Hamptons Youth Bureau Partners With Local Councilwoman For Bullying Prevention And Awareness Month
Minerva Perez, Retreat Shelter Director; Detective Rory Forrestal, Suffolk County Police Department Computer Crimes Unit; Southampton Town Councilwoman Christine Scalera and Officer Melissa Powell, Juvenile Aid Bureau Officer of Southampton Town Police Department. (Courtesy Photo)
The Southampton Youth Bureau along with Councilwoman Christine Scalera hosted the final of three Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month events on Wednesday, October 23.
The seminar which focused on cyber-bullying and web crimes, featured speakers Minerva Perez, The Retreat
Shelter Director and Detective Rory Forrestal from the Suffolk County Police Department Computer Crimes Unit.
During the forum, students that entered logos for the Anti-Bullying logo contest were honored by Councilwoman Scalera with certificates of appreciation for their work from the Town Board. Following the success of all three Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month events, Councilwoman Scalera anticipates to hold the seminars annually.
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