Chronicle: Kicking Social Media KETV Newswatch 7 invited a metro soccer team to try kicking social media for one week. Watch...
Smart Gen Society (SGS) is an Omaha-based nonprofit operating to empower smart choices in a digital world. Founded by Amie Konwinski, military veteran, computer engineer, and mother of five, SGS is the leading organization in the region aimed at bringing preventative and proactive measures into our communities to offset the negative implications of a society immersed in technologies with a lack of resources and education to safely manage them.Learn More
Our professional staff and trained facilitators seek to protect and empower today's students and families to think critically about their digital usage, while maintaining their privacy and safety, and protecting their social, emotional, and mental well-being. SGS’s goal is to reduce digital-based anxieties, prevent peer and predator exploitation, and ensure online safety and privacy.Learn More
SGS serves K-12 youth and their families, college students, and the wider community primarily in partnership with public and private schools. We work to provide a triangular system of support around today’s youth through proven effective in-school workshops and seminars, classroom curriculum, and digital resources. With the support of the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute, SGS workshops are driven by ongoing social and digital media research which allows us to tailor workshop content to meet the immediate needs of our students and families.Learn More
"Parents have the right and responsibility to know what their kids are posting online. After all, it’s not called ‘Private Media,’ it’s ‘Social Media.’"
Smart Gen Society, KETV, and Nebraska State Soccer Partnered to Chronicle the Positive Effects of Being Unplugged from Social Media....