Con­gress­man Raja Krish­namoor­thi introduced a new anti-bul­­ly­ing bill on Decem­ber 2nd.

Actualizado: 10 de abr de 2020


MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019


It calls for the estab­lish­ment of anti-bul­­ly­ing task forces to study, address, and reduce bul­ly­ing in pri­ma­ry and sec­ondary schools. It specif­i­cal­ly address­es bul­ly­ing of LGBTQ students.

The pur­pose of the Decem­ber 2nd event was two-fold. First to intro­duce the bill. Sec­ond, and more impor­tant­ly, to pro­vide an oppor­tu­ni­ty to raise aware­ness and vis­i­bil­i­ty of the per­va­sive­ness of bul­ly­ing in pri­ma­ry as well as sec­ondary schools. All com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers were invit­ed to attend!


The for­mat was a kin to a press con­fer­ence with the Con­gress­man, youth and LGBTQ advo­cates, edu­ca­tors, stu­dents, and oth­ers speak­ing about the impor­tance of address­ing bul­ly­ing and harass­ment in school. We were delighted to all who participated.


The event took place on Mon­day, Decem­ber 2, 2019 at 9:30a – 10:30a at the Ken­neth Young Center’s LGBTQ+ Cen­ter locat­ed at 650 E. Algo­nquin Rd., Suite 104, Schaum­burg, IL 60173.


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Funding provided to the Kenneth Young Center by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), the Illinois Public Health Association, the Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago, the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County, and Schaumburg Township.