Airs Sunday, Jan 1 at 11 a.m.
Every day students are tormented at school and never say a word. This week on Street Beat, host Syma Chowdhry looks at the issue of bullying.
First, Syma meets Kevin Epling and Michelle Calco, two parents who lost children to suicide after being bullied, and learns about the new law that aims to end this epidemic. www.mattepling.com www.theshabbycastle.com/kristinacalco
Then she gets information on Gloves-On, an organization that is empowering kids across the nation, from its Founder David Zawicki and Buck Head, the afternoon drive host from 98.7 AMP RADIO. www.gloves-on.com
Community Correspondent Cindy Kainz learns about the power of positive affirmations from author Denise Crittendon who’s books are aimed at helping teens develop strong self-images. www.esteemmultimedia.com
Finally, Syma Chowdhry shares her own story of being bullied as a child.