National Bullying Prevention Month NA16208dm

October 3, 2016

WHAT: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollenbeck Area partners with “Speak Out Against Bullying Inc.” to kick off October National Bullying Prevention Month.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Extera Elementary School 2226 E. 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90033

WHO: LAPD Assistant Chief Beatrice Grimala, Director, Office of Special Operations LAPD Captain Martin Baeza, Hollenbeck Area Commanding Officer LAPD Senior Lead Officers, Hollenbeck Area Irwin De La O, Office of Congressman Xavier Becerra Amanda Mejia, Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Claudia Martin, Office of Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer Rocio Hernandez, Office of Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar Monica Harmon, Speak Out Against Bullying, Inc. Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) PACER, National Bullying Prevention Center Cristina Gorocica, Director, Extera Breed Campus, Extera Public Schools 300 Elementary School 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.”

CONTACT: For more information, please contact LAPD Hollenbeck Division Sergeant Galvan at 323-342-4130, or Monica Harmon, Speak Out Against Bullying Inc. at 424-835-1373.