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News Release

Monday, October 3, 2016

Media Relations

National Bullying Prevention Month NA16208dm

WHAT: The Los Angeles Police Department's Hollenbeck Area partners with "Speak Out Against Bullying Inc." to kick off October National Bullying Prevention Month.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Extera Elementary School
2226 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

WHO: LAPD Assistant Chief Beatrice Grimala, Director, Office of Special Operations
LAPD Captain Martin Baeza, Hollenbeck Area Commanding Officer
LAPD Senior Lead Officers, Hollenbeck Area
Irwin De La O, Office of Congressman Xavier Becerra
Amanda Mejia, Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Claudia Martin, Office of Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer
Rocio Hernandez, Office of Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar
Monica Harmon, Speak Out Against Bullying, Inc.
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
PACER, National Bullying Prevention Center
Cristina Gorocica, Director, Extera Breed Campus, Extera Public Schools
300 Elementary School Students, Parents and Special Guests

WHY: To raise awareness, educate others and inspire a call to action against bullying. Join the
movement during October's National Bullying Prevention Month. It's a time when
communities can unite nationwide to raise awareness of bullying prevention through
events, activities, outreach, and education. "The End of Begins with Me."

CONTACT: For more information, please contact LAPD Hollenbeck Division Sergeant Galvan at
323-342-4130, or Monica Harmon, Speak Out Against Bullying Inc. at 424-835-1373.