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How to Spot and Stop Bullying In Our Community

Bullying awareness and prevention panel discussion being hosted by American Association of University Women

Updated May 17 at 8:30 a.m.

By the Castro Valley/Hayward Branch AAUW

A free panel discussion, open to the public, on bullying, cyberbullying and harassment awareness and prevention will be held June 5 at 6 p.m. at the Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Avenue, Castro Valley.

The educational event is being sponsored by the Castro Valley/Hayward Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). 

Topics to be covered include, why does bullying, cyberbullying and harassement commonly go unreported in our community? Is your child a victim of bullying, cyberbullying and/or harassment? How can you tell? Could your child be a bully? How do you know? Bullying has become a matter of life and death. This is a chance to learn how you can recognize it and what you can do to stop it.

It is geared for parents, grandparents, teens, educators and administrators as well as concerned community members.

It will be moderated by Tony Shah, Ed. D. Director of Student Services,
Castro Valley Unified School District and will include panelists Janice Friesen
Castro Valley Board of Education Member and AAUW Member; Jason Whiteman, Assistant Principal of; Maureen Kennedy Program Specialist, Special Education; Cristina Rita, Community Education Coordinator, Crisis Support Services of Alameda County.

For more information, contact Liz Bathgate at 510-581-0461, lbbathgate@att.net . Light refreshments will be provided to those attending.

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