When:
January 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am
2020-01-12T11:00:00-05:00
2020-01-12T11:15:00-05:00
Where:
Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
4450 Fieldston Road
Bronx
NY 10471
Cost:
Most weeks, voluntary donations are split between the work of the Society and an organization whose work in the world honors human worth.

Research shows that bullying can have severe and lasting consequences; emotional, mental, and academic. In extreme cases, bullying is often a factor in school shootings and youth suicides. Sadly, statistics show that bullying is on the rise in America.

Head shot of Melissa Schulz

Melissa Schulz

Join us in this engaging discussion on how bullying is a cultural issue and what we can all do to help eradicate it. This workshop is ideal for parents, guardians, caretakers, grandparents, educators, and anyone else that interacts with young people.

Melissa Schulz, EVP at GrayWolf Consulting, is a trainer, executive coach, public speaker, and harassment/bullying prevention expert. She works with many organizations across a variety of sectors. Her specialty is women’s leadership, and harassment prevention. Melissa also trains and coaches for No Bully, a non-profit that is working to eradicate bullying in schools around the world. Through No Bully, Melissa works with school administrators, teachers, staff and even parents on addressing the issue of bullying, helping to create safe and respectful environments where children can focus on learning. Melissa has worked with the Female Quotient to deliver confidence coaching to women executives, and is often asked to speak at women’s leadership events. Her favorite role however, is being a mom to her spirited young daughter.

Music by Lindsey Wilson.

Ethics for Children meets concurrently with our Sunday programs. Please join us!

11 a.m. is gathering time, to meet and greet one another.  We start the formal program at 11:15 and usually end about 12:30.  After that, we have a time of informal conversation with some beverages and snacks.  Please feel free to bring some snacks to share!  

Ethics Matters theme for January is Integrity: The practice of bringing together what we think, what we say, and what we do, of living our values.

Note on snow closings:  If the power is on, we’ll post a snow warning on our web page and on our Facebook page.  If the weather is iffy, please check before coming, and only come if it is safe to travel from where you are.

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