Through the support of the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, The Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America continues to lead the way in safety initiatives among youth-serving organizations. The council announced Monday that Jason Baldridge has joined the organization as the nation’s first Safe Scouting Director. Baldridge is a 10-year scouting professional He will be responsible for enforcing safe scouting policies, training volunteer leaders and advancing the Boy Scouts’ role as a community leader in youth safety and protection. As part of this new role, Baldridge will lead the first-ever Youth Protection Symposium on Oct. 14. The goal will be to share best practices and hear industry experts lead discussions on preventing child abuse.
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