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Children and Youth Safety at Cornell


At the Children and Youth Safety Office, children are our top priority. We are committed to ensuring the safety, well-being, and protection of all youth who participate in programs, activities, and events affiliated with Cornell University. Through rigorous policy implementation, proactive safety measures, and supportive resources including education and training, we strive to help create environments where children can grow and thrive. 

We are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of care, meeting industry-leading youth protection practices, and complying with all relevant local, state, and federal regulations. We continuously evaluate our policy and procedures to ensure we are responsive to emerging trends and ensure ongoing effectiveness in youth protection.

Collaboratively with our stakeholders, we strive to create a safe and supportive environment for every child we serve at Cornell University.