Program: The Bully Project: What You Can Do To Prevent Bullying
Date: Saturday, May 31
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Cost: Free and open to the public
About: Durham County Library will screen the documentary Bully at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, at the Main Library. Nick Popio, a local advocate for bullying prevention, will lead a discussion following the film.
Bullying is the most common form of violence experienced by young people in America. Lee Hirsch’s 2011 documentary, Bully, shines a light on true stories from across the nation that each show a different facet of America’s bullying crisis. It chronicles the responses of teachers and administrators to aggressive behaviors that defy “kids will be kids” clichés, and it captures a growing movement among parents and youths to change how bullying is handled in schools, communities and society as a whole.
Popio is the Community Architect at The Red Woods Group, a company whose mission is to protect children through the platforms of insurance and risk consulting. He researches, advocates and provides guidance on bullying prevention and support.
For more information about this program, contact John Davis at 919-560-0125 or visit durhamcountylibrary.org. The Main Library is located at 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org.
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