Saturday, February 4 -- “Bullying in Schools: A Community Symposium on Prevention and Intervention Strategies.” Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place. 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Presented by Montgomery County’s Office of Human Rights and the Committee on Hate/Violence. Moderated by County Councilmember Valerie Ervin. Keynote speaker, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Chair Martin Castro. Panelists include representatives of Montgomery County Public Schools, National Association of School Psychologists, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Gay-Straight Alliance of Walt Whitman High School. Youth advocate Johnnie Williams will also join the panel discussions. A reception will follow. Sign language interpreter services provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than 72 hours prior to the event. To request these or other services or aids needed to participate or to receive more information, call 240-777-8450 or email

POSTED AT: Friday, January 20, 2012 | 1:00:00 AM |
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