Patriots safety Patrick Chung and Revolution defender A.J. Soares will join officials from Boston schools and The Sports Museum to Help educate Boston youth about bullying on Tuesday afternoon at the Tobin Community Center in Roxbury (1481 Tremont St.)
Boston vs. Bullies brings together the Boston sports community and local organizations to help stop bullying in Boston schools and communities.
Tuesday's interactive event will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and is designed to educate youth about the dangers of bullying.
Chung and Soares will be joined by Boston schools Superintendent Carol Johnson, BPS Assistant Chief Operating Office Sam DePina and Chief of Human Services and
Executive Director Boston Centers for Youth & Families Daphne Griffin.
Executive Director of The Sports Museum Rusty Sullivan will also be on hand.
"This unique event will bring together members of Boston’s sports community to help address and stop bullying among upper elementary and middle school students throughout the Greater Boston Area," a press release for the event said.
A multi-faceted campaign, Boston vs. Bullies will include public service announcements, an interactive website and educational curriculum.
"This interactive assembly ... will help kick off The Sports Museum’s dissemination of the Boston vs. Bullies educational curriculum in the Boston public schools and the Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF)," the press release said, "the initiative’s lead community partners along with the City of Boston. The lead sponsors of Boston vs. Bullies are The Highland Street Foundation and New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc."
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