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Jen Pollakusky

Media Manager

As a communications and advocacy specialist, Jen spent the past eight years working in various nonprofit and government positions to help women, children and families around the world. Writing about issues of health and public safety, Jen develops content and important messages for external audiences. And her journalistic instincts and easygoing demeanor make her a natural with the media.

Blogs by Jen Pollakusky

ssports safety landing blog

There’s nothing that feels worse for young athletes than getting hurt and having to sit on the sidelines while their team goes on to victory. Our new report, “Changing the Culture of Youth Sports,” explores how the culture of youth sports may be keeping kids out of the game. Here's a look at what parents, coaches and athletes need to know.

Teens in Cars Report

"I lost my best friend because we didn't buckle up."

No one starts their day anticipating getting into a car crash. But teens like Presley teach us that it only takes one time riding in a car without bucking up for a life to be changed forever.

Child tipping over an unsecured TV

It’s that time of year again – the season to enjoy festive meals with family and friends, deck the halls with colorful trimmings and put together your holiday wish list.

Photo: Toddler in Car Seat

This week, as part of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), we’re teaming up with the General Motors Foundation to help parents protect their most precious cargo.

Safe Kids Day

Hundreds of families and kids of all ages swept through the fabulous Highline Stages in New York City on May 18 for the first national Safe Kids Day family event.