Senate Lawmakers Seek $5 Billion to Track Down Child Predators Without Compromising Encryption

With the Senate back in session last week, Democratic lawmakers revealed new legislation aimed at drastically expanding the federal government’s resources dedicated to the targeting and prosecution of child predators, developing new technologies to identify child sexual abuse material online, and funding leading community organizations that work to prevent children from becoming victims. In a … Continue reading Senate Lawmakers Seek $5 Billion to Track Down Child Predators Without Compromising Encryption

A Big Drop in Child Abuse Reports in L.A. Leaves Advocates Worried, Not Relieved

Reports of suspected child abuse in L.A. County have taken a nose-dive in recent weeks. That news may sound incredible during normal times, but in a COVID-19 world, that drop has advocates very concerned. According to a statement by DCFS Director Bobby Cagle, since the middle of March, L.A. County has seen a 40%-60% decrease … Continue reading A Big Drop in Child Abuse Reports in L.A. Leaves Advocates Worried, Not Relieved

Giving Tuesday Is Here! What Will You Give?

  GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019 and every day. One of the best ways to give is to get involved is in your own community. We have supplied a link to a directory to help you find … Continue reading Giving Tuesday Is Here! What Will You Give?

Does Your Nonprofit Need Professional Liability Insurance?

In a world where lawsuits seem to be commonplace, it is more important than ever to have the appropriate commercial insurance coverage in place.  Every nonprofit is unique and there is no ‘magic’ online button, or a one-size fits all insurance program for your nonprofit. If your agency offers advice or provides professional services, it is … Continue reading Does Your Nonprofit Need Professional Liability Insurance?

The High Price of Distracted Driving

As of April 22nd, 2019, Arizona became the 48th state to ban texting while driving.  According to a study by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,450 people were killed in distracted driving-related vehicle accidents in 2016, meaning 9% of all the fatal crashes this year involved distracted driving; and 14% of these crashes … Continue reading The High Price of Distracted Driving

Cyber Extortion Up in 2018

According to Proofpoint’s newest Quarterly Threat Report, Q4 2018, the threat of Ransomware did decline at the end of 2018, but has opened the door for out-right cyber extortion. Extortion is an age-old crime that has found its way into the cyber world.  This threat continues to gain traction as a multi-million-dollar criminal industry. The newest … Continue reading Cyber Extortion Up in 2018

Extended Reporting Periods – When Does It Apply To Your Nonprofit?

Every nonprofit has a life-cycle; some can be very long and last for many years, while others can be quite short in comparison.  Nonprofits shut down for a variety of different reasons.  One agency might dissolve due to a change in the market, another due to changing policies or guidelines, like we are experiencing with … Continue reading Extended Reporting Periods – When Does It Apply To Your Nonprofit?

Specialized Insurance Products for YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES & PROGRAMS!

These organizations provide resources and support for children, youth and families throughout the community. They can be quite diverse in the services and programs they offer and may include, but not limited to; drug & alcohol prevention programs, as well as mental/behavioral health and at-risk youth programs. Some may also offer a group home, residential … Continue reading Specialized Insurance Products for YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES & PROGRAMS!

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY – We Love Our Clients (and here’s why)!

It may be funny to see a Valentine's Day message from a commercial insurance broker, but we felt it the perfect time to acknowledge and show our love for our amazing clients! Our clients dedicate themselves to serving the Social Service and Nonprofit community and unselfishly give back each and everyday. Their work makes the … Continue reading HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY – We Love Our Clients (and here’s why)!

The 2017 Wayne Hawley Giving Grant Winners Announced!

We are so excited to once again offer  The Wayne Hawley Giving Grant for 2017!  The Grant is open to all Hawley & Associates' clients that serve in the Social Service industry, and is comprised of two individual grants in the amount of $5,000 each.  This Grant is our way of giving back and helping to make a difference in … Continue reading The 2017 Wayne Hawley Giving Grant Winners Announced!