Riford Library in La Jolla to host free kids workshop on dealing with bullies

Voices Against Cruelty, Hatred and Intolerance, aka the VACHI Club at La Jolla High School, will host a free, anti-bullying workshop for kids, ages 6-12, beginning at 2 pm. Thursday, July 28 at the Riford Library.

Called “Think Before You Speak,” the hour-long event will teach ateendees about the effects of bullying.

“After the program, children will be able to define and identify forms of bullying, learn techniques for standing up to a bully, and know when to seek help for themselves and others,” said organizer and VACHI CLUB president La Jolla High School senior Megan Micheletti. “We hope to spread an anti-bullying message to young children in the community with the goal of preventing the detrimental effects of bullying.”

No reservations are needed.Call Laurie Bailey (858) 552-1657 at library for further information.

Related posts:

  1. Information Station: Director says library gets by with a little help from its Friends
  2. Wild about Harry, Potter fans gather in La Jolla for trivia contest
  3. Families turn out for La Jolla Library Craft Bonanza
  4. Potters ready their bowls for hunger benefit in La Jolla
  5. The Art of Pysanky: Learning from egg-spert rector Randal Gardner of La Jolla

Short URL: http://www.lajollalight.com/?p=46275

Posted by Staff on Jul 20, 2011. Filed under La Jolla Life, Life. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

RSS North Coastal News

  • Man pleads guilty in fatal Del Mar hit-and-run case April 17, 2014
    A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty April 16 to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation. Christopher ``Chip’’ Stockmeyer, 41, faces between nine and 15 years in prison when he is sentenced June 20 for the March 28 death of Rachel Morrison. […]
  • Del Mar Powerhouse 10U Champions April 17, 2014
    The Del Mar Powerhouse 10U team played two pool play games and two elimination games to go undefeated in the Triple Crown Sports San Diego Open and win the Division 1 Championship. The boys showed great determination and fight to come away victorious in elimination play and battle for the win with a one-run margin of victory for both semi-final and champions […]
  • Canyon Crest girls crack top three at Arcadia, set new school record April 17, 2014
    Several young women runners from Carmel Valley high schools raced well in the Arcadia Invitational on April 11-12 in Los Angeles. Arcadia is considered to be one of the most competitive high school track and field meets in the country, drawing both national and international athletes to compete. […]