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Reserve now for “Cyber Bullying & Stalking” workshop at YWCA’s Girl Talk series

July 24, 2012

Time is winding down to RSVP your attendance to the YEAR OF THE YOUNG WOMAN “Girl Talk” series event. The topic is “Cyber Bullying and Stalking.” The workshop will take place this Saturday, July 28th from 10 am – noon. It is free with a reservation. Call the YWCA Tri-County Area at  610-323-1888. The YWCA is located at 315 King Street (Park in the Permit spaces in the Evans Street lot across the street.)

Guest speaker is Colleen McIntyre, Assistant District Attorney in Montgomery County with experience on the Narcotics, Juvenile and Sex Crimes Units.

Why do people participate in cyber bullying and stalking?
1. Anger
2. Bigotry
3. Fear
4. Jealousy
5. Low self-esteem
6. Revenge
7. Righteousness
8. To get the attention of the target or others

Stalking is a term commonly used to refer to unwanted and obsessive attention by an individual or group to another person. Cyber Bullying is the use of the Internet and Cell Phones to harm other people, in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner.

The speaker is Colleen McIntyre. Ms. McIntyre is Assistant District Attorney in Montgomery County with experience on the Narcotics, Juvenile and Sex Crimes Units.

Future Girl Talk Series events cover the topics:
Advocacy – September 22, 2012
Go Green! – November 10, 2012
For information about events, please contact the YWCA at 610-323-1888.

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