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Welcome to the Human Relations Commission Bullying Prevention Program

As part of our Embrace Civility program, the Human Relations Commission invites every member of this community to support an environment where civility, respect and responsible actions prevail.  As a means to promote civility, the Human Relations Commission held a Bullying Prevention video competition in fall of 2013.  The prompt for the competition was: Everyone plays a role in bullying:The bully, the bullied and the bystander or… The person who makes a difference! What’s your take?

Please take a moment and view these videos. After watching the work of these local students we hope you will stop and think about your role in the dynamic of bullying.

Pictured right: Human Relations Commission Chair Rochelle Ginsburg and Commissioner Ilona Sherman with Beverly Hills residents Solomon and Jax Margo who were recognized as runners up in the fourth through eighth grade category. 


Video Submission Category: Grades 4th-8th

First Place Selection: The Silent Word, produced by Sara Sacks, Sarah Yadegari and Talia Mahbouhi

Runner-Up SelectionBully Rap Music Video, produced by Solomon and Jax Margo

Video Submission Category: Grades 9th-12th

First Place Selection: Friends Matter, produced by Sarah Jensen and Sophia Lopez

Runner-Up Selection: Words Can Hurt, produced by Righteous Conversation Project Team from Harvard Westlake School

Check out the photos from the October 15, 2013 City Council meeting where participants received an official proclamation for their work to prevent bullying.


Human Relations Chair Rochelle Ginsburg, Commissioner Sharona Nazarian and Human Services Administrator Jim Latta with participants of the Bullying Prevention contest.                                               


Kendra Pfalzgraf accepts a participation certificate from Chair Rochelle Ginsburg and Commissioner Sherman on behalf of her classmates of the TV Video Production Program in High Desert Middle School Acton. Also pictured is Ken Pfalzgraf.           


See below to learn more about the Human Relations Commission's Embrace Civility Initiatives