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Monday, October 1, 2012

Stop Bullying, Get a Free iPad

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San Francisco's District Attorney is trying to give kids something to do besides pick on each other.

In honor of National Anti-Bullying Prevention Month, District Attorney George Gascón is working with the community to launch "Bye Bye Bullying," a video contest for students of local middle- and high schools.

Here's how it works: Contestants will create a 60-second video clip with one of the following themes:

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  • What is bullying? What does bullying and harassment mean to you?

  • Effects of bullying: What is the impact of bullying and harassment?

  • Effective ways to respond to bullying: What positive responses have teachers, administrators or classmates provided to address bullying and harassment at school?

The winning videos will be announced on Dec. 4. Their creators are eligible for prizes including iPads, sailing lessons, graffiti art classes, and much more.

Submission period for "Bye Bye Bullying" starts on Wednesday, Oct. 3, and ends Nov. 7. Find out more abut this cool contest here.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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