Jen Pollakusky

Jen is a communications and advocacy specialist who has worked in various nonprofit and government positions to help women, children and families around the world. Writing about issues of health and public safety, Jen specializes in developing important messages for external audiences. 

Blogs by Jen Pollakusky

"I lost my best friend because we didn't buckle up."

No one starts their day anticipating getting into a car crash. But teens like Presley teach us that it only takes one time riding in a car without bucking up for a life to be changed forever.

It’s that time of year again – the season to enjoy festive meals with family and friends, deck the halls with colorful trimmings and put together your holiday wish list.

This week, as part of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), we’re teaming up with the General Motors Foundation to help parents protect their most precious cargo.

Hundreds of families and kids of all ages swept through the fabulous Highline Stages in New York City on May 18 for the first national Safe Kids Day family event.

Once kids take their first steps, they can't wait to keep going. But when it comes to walking to the park or school along roads, it can be a challenge for kids to safely get to where they need to go.

This week marks the second annual United Nations Global Road Safety Week and an important opportunity to highlight how to keep kids safe on roads.