Coming Together Against Bullying
The United States Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have stated that bullying may also be considered harassment when it is based on a student’s race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or religion. “No individual, let alone one with a disability should have to go through any kind of harassment or be bullied in any capacity,” ASC’s Chief Executive Officer Charlotte Mather-Taylor said. “We should be encouraging them to move forward and do things they never thought they could do, not tearing down their confidence.”
The “Buddies Over Bullies” program fosters a safer community through skill building, education and community sensitivity training. Over the next few months, the program will conduct a series of six anti-bullying workshops throughout Broward County, covering different topics regarding bullying with expert guest speakers. Some of these topics include the legal ramifications of bullying, cyber bullying, the psychological effects of bullying, a first-hand account from a victim of bullying, and more.
“The first step of bullying awareness is educating yourself,” ASC’s Director of Social Services Joanna Robertson said. “After that, it’s our job to be part of the solution, and not the problem.”
It’s important to know that someone’s behavior can be a sign that they’re a bully. That’s why during each workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to sign a pledge against bullying. Attendees will learn that even being a bystander and doing nothing can be considered submissive bullying. According to a study conducted between York University and Queen’s University, when bystanders intervene, bullying stops within ten seconds 57% of the time.
The workshops are free for individuals of all ages, background and abilities. For the dates, times, and locations of the workshops, please visit www.annstorckcenter.org/anti-bullying.
Ann Storck Center (ASC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ASC has been serving the community for over 65 years, originally being known as the Pediatric Care Center, then in 1981 becoming known as ASC. The Center cares for the most medically fragile and vulnerable individuals in South Florida. It strives to create an exceptional living and learning environment which helps to discover abilities and builds independence. The dedicated staff provides compassionate and caring services for the more than 300 children and adults daily and is commended for their commitment to excellence. ASC continues to raise the bar and set standards of care for others to follow. For up-to-date information, please visit www.annstorckcenter.org, www.facebook.com/AnnStorckCenter, on Instagram and Twitter @AnnStorckCenter.
Director of Special Events & Fundraising
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Coming Together Against Bullying here
News-ID: 768865 • Views: 1268
More Releases from Ann Storck Center
It’s a Holiday Celebration at Ann Storck Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL (January 12, 2018) – It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Aetna Better Health of Florida spread holiday cheer and gave back at Ann Storck Center (ASC) with style. Employees of the health care company passed out gifts to more than 100 of the developmentally disabled children and adults that ASC serves daily. “It’s always nice to see the smiles on our individual’s faces during the holiday
Guests Wine and Dine at the 24th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction
Fort Lauderdale, FL (October 18, 2017) – On Friday, October 6th, 2017, approximately 500 guests arrived at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood for the 24th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction to dine on the delicious culinary delights of local restaurants and to raise much needed funds for Ann Storck Center (ASC). The annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction event has
24th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction
Fort Lauderdale, FL (September 26, 2017) - Ann Storck Center (ASC) invites you to be a part of its 24th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction on Friday, October 6, 2017 starting at 6 p.m. with a silent auction reception and the Grand Tasting beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. This signature event features dozens of culinary
ASC’s Early Intervention Preschool Class of 2017 Graduates
Fort Lauderdale, FL (June 19, 2017) – The graduation ceremony for Ann Storck Center (ASC)’s Early Intervention Preschool was held on June 8th at the Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Association Hall. ASC is proud to announce that 11 preschoolers were among the Class of 2017. The graduation program began with a warm welcome by Lori Mandke, Preschool Director, followed by superlative awards and diplomas being handed out by their loving
More Releases for ASC
Global Inclinometers Market Revenue 2018-2025 Agisco, Altheris sensors, ASC
Recently added detailed market study "Global Inclinometers Market" examines the performance of the Inclinometers market 2018. It encloses an in-depth Research of the Inclinometers market state and the competitive landscape globally. This report analyzes the potential of Inclinometers market in the present and the future prospects from various angles in detail. The Global Inclinometers Market 2018 report includes Inclinometers market Revenue, market Share, Inclinometers industry volume, market Trends, Inclinometers Growth aspects.
EMEA Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) System Market 2018 - Caltex Scientific, ASC I …
The EMEA Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) System market 2018 delivers detailed prognosis on current and forecast market situation of Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) System market in the assessment period, 2018-2025 based on the market’s growth history, sales channel, and manufacturers in the Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) System industry. The report also reveals market share of product type, application and scope in detail. The Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) System report also
Ground Antenna Market Analysis by top manufacturers: ASC SIGNAL, CLAMPCO SISTEMI …
The “Ground Antenna Market” Report offers an inclusive and decisionmaking overview, including definitions, classifications and its applications. The Ground Antenna market is anticipated to reflect a positive growth trend in forthcoming years. The essential driving forces behind the growth and popularity of Ground Antenna market is analyzed detailed in this report. Market Segment by Manufacturers, this report covers ASC SIGNAL CLAMPCO SISTEMI EASAT ANTENNAS HITEC LUXEMBOURG STT-System Technik T-CZ TACO ANTENNA TECOM Industries TELERAD This Report covers the manufacturers’ data, including:
Global Surgical Sponge Market 2018 - Medline, Hakuzo, ASC, Dukal, Texpol
The statistical surveying information incorporated into the Surgical Sponge report is the aftereffect of significant essential and optional research exercises. The report fragments the global Surgical Sponge market based on makers, item compose, applications, and regions. In this report, each fragment is contemplated completely and measurements are introduced in detail. The report offers an exact outline of the global Surgical Sponge advertise covering key factors, for example, drivers and restrictions
2017 Global Warehouse Management Software Market ASC, Deposco, Infor, Oracle
Warehouse Management Software Market Research Report A market study ” Global Warehouse Management Software Market ” examines the performance of the Warehouse Management Software market 2017. It encloses an in-depth Research of the Warehouse Management Software market state and the competitive landscape globally. This report analyzes the potential of Warehouse Management Software market in the present and the future prospects from various angles in detail. The Global Warehouse Management Software Market 2017
Foil Capacitor Market 2017 - ASC Capacitors, JCC Japan Capacitor, Aerovox, K&K A …
Market Reports.biz, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the "Foil Capacitor Market" across the global, regional and country level. The report provides 360° analysis of "Foil Capacitor Market" from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the global Foil Capacitor industry, and estimates the future trend of Foil Capacitor market