Bridgewell Attends Salem State University Symposium on Bullying

Published: October 16, 2014

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IMG_9969 photo 4On Saturday, October 5, Bridgewell Self Advocates set up a table at Salem State University’s forum on bullying and abuse of power.

The forum entitled Taking Action Against Intimidation was held at the university at Veterans Hall: Ellison Campus Center.

The panel was moderated by R.D. Sahl and included the following organizations:

  • Anti-Defamation League: Salem No Place for Hate Committee
  • Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth (BAGLY)
  • Daughters of Abraham
  • Essex County District Attorney’s Victim Assistance Office
  • Healing Abuse, Working for Change (HAWC)
  • Social Psychology of Bullying
  • A Victim of a Hate Crime

The event was presented by Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, The Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights and Social Justice, Cummings Foundation, and Anti-Defamation League: Salem No Place for Hate Committee.

Pictured above: Bridgewell Program Director Sarah LePoer with Bridgewell Self Advocates Skip, Dianna and Patty pose with Bridgewell Board Member Ann Cohen

Pictured below: Bridgewell Self Advocates pose with Salem State University President Pat Meservey, who is also receiving the Bridgewell Excellence in Service Award at the Bridgewell’s Imagine the Possibilities Gala on November 8.

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