‘Girl Talk’ Youth Program Counters School Bullying with Mentoring

‘Girl Talk’ Youth Program Counters School Bullying with Mentoring

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Photo by Sun StarAs a teen, Haley Kilpatrick felt the sting of school bullying, so she later started the youth program ‘Girl Talk’ to stand up to it.

The mentoring program, which pairs high school and middle school girls, aims to help younger girls deal with teasing and cyberbullying while fostering leadership skills among the older girls.

Once a week, middle-schoolers at an Atlanta girls school go to a unique homeroom session where they talk about cliques and how to deal with mean people.

(READ the story at CS Monitor)

Photo by Sun Star

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