Youth Advisory Committee Member Featured on Anti-Bullying Panel

YAC 1On November 20, 2013 a member of the Health Education Team’s Youth Advisory Committee (YAC), Christian Phillips-Gilbert, was a youth panelist at the DC Commission on Black Men and Boys entitled “A Candid Conversation on Bullying.” Christian is a sophomore at Eastern Senior High School and a first year member of the YAC. This well-attended event was held at Martin Luther King Library, organized by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton, and attended by Mayor Vincent C. Gray. YAC 2At this roundtable, YAC member Christian was able to provide a candid perspective of youth bullying in DC and highlight critical factors when developing anti-bullying initiatives in schools. For more information on the work of Christian and the other YAC members, please visit the YAC blog.

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