The Highmark Foundation and Center for Safe Schools present free film screening of "Bully" Pittsburgh families, educators, public health groups and community leaders invited to attend the special event with post-viewing discussion facilitated by bullying prevention experts

PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: Free community film screening of "Bully" and post-viewing discussion facilitated by bullying prevention experts. The Highmark Foundation, the Center for Safe Schools and the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention are proud to present this 45-minute documentary designed to promote awareness about bullying issues. Directed by Lee Hirsch, "Bully" follows students and their families over the course of a school year. It has been edited and does not include the more controversial material found in the theatrical release. The event is open to the public.

WHEN:
Wednesday, March 26, 2014; 6:00pm-7:30pm

WHO:
Rosemary Brown, Highmark Foundation Program Officer
Pennsylvania bullying prevention experts
Youth Works

WHERE:
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
118 52nd Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.

WHY:
Bullying is a widespread problem that includes and affects all; whether victims, perpetrators or silent bystanders. This community event aims to be a catalyst for change in the way we deal with bullying as parents, families, teachers and all who work with youth. Pennsylvania bullying prevention experts will offer additional insights and solutions.

The public is invited to reserve seats online at www.SafeSchools.info; walk-ins will be admitted as space allows.

About the film: www.thebullyproject.com/about_film 
About the Highmark Foundation: www.highmarkfoundation.org 
About the Center for Safe Schools: www.SafeSchools.info

Media contact: Aylissa Kiely (717) 903-0219 or akiely.tyndale@csc.csiu.org

SOURCE Center for Safe Schools



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