RAVEN ON THE RISE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

The threat to children from artificial intelligence is an issue Ravens have been briefing on since last year. The need for legislation to protect children, reduce the burden on over stretched law enforcement and stop the normalization of child abuse is obvious to us. Lawmakers are listening and we’ll continue this work until the required […]

ADVOCATES HOLD HILL BRIEFING ON THE IMPACT AND COST OF OUR EXPLOITED CHILDREN

For immediate release: March 27th 2024 CONTACT: Nell Callahan nell@frontwoodstrategies.com ICAC Task Forces are disastrously underfunded, and thousands of child abuse cases are not being investigated. Washington, DC – Today, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), National Children’s Alliance (NCA), Raven, the National District Attorney’s Association, and the National Criminal Justice Training […]

RAVEN AND THE REPORT ACT

Raven provided language, endorsement, and expert insights in support of the REPORT Act and why its provisions are so crucial to support law enforcement in protecting children. We will continue to monitor and support the progress of this legislation which, if passed, will: We know why these crucial changes are needed, including extending the retention […]

“BECAUSE THEY BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUS.”

Yesterday, March 6th 2024, Raven Board President and Retired Commander of the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, John Madsen, gave testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Federal Government Surveillance. John was one of four witnesses, together with Tim Tebow, Founder of the Tim Tebow Foundation; former professional football player, Camille […]

HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HEARING: A VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS – CSAM IDENTIFICATION

In this hearing, to be held tomorrow, March 6 2024, at 10:00am EST, Raven Board President John Madsen will be testifying before the House Judiciary Committee alongside representatives from other organizations such as Operation Light Shine. As the former ICAC Commander for the Northern Florida ICAC, who has continued the mission in the private sector […]

GROWING MOMENTUM FOR THE KIDS ONLINE SAFETY ACT

On the heels of the Senate’s hearing with Big Tech CEOs, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), lead sponsors of the bipartisan Kids Online Safety Act, announced growing U.S. Senate support for the bill, with 62 senators now cosponsoring the legislation. Following conversations with stakeholders and colleagues, Blumenthal and Blackburn also announced new bill […]

RAVEN PROVIDES CHILD PROTECTION INSIGHT TO CYBER CONFERENCE

In October 2023 Raven board member Glen Pounder moderated one panel and presented on another at an international Cyber security conference in Montreal, Canada. The panel moderated by Glen is now available to view on YouTube with thanks to Forum InCyber. On the subject of “A Safer Internet for Children” there were representatives from NCMEC, […]

RAVEN ANNUAL REPORT 2023

Raven have been busy during 2023.   Please read our Annual Report to see the impact we are having.