Community Forum to Address Bullying

On Tuesday October 11, 2011 Shasta Women’s Refuge and the First United Methodist Church will sponsor a community forum regarding bullying. This event will give parents, teachers, school staff, and service providers an opportunity to learn about why bullying happens and how to deal with it in a safe manner. Panelists will include Debbie Livingston, Oasis School; Lisa Porter, Mt. View Middle School; Caedy Minoletti, Shasta Women’s Refuge, and Eddie Gilmette of Redding Police Department. Tom Armelino, Superintendent of Schools will be moderating this event. This community forum will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 1825 East St. Redding, between the hours of 6:30 and 8:30 PM.

We invite the whole community to join us in this educational opportunity to gain insight and important tools to end bullying in Shasta County. Shasta Women’s Refuge Education and Outreach office works to raise community knowledge through training and education about the dynamics of Bullying. For additional information or questions, please call (530) 244-5683.

What: ‘Stop Bullying’ Community Forum
When: Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: First United Methodist Church, 1825 East St., Redding, CA 96001

The mission of the Shasta Women’s Refuge is to help end domestic violence and sexual assault in Shasta County. We are committed to providing victims of domestic violence and sexual assault with the resources needed for safety, healing and prevention of further victimization. We work with our community to promote and participate in intervention, education and advocacy to prevent relational, family and sexual violence.

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