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For Our Teens Special: Bullying

For Our Teens Special: Bullying

CREATED Apr 15, 2014

Channel 13's first town hall-style For Our Teens event took place Monday, April 14.

Channel 13 invited four experts in the community to talk about the issues of bullying, sex trafficking, homelessness and Internet safety.

Our panelists were Arash Ghafoori, who works with homeless youth; Dr. Beth Creel, who works with kids and teens who have been affected by bullying; Pastor Troy Martinez, who works those caught up in sex trafficking; and Sgt. Raymond Spencer, who is an Internet safety expert with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

70 percent of teens say they have bullied at school The problem recently caught the attention of local attorney Richard Harris, who invited students to produce videos about their experiences. The problem has also caught the attention of local entertainer Justin Spencer, who recently helped construct the world's largest anti-bullying sign in the desert.

Watch segment about bullying: