Using a unique program co-founded by Azim called C.A.N.E.I. (Constant And Never Ending Improvement); even the most hardened criminal youths have a 70% to 80% chance of leading a drug-free, violence free, gang-free productive life.
said: "The Los Angeles City Council honored Mr.
for his life saving work on behalf of at risk youth. Azim's dedication and love for our children is unmatched by anyone in our country's history. I am heartened and encouraged to know that my friend Azim is rejoining Child Safety Network as their President. Azim and the dedicated child advocates at CSN will be a powerful force for profound positive change for all of America's children."
will remain at work full-time as the Founder of CSN and
will remain the Founder of TKF. To add to Azim's skill with finance, his 17-year journey developing anti-youth violence programs have lead him to receive over 65 humanitarian awards from people and organizations as diverse as the Dalai Lama, the White House, Children's Defense Fund, US Department of Justice, Child Safety Network and many others. For a list of awards see:
. Azim has also authored four books, provided over 400 key note speeches and is an expert at non-profit development and management.
"Ward's vision to build a 'National Center for Child Safety and Parenting' is one that I wholeheartedly share. There are not enough resources for parents these days and the dangers that face our kids are not going away. Most of us agree that we were safer growing up than our kids are today. With new technology comes new opportunity; and also new dangers to our children. Therefore, my first order of business will be to improve and expand
and to continuously provide free access to information, programs, and resources that can benefit children, youth, parents, and grandparents," said Azim.
Since 1989 CSN has worked diligently to reduce the likelihood of children becoming victims of abuse, abduction, injury and exploitation. We accomplish this by providing free child safety educational services, programs and resources to children and parents throughout
the United States
. Millions of families have benefited from the diligent work of CSN and its volunteers. Over 300 U.S. representatives including the office of the president have endorsed the lifesaving efforts of CSN. CSN also works with law enforcement, educators, PTA members, and schools and has received help from over 200 celebrities including
, The Cast of American Idol and many more.
CONTACT:Child Safety Network800-906-6901
SOURCE Child Safety Network