save the date: whiaapi bullying prevention summit

Save the date. The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders recently announced the WHIAAPI Bullying Prevention Summit, an event designed to highlight and address the prevalence of bullying and harassment faced by young AAPIs in our schools and communities. It's happening Saturday, October 29 in New York City. Here's the announcement:

WHIAAPI Bullying Prevention Summit

Saturday, October 29, 2011
New York City, New York
8:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Bullying affects too many of our Asian American and Pacific Islander students. The White House Initiative on AAPI's Bullying Prevention Summit seeks to highlight the unique impact, prevalence and severity of bullying and harassment experienced by young AAPIs.

Join us at the WHIAAPI Bullying Prevention Summit to share your stories, experiences and strategies to combat bullying and harassment. Learn what the Administration is doing to address bullying and harassment and promote safe school environments. Find out how to access national and local programs to assist in bullying prevention, and obtain resources if you are a parent, student, teacher, administrator, or advocate. Panels include:

Stories from the AAPI and American Muslim Communities

How to Talk to your Child/Student about Bullying

Bullying Prevention Resources

Social Media and Bullying

Problem Solving and Youth Leadership Skills

Filing a Harassment/Bullying Claim with the Federal Government
That's all the information I've got so far. More details to come. For more updates from the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, go to the WHIAAPI website here.

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