SAN FRANCISCO --In honor of October's National Anti-Bullying Prevention Month, District Attorney George Gascón will be joined by members of his "Women's Advisory Committee" to launch "Bye Bye Bullying", a video contest for San Francisco middle and high school students.The purpose of the campaign is to increase awareness about the effects of bullying on students and to encourage positive responses towards bullying.
Contestants will create a 60 second video of one of the following themes:
1. What is Bullying? What does bullying and harassment mean to you?
2. Effects of Bullying. What is the impact of bullying and harassment?
3. Effective Ways to Respond to Bullying. What positive responses have teachers, administrators and/or classmates provided to address bullying and harassment at school?
Videos will be evaluated by a panel of Judges. Contest winners will be announced on Dec 4th. Contest winners will win prizes including iPads, sailing lessons, graffiti art classes and much more. Submission period for "Bye Bye Bullying" starts on Oct. 3rd and ends Nov.7th, 2012. For more information, http://www.sfdistrictattorney.com