WAUKESHA, WIS.— Barbara Coloroso, a nationally recognized expert on bullying, will speak at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at the Carroll University Center for Graduate Studies, 2140 Davidson Road, Waukesha.
The event, which is expected to last until 9 p.m., is free an open to the public. No registration is required. Parents, teens, teachers and others involved in activities involving children of all ages are encouraged to attend.
Coloroso will talk about how individuals, families and communities need to create a safe harbor for all children. She also will discuss how children:
- Need the tools to stand up for their own rights while respecting the rights and legitimate needs of others.
- Can handle conflicts nonviolently.
- Can learn how to act with integrity when confronted with difficult situations such as peer pressure to cause harm or engage in cyber bullying.
- Can learn how to develop a personal inner moral code.
Coloroso is an international bestselling author and, for 38 years, has been an internationally recognized speaker and consultant on bullying, parenting, teaching, school discipline, positive school climate, nonviolent conflict resolution and restorative justice.
The event is sponsored by Carroll University and the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.