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Mediation Center offers Bullying Prevention Program
Students at Ralph R. Smith Elementary School in Hyde Park participated in a day-long forum on anti-bullying Friday, which included a series of outdoor exercises that focused on learning respect, tolerance and compassion for their fellow classmates. Training administered by The Mediation Center of Dutchess County and funded by Dutchess agency partner grant and The United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. For more information contact our Anti-bullying coordinator: Honey Minkowitz at (845) 471-7213. (See article)
Anti-Bullying Youth Summit 2014
Join us in our upcoming Anti-Bullying Youth Summit for 2014
Program: 9:00am - 2:30pm
Location: Marist College
Poughkeepsie, NY 12590
The Mediation Center would like to thank our generous sponsors who are supporting this event.
|Bronze - $250|
Join with us! Become a sponsor, Sponsorship information here
Youth workshop presenters needed! Proposal packets available here.
The Mediation Center of Dutchess County's Upstander Award
Middle School and High School Student Organizations (Grades 7 – 12) and middle school and high school students (individuals, grades 7 - 12) will be recognized for their projects/service/dedication to a concept of bullying prevention or intervention during a ceremony presenting the Upstander Award. This event allows organizations of all sizes and types, and individuals, to be acknowledged for the work they have done to stand up to bullying in their school community. Click here for more information
National Bullying Prevention Month
October is National Bullying Prevention Month
Click here to learn tips on how you too can be an UPSTANDER and not a bystander.