How to protect our children from bullying and cyberbullying
Parents and community members are invited to hear the Megan Meier story and learn how to protect their children against bullying and cyberbullying at a free presentation on Tuesday, January 10, at 6:00 p.m. in Launer Auditorium at Columbia College, 1001 Rogers Street.
In October 2006, 13-year-old Megan Meier, from the St. Louis area, committed suicide after being harassed on the social networking Web site MySpace. The story made national news and brought attention to the issue of cyberbullying. Megan’s mother, Tina, has dedicated herself to bringing awareness and educating others about bullying and cyberbullying. Tina Meier’s presentation provides an overview of the technology that students are using in today’s world. Life is much different for students than it was even four years ago. As parents and community leaders, it is imperative that we continually educate ourselves to become better equipped to help our children.
Megan Meier’s story will be shared along with the topics of bullying, bystanders, cyberbullying, and sexting. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.
Parking is available at 10th and Rogers streets and additional parking is also available behind the main campus. More information
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