Presentation on bullying at ACA on Tuesday
More than 160,000 children miss school every day out of fear
of attack or intimidation by other students. One out of five kids
admits to being a bully or doing some “bullying.”
Adults are often part of the problem. Adult intervention occurs only
about 4 percent of the time.
“I Am Unafraid” is a presentation by Jay Banks, a nationally known
entertainer and educator who gets to the heart of the harassment,
bullying and disrespect matter. He will be giving two performances at
the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on Tuesday, Sept. 11, the first at
10 a.m. for 3rd – 5th grade students. The second performance will be
at 1:40 p.m. for 6th – 8th grade youths. Any auditorium seats not
used by students are available to parents, teachers and interested
For more information, contact Cook County Extension at 218-387-3015.