Stand Up With Us

Posted on: October 23rd, 2014

 

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Today, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, along with many other companies and organizations, announced a new community campaign, Stand Up Orlando, to support the Zebra Coalition and the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center’s UpStanders programs in raising awareness and education to prevent bullying.

 

 

Zebra Coalition is proud to roll out our refreshed anti-bullying campaign for all middle schools, high schools and charter schools in Orange County Public Schools. Now in its fourth year, our new campaign focuses on issues of cyber bullying, name-calling and demonstrates to young people how to stand up and speak up in support of those being bullied.

 

 

Thanks to this partnership, Zebra Coalition will be able to offer an Outreach Coordinator position who will provide education resources, workshops and support to teachers, parents, students, faith based organizations, businesses, after school programs and many other community organizations.

 

Zebra Coalition Director, Dexter Foxworth, shared “Our goal is to equip and educate our entire community on how to recognize bullying and how to support those being bullied, the bystanders and the bully. We hope to inspire everyone to stand with us and show our community’s youth that together, we stand behind them and support them.”

Zebra Coalition Director, Dexter Foxworth, with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

 

A very special thanks to the following for their support and for Standing Up to prevent bullying in our community:

 

Mayor Buddy Dyer

The City of Orlando

Florida Hospital for Children

Universal Orlando Resort

Wayne M. Densch Charitable Trust

Golf Channel

Nemours Children’s Hospital

Insomniac

Tavistock Foundation

Walmart

Westgate Resorts Foundation

Charity Challenge

Ana G. Mendéz University

I-Drive Nascar Indoor Kart Racing

Florida Blue

The YMCA

Boys and Girls Clubs

Special Olympics

FOX 35

The Orlando Magic

Orlando City Soccer

Orlando Solar Bears

Orange County Public Schools

Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center

Orlando Police Department

The City of Orlando’s after school programs and community centers

 

Will you Stand Up with us? Donate today and show our community’s youth that you support them.

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