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Third Annual Anti-Bullying Youth Summit hosted by the Mediation Center of Dutchess County.

More than 100 students in grades 7-12 from the mid-Hudson Valley will gather at Marist College at 8:30 a.m. Friday for the Third Annual Anti-Bullying Youth Summit hosted by the Mediation Center of Dutchess County.

Students, teachers and experts will take part in a series of workshops and discuss what they are doing in their schools and communities to combat bullying. This year's event will include the presentation of the first Upstander Award, recognizing a group or individual that has stood up to bullying.

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Elementary school students encouraged to be a hero, a training administered by The Mediation Center of Dutchess County

Students at Ralph R. Smith Elementary School in Hyde Park participated in a day-long forum on anti-bullying Friday, September 19, 2014, which included a series of outdoor exercises that focused on learning respect, tolerance and compassion for their fellow classmates.

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Mediation Center offers Bullying Prevention Program

Students at Ralph R. Smith Elementary School in Hyde Park participated in a day-long forum on anti-bullying Friday, which included a series of outdoor exercises that focused on learning respect, tolerance and compassion for their fellow classmates. Training administered by The Mediation Center of Dutchess County and funded by Dutchess agency partner grant and The United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. For more information contact our Anti-bullying coordinator: Honey Minkowitz at (845) 471-7213. (See article)

 

Mediation Center to Receive Two 2013 Psychologically Healthy Community Awards

The Hudson Valley Psychological Association has awarded two Psychologically Healthy Community Awards to two programs of the Mediation Center of Dutchess County. The Anti-Bullying Initiative has received an award in the Non-Profit category.

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Mediation Center’s Anti-Bullying Initiative Receives Donation from Rotary Interact Students

The Mediation Center of Dutchess County’s received a $260 donation from the Hyde Park Rotary’s Interact Club for its Anti-Bullying Initiative.

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