City leaders, child advocates, AT&T launch program for parents to monitor kids’ cellphones

Parental controls for your kids on their cellphones: it’s called Screen Ready.

“With kids, teens and families spending more time than ever on their devices, online safety is very important,” said Sharon Greenberger, president of the YMCA of Greater New York.

It was launched by city leaders, AT&T and the YMCA Wednesday.

“We invite you whether you are an AT&T customer or not to come by and get some hands on help to show you how to use your parental controls” said Shelly Goodwin, at AT&T spokesperson.

NYC City Council Speaker Corey Johnson was also there.

“I am so grateful that AT&T is using their platform for cyber bullying prevention,” he said.

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