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#yeswewill Change the Culture of Cyberbullying
Media Advisory
9/18/2014
#yeswewill Change the Culture of Cyberbullying
What:
A partnership to reveal a region-wide campaign against cyberbullying including:
  • Speeches from student trustees, and York Region District School Board, York Regional Police and York Catholic District School Board officials.
  • An engaging video depicting the need for change and the power of youth as drivers of change.
  • A live Twitter feed for students to tweet their support for cyberbully-free communities.
  • A t-shirt and postcard for each participating student.
  • The launch of our #yeswewill hashtag.
 
When:
Monday, September 29, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
 
 
Where:
Aurora High School Gymnasium
155 Wellington St W, Aurora, ON L4G 2P4
 
 
Why:
This launch signals the first in a series of events aimed at:
  • Raising awareness about cyberbullying.
  • Decreasing the number of incidents in our schools and communities.
  • Building healthy, safe and inclusive cultures and communities.
  • Strengthening partnerships that empower all members to change the culture of cyberbullying.
 
 
Who:
In attendance will be:
  • Over 300 York Region District School Board and York Catholic District School Board students.
  • Student trustees from both boards.
  • Representatives from York Regional Police, York Catholic District School Board and York Region District School Board.
  • Trustees.
  • Community members.

For more information contact:
Christina Choo-Hum
Public Affairs and Communications
York Region District School Board
Tel: 905-727-0022 ext. 2527
Sonia Gallo
Manager, Communications
York Catholic District School Board
Tel: 905-713-1211 ext. 13003

 
 
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