dozens of fathers lined
up to continue the discussion with panel members one-on-one.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

Teens and Sex:

Understanding Consent and
Healthy Decision Making.

Fall Seminar 2016

A rapt audience Tuesday night witnessed a Q&A
panel discussion about teens, sex and consent
at NYC-Parents in Action's Fall Seminar.

Revisit

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

The Risky Business
of Risky Drinking

Fall Benefit Luncheon 2017

Towards the middle of November, days after the surprising results of the
presidential election, Perri Peltz and Dr. Carrie Wilkens talked about their
new documentary Risky Drinking, to be aired this January on HBO.
The film’s about alcohol use disorder and “was born of people asking,
‘I drink at night and I only drink red wine and I never drink
on Sundays…am I OK?’’ Ms. Pe...

Revisit

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

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.

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