WGTE Hosts Third

WGTE Hosts Third "Preventing Bullying = Creating Safety" Live Town Hall

Thursday, January 30 at 8:00 p.m.

Preventing Bullying = Creating Safety hosts its third live and interactive Town Hall broadcast on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. on WGTE TV.  To register for your seat in the live studio audience, email cathy_kamenca@wgte.org or call 419-380-4613.

Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach, a professor of educational psychology at the University of Toledo and a nationally-recognized anti-bullying authority, will moderate the January 30 Town Hall. She is the author of School Shootings and Suicides: Why We Must Stop the Bullies.

Panelists on the live Town Hall will include young adults who have experienced bullying, or witnessed bullying incidents. 

Preventing Bullying = Creating Safety is a year-long initiative and collaboration between WGTE Public Media and Fostering Healthy Communities (Mercy, ProMedica and the University of Toledo Medical Center)focusing on increasing youth safety by decreasing the incidence of bullying. It is comprised of a comprehensive public information campaign through TV, radio, print and the web: three live Town Hall television programs on WGTE TV; videos for classroom use; three workshops for educators; and a website with resources for parents, students and educators at www.preventingbullying.org.

In addition to being broadcast live on WGTE TV, the Town Hall will be streamed live at www.wgte.org. During the Town Hall, viewers will be able to email or call in questions and comments for the panel.

More information and resources are available at www.preventingbullying.org.