Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A forum on bullying to be presented in Norwalk (Norwalk, CT) January 18, 2011

"Bullying is a serious issue that impacts children of all ages and Stepping Stones has made a commitment to bring families together to help young people develop some strategies and skills to deal with it. 'Bullying and How To Prevent It' Youth Forum will take place Sunday, January 30 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm in the museum’s new state-of-art Multimedia Gallery.
Organized by the Leadership Team of the Youth Enrichment Program at Stepping Stones, the young people will serve as both moderator and panelists, creating an open dialogue with audience members. To add to the program, this event will include guest speakers Elaine Zimmerman, Executive Director of the Connecticut Commission on Children and Dickon Pownall-Gray, President and Founder of Surviving Bullies Charity.
Ms. Zimmerman lends to the Youth Forum her invaluable experience with children’s legislation. As the Executive Director of Connecticut Commission on Children, Ms. Zimmerman has been a leader in advocating children’s public policy. Author of a report on bullying, she guided the legislature through the passage of the Safe Learning Act, providing dollars for schools to create a whole school culture change on safety." Read More

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