The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander

If you are a parent, a teacher or just a peace lover join us on Monday, May 16 at 6 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall i Central Library for the talk: The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander. Barbara Coloroso, the author of five bestsellers, internationally recognized speaker in the areas of parenting, teaching, school discipline, non-vio

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DayofPink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination and Homophobia in schools and communities.

We Want You To Know: Kids Talk About Bullying

When my daughter was 13 things began to disappear from her desk.  Girls gave the silent treatment.  Or whispered behind her back.  One day she arrived in the classroom to find a portrait she'd drawn had been defaced, a swear word scrawled across it in black marker.  Her teacher was horrified and called me in tears.  We knew who the girls were, but how should we handle the situation?  Call the parents in?  Speak with the girls?  Bring in a mediator?  Was bullying just a part of surviving childhood?