Toward the end of the 2011-12 school year, I invited concerned community members to join me for roundtable discussions on school bullying, a
As the new school year gets under way, we will pick up where we left off with a presentation by Irene Patino, retired Pasco County teacher and creator of Bully Be Gone, a bullying and teen suicide prevention program.
Please join us from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20 in Heron Hall at Learning Gate Community School in Lutz to hear Patino speak about engaging, empowering and encouraging passive bystanders—those who witness acts of bullying but do not intervene for a variety of reasons.
A social change community organizer from Sunrise of Pasco also will be on hand to discuss the links between childhood bullying and domestic violence.
Children are welcome, and refreshments will be provided. Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.