(WJBK) - Great strides have been made to raise awareness about bullying and the toll it can take on kids, but the work is far from over.
Defeat the Label's inaugural Community Conversation on Bullying is Monday, October 17 at 8 a.m. at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.
The first annual event will bring together featured members of the community, including representatives from the fields of education, medical, legal/law enforcement, mental health, parents and students with the goal of engaging everyone to be proactive in their anti-bullying efforts within their communities.
Keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Stephen D. Smith, PhD, Executive Director of Steven Spielberg's USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education.
Tickets are $45. To register or for more information, visit www.DefeatTheLabel.com.