Cartoon Network, Sen. Bob Casey to Launch Bullying Prevention Flag Raising Campaign

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Cartoon Network will soon announce the next milestone in the Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign, building on the momentum of a primetime documentary introduced by President Barack Obama, a growing bullying prevention pledge in partnership with Facebook, and school-based events with Maryland’s governor and the HHS Secretary.

Joined by Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey as he re-introduces federal legislation to combat bullying, Cartoon Network President Stuart Snyder will launch a flag-raising campaign to help stop bullying in schools nationwide.

What: Launch of national Stop Bullying: Speak Up Flag Raising Campaign to engage schools and communities in bullying prevention

Who: Senator Bob Casey, Pennsylvania

         Stuart Snyder, Cartoon Network president and COO

         Aimee Carrero and Connor Del Rio, cast members from Cartoon Network’s Level Up

         Principal, teachers and students from Harding Middle School

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 10:30-11:30 a.m. ET

Where: Warren G. Harding Middle School Auditorium

2000 Wakeling Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Parking available behind the school, accessed by Dittman Street

Senator Casey, Stuart Snyder, and Cartoon Network talent will be available for media Q&A immediately following the event.

Media RSVP and Interview Requests: Dean Carson, 202-470-6760, dean.carson@widmeyer.com