Press Release

For Immediate Release: March 3, 2016

Learn How to Fight Back Against Cyber Bullies

Cyber Bullying flyerUnion County, NJ – The teens and pre-teens of today are exposed to a growing minefield of online bullying, often masked by colorful nicknames like ghosting, swatting, trolling and catfishing. Find out more about new tactics used by cyber bullies – and how to fight back – by coming to “Bullying & Our Children” a special public discussion on Wednesday March 30, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m., at the Peterstown Community Center, 418 Palmer Street in Elizabeth.

The event is free and no pre-registration is required. Light refreshments will be served.

“Knowledge is the most effective strategy for helping your children navigate the online world safely and confidently,” said Union County Freeholder Bruce H. Bergen. “This is an important event for parents, caregivers and anyone who works with youth.”

Bullying & Our Children features a presentation by Detective Nicholas Veltre of the Juvenile Unit, Union County Prosecutor’s Office. The event is sponsored by the Freeholder Board through the Division of Youth Services of the Union County Department of Human Services.

For more information on Bullying & Our Children, visit the Division of Youth Services online at ucnj.org/youth or call 908-558-2520.

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