Ex-scandal figure leads fight for kids

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe Christmas Truce of 1914 proved that peace is possibleHart, who had previously challenged rumors that he cheated on his wife, dropped out of the race a week after the photo was widely published. Hughes, a former model and cheerleader, has become an internationally known Internet safety expert and advocate. She will cover topics such as Internet dangers and safety. She will conduct a live Internet demonstration to show how easy it is for young people to be victimized by online predators. An annual event since 2000, “Teen Scene Uplugged” has drawn large crowds. Last year, more than 700 parents and teens attended the event. A resource fair featuring informational materials from local organizations, will precede the event, from 6 to 7 p.m. For information, call the city’s Community Services Division at (661) 255-4965. VALENCIA – Donna Rice Hughes, a key figure in a major political sex scandal of the 1980s and now a children’s advocate, will speak next week at Santa Clarita’s annual seminar for parents and kids. Hughes will discuss the dangers on the Internet to children and teens at the program to be sponsored by the city’s Blue Ribbon Task Force at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Hyatt Valencia. The theme of the annual event is “Teen Scene Unplugged: Plugging Into Your Teen’s Online World.” Hughes is now president of Enough is Enough, dedicated to making the Internet safer for children and families. In 1984, she was linked to then-U.S. Sen. Gary Hart of Colorado, married and the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. She was photographed on his lap aboard a yacht named Monkey Business. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more