Public Events

Public Events


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For immediate release

Contact: Freeda Cathcart, organizer 540-598-7231

Leaders and Parents Address Bullying Incidents in our Community

When: Thursday May 25
Time: 1:00 pm
Where: Baymont Inn and Suites 179 Sheraton Drive Salem VA 24153
Delegate Sam Rasoul
Steve McBride, Candidate for the House of Delegates 8th district
Stephen Niamke, Clinical Social Worker
Colleen Burns – Your Life Matters Anti-Bullying Foundation
Parents from Salem, Roanoke City, Roanoke County and Franklin County whose children have experienced bullying.

Last week a violent bullying incident happened at Andrew Middle School in Salem. Other localities have also experienced bullying incidents. Leaders and parents encourage our community to work together to make sure every child is safe from violence and advocate for the resources to solve the problem of bullying in our schools.

After the press conference the parents will be available to answer questions from the media.