Monday, August 18, 2014

Himes, Boucher, Lavielle Speak Out against Cyberbullying at Wilton Y

The Hour (Wilton, CT) August 14, 2014

"In an era when children are getting computer access, along with portable devices, at younger and younger ages, problems such as cyberbullying are harming those same youngsters at an alarming rate.

Such was the impetus for Wednesday morning's "Delete Cyberbullying" event presented by Cablevision at the Wilton Family YMCA, part of Optimum's "Internet Smarts" program.

Rep. Jim Himes, D-CT, Sen. Toni Boucher, R-126, and Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-143, all shared insights and stories to let the 100 or so 3rd through 9th graders know that being bullied is not their fault, letting bullying go on makes one complicit in the behavior, and that it takes a team effort to make the bully feel like the one who is at fault." Read more

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