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Speaker: Kirk Smalley from the film "Bully"

Date: November 19, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Atwood Memorial Center Theatre
Description: Speakers. “This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, through their cell phones and on the streets of their towns, making it the most common form of violence young people in this country experience. BULLY is the first feature documentary film to show how we've all been affected by bullying, whether we've been victims, perpetrators or stood silent witness. The world we inhabit as adults begins on the playground. BULLY opens on the first day of school. For the more than 13 million kids who'll be bullied this year in the United States, it's a day filled with more anxiety and foreboding than excitement. As the sun rises and school buses across the country overflow with backpacks, brass instruments and the rambunctious sounds of raging hormones, this is a ride into the unknown. For a lot of kids, the only thing that's certain is that this year, like every other, bullying will be a big part of whatever meets them at their school's front doors.” (IMDB film description) Kirk Smalley is the father of one of the children who took their life after being bullied. He is going around the country promoting Anti-Bullying laws and curriculum. He would speak to our students about advocating on behalf of victims of bullying and encourage students to lobby about
Cost: Free
University Program Board (UPB)
Courtney Downing
720 Fourth Avenue South ACM 136
St. Cloud MN 563014

'Speaker: Kirk Smalley from the film "Bully"' Schedule

Date Time Location
November 19, 2013 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Atwood Memorial Center Theatre