Anti-bullying rally set for Saturday in Dallas


You don’t want to miss the Anti-Bullying Rally set for this Saturday, February 25 at the Cummings Recreation Center in Dallas. Hosted by the Anti-Bullying Teen Rough-Ing Foundation, the organization is an area nonprofit created to provide awareness about bullying and the resources available in the community for at-risk children.

The complimentary event is from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with workshops, self-defense classes and food and beverages. Guest speakers will include hall of fame wrestler T-Ronn aka Simply Badd, former baseball player Omar Washington, Darren Brooks of the Basketball Academy and Marine veteran Floyd Scott.

Bullying Facts & Statistics:
• More than 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students;
• Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year;
• American schools harbor approximately 2.1 million bullies and 2.7 million of their victims.

The Anti-Bullying Rally is an attempt to educate parents and students about bully awareness, prevention and the resources available in the community. An additional goal is to boost adolescents’ self-esteem by providing coaching and team building games.

For more information, please contact Michelle Onuoha at 214-670-6876.