Erica Scharrer, 2017 PEP Fellow, led an interactive session as part of her research on child protection on the internet

As part of a research partnership between Erica Scharrer, communication, and Deerfield Elementary School, 52 sixth graders spoke with U.S. Senator Ed Markey to discuss proposed legislation to better protect children on the internet. Read more here and here

In appreciation of their generous support, the UMass Public Engagement Project would like to thank the Office of the ProvostUniversity Relations, and the Colleges of Natural SciencesSocial and Behavioral Sciences Humanities and Fine ArtsEngineeringPublic Health and Health Sciences, and Education.  The UMass Public Engagement Project also recognizes and appreciates in-kind contributions and collaborations with the Center for Research on Families and the Institute for Social Science Research