Harlem Globetrotter talks to students about bullying prevention

Harlem Globetrotter Julian “Zeus” McClurkin spoke with over 300 students at a filled gym at Dallas Elementary School on Monday afternoon about the ABCs of bullying prevention. McClurkin visited as part of a Magic 93 contest that second grade teacher Kimberly Smith entered. The presentation was on a theme that…

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October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

One in five high school students has been bullied at school in the past year. This month is dedicated to teens and adults coming together to stop bullying. Every teen can do something to help. Encourage respect for others, don’t give bullies an audience, and don’t ignore or shun those…

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‘Imagine’ fundraiser fights child abuse

River Bridge Regional Center holds its fourth annual “Imagine” fundraiser Saturday, with all proceeds benefiting the Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit’s child advocacy programs. The event takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at River Valley Ranch’s Old Thompson Barn, with tickets $50 in advance and $55 at the door if they…

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Stomp Out Child Abuse Awareness Walk

WILLIAMSON – As part of Child Abuse Awareness Month, a Stomp Out Child Abuse Awareness Walk was held at noon Wednesday in downtown Williamson. The walk began in front of the Mingo County Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Office and ended at the Mingo County Courthouse. Family Resource…

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16th Annual Child Prevention Conference

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) – Today is the 16th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference in Amarillo. The conference is working to bring the community together and educate them on prevention and early detection of a child in need. The Texas Panhandle is above the state average for reported and confirmed child…

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Aprill is a child abuse prevention month.

Twenty-two East High School Junior ROTC students planted a pinwheel garden Monday in Boardman Park to launch National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month. They planted 1,379 pinwheels on the highly-visible park lawn facing U.S. Route 224 to represent the number of child- abuse and neglect cases reported to Mahoning…

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April Is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April is dedicated to fighting rape and sexual assault, major issues for teens. Currently, dozens of American high schools are under investigation for mishandling sexual assault cases. Nearly one in five girls ages 14 to 17 have been sexually assaulted at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Justice….

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Cyberbullying Prevention Software Encourages You to ReThink

Last October, we profiled Trisha Prabhu, who as a young teenager designed software intended to reduce the prevalence of cyberbullying by invoking the conscience of users before they post or send a malicious or cruel text. Her project and efforts have deservedly received much praise on a national and international…

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