Spring Breakfast 2011- Bullying in the 21st Century
Thursday April 14, 2011
April 14, 2011
8:00 am- 9:30 am
Harvard Club
27 West 44th Street, NY
Call us at (718) 254-9134
About our Speakers:
Moderator – Paula L. Sanders, Deputy Director, Manhattan Community Service Center, New York City Commission on Human Rights
  • The Commission on Human Rights investigates and prosecutes complaints of bias-related harassment or violence. Bias-related harassment includes threatening verbal harassment, the use of force, intimidation or coercion, or defacing or damaging real or personal property.
  • City Commission on Human Rights also provides public education regarding the New York City Human Rights Law and sponsors other activities to encourage equality of treatment for, and prevent discrimination against any group or its members.
Presenter – Liz Lasky, LCSW, RAPP Coordinator
Center Against Domestic Violence
  • Ms. Lasky is currently pursuing her PhD in Social Welfare.  Her dissertation study focuses on cyber bullying.
  • Ms. Lasky directs a Relationship Abuse Prevention Program in a middle school in the South Bronx where she counsels children and runs educational workshops for students, staff, and families about bullying and relationship abuse. She recently finished her first children’s book about bullying.  She is spearheading the Jewish Alliance Against Bullying, a budding organization that will bring bullying prevention to Jewish summer camps.
Presenter – Lawrence Newman, Deputy Unit Chief – Special Victims Bureau,
New York County District Attorney’s Office
  • The Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau (CITB) was created in 2010 by District Attorney Vance in order to combat the growing number of high technology crimes committed in New York County.
  • CITB investigates and prosecutes cases involving cyber offenses committed against children as well as cyber-stalking and cyber-bullying, two prevalent criminal behaviors victimizing children, teens and adults.
Presenter – Dominick A. D’Angelo, Principal
David A. Boody Intermediate School (I.S. 228)
  • Mr. D’Angelo took the helm of I.S. 228 in 2007 and has transformed the 80-year-old school into one of the most innovative middle schools in NY City.
  • Under Mr. D’ Angelo’s leadership, I.S. 228 has become one of the city’s most proactive schools in dealing with the problem of bullying. In conjunction with the Council for Unity, the school created and staged and original anti-bullying musical, “the Dragonslayer.”
Presenter – Carla Franklin, Consultant and Anti-Cyber Bullying Advocate – Carlin Solutions
  • Ms. Franklin, a business consultant and former software engineer with degrees from Duke and Columbia business school. She owns Carlin Solutions, a boutique management consulting firm providing strategic planning, marketing services and reputation management solutions.
  • Ms. Franklin recently won a Manhattan court ruling against Google. The decision compelled the company to provide Franklin with information that could lead to the identity of an individual stalking her online.