Kick Off to “National Bullying Prevention Month” NA19138dm

September 30, 2019

WHAT: Speak Out Against Bullying Inc. partners with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Rampart Area, and Chuck E. Cheese, to kick off, “National Bullying Prevention Month.”

WHEN: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: MacArthur Park Elementary School 2300 7th Street Los Angeles, Ca 90057

WHO: California Assemblymember Miguel Santiago, 53rd District LAPD Assistant Chief Robert Arcos, Office of Operations LAPD Deputy Chief Dominic Choi, Operations Central Bureau LAPD Captain Alfonso Lopez, Commanding Officer, Rampart Area LAPD Rampart Area Senior Lead Officers LAPD Metropolitan Division Mounted Unit Angie Aramayo, Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, Public Engagement Monica Trasandes, Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Jeanne Turner, CEC Entertainment Monica Harmon, Speak Out Against Bullying Inc. Heidy Ortega, Principal, MacArthur Park Elementary School Special VIP Guest Chuck E. Cheese Character 500 Elementary students Parents and Special Guests

WHY: To raise awareness, educate others, and inspire a call to action against bullying. Join the movement during October’s National Bullying Prevention Month. It’s a time when communities can unite nationwide to raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, activities, outreach, and education. “The End of Begins with Me.”

VISUAL: Chuck E. Cheese character will be escorted onto the schoolyard by LAPD Mounted Unit personnel. Students will stand and take the anti-bullying pledge. Artwork by students on will be on display.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact LAPD Sergeant Marcy Garcia at (213)484-3058, or Monica Harmon at (424)835-1373.