NEW YORK — On Thursday, April 26, when the New York City Council Committee on Youth Services takes up a proposed initiative that would require the city to establish a hotline and mobile app for youth affected by bullying, Jason Cianciotto, executive director of the Tyler Clementi Foundation, will speak about the need for proactive bullying prevention.
As a part of his testimony before the committee, Cianciotto will express the Tyler Clementi Foundation’s support for Council Member Ritchie J. Torres’ Initiative No. 376-A. He will also offer the support of the foundation for the city to enact programs and services that prevent bullying before it begins, such as the foundation’s #Day1 Bullying-Prevention Program.
Since November 2017, Cianciotto has trained nearly 350 New York City teachers, school counselors, and administrators to implement #Day1 in their schools. His testimony is slated to be a part of the hearing in the 14th-floor committee room at 250 Broadway that begins at 10 a.m.
What: New York City Council Committee on Youth Services hearing on proposed Initiative No. 376-A establishing a bullying hotline and other resources for youth
Who: Jason Cianciotto, executive director of the Tyler Clementi Foundation
When: TODAY, Thursday, April 26 at 10 a.m. EDT
Where: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 14th Floor, NYC