Elk Grove Mayor, Star Wars characters headline local event

2018-10-27 Anti-Bullying Workshop Sq1 sm

ELK GROVE, CA (October 29, 2018) – Well-known motivational speaker Kevin Bracy, Elk Grove Mayor Steve Ly, and characters from Star Wars®, portrayed by members of the 501st Legion, are among the special guests that will be speaking at a special anti-bullying workshop about bullying in Elk Grove this Saturday.

Teens attending the two and a half hour workshop will be treated to a pizza lunch, where they will meet with the guest speakers and community leaders. After lunch, the teens will participate in a discussion period, where they’ll discuss the topic of bullying.

The teens will be able to address their concerns and ask questions of the panelists, which also include Officer Kristopher Packwood of the Elk Grove Police Department, Lydia Ajay, co-owner of Ajay’s Karate and herself a 4th-degree black belt, Bobby Uppal, a certified drug and alcohol counselor, a representative from WEAVE, Inc., and Margaret Arsenault, executive director of Face2Face Youth Group, Inc., the event’s organizer.

Following the discussion period, there will be a short 10 to 15-minute break, during which the special guests will be available to the media for short interviews.

In the second segment of the workshop, teens will break into groups and learn some simple but effective self-defense techniques from martial arts instructors, led by Mrs. Ajay.

The workshop is being held this Saturday, November 3rd, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Teen Center USA, Elk Grove, at 8978 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624.

For more information about the Anti-Bullying Workshop visit the Face2Face website at http://Face2FaceYouthGroup.com/bullying.


About Face2Face Youth Group
Face2Face Youth Group, Inc. is a California 501(c)(3) charitable and public benefit nonprofit corporation. Its mission is to improve the social and emotional well-being of youth. To do this, Face2Face Youth Group encourages youth to spend less time on electronic devices, like smartphones, and more time at “offline” activities and events.

Margaret Arsenault, Executive Director
PO Box 582155, Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 245-7507

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