March 24, 2014

Free Community Forum on Bullying in Schools

A free community forum and discussion about bullying in schools will be held on Saturday, March 29 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College, Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave.

Entitled “Bullying in Schools: A Community Symposium on Prevention and Intervention Strategies,” the event is co-hosted by the Office of Human Rights, the Committee on Hate/Violence and Montgomery College.

The keynote speaker and panel moderator will be National Youth Advocate Johnnie Williams III. Panelists will include students from Montgomery County Public Schools.

Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than 72 hours prior to the event. If these or other services or aids are needed to participate, call 240-777-8450 or email

For more information, contact the Office of Human Rights at 240-777-8450.