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Iowa Bullying Summit

Iowa Bullying Summit

By Dara Newson. CREATED Nov 4, 2013

 (Des Moines, IA)---Educators, parents and students will gather for Governor Terry Branstad's second summit on bullying prevention today.

The event will be held in Des Moines at Hy-Vee Hall. This year's theme is "Mission Possible: Stepping Up the Response."

During the summit students and adults will learn how to address bullying and practical tools to eliminating the problem.

The summit's keynote speaker is Emily Bazelon, author of the book "Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy."