Mayor Del Jurney presents an anti-bullying proclamation to Ann Anderson, clinical director of Counseling Associates. Pictured from left to right: Pat Lujan, Juan Oropesa, C.W. Hamilton, Ann Anderson, Del Jurney and R.G. “Bobby” Villegas. (Courtesy Photo)
R.G. “Bobby” Villegas, the Roswell Independent School District, Counseling Associates and the Hispano Chamber of Commerce kicked off their Anti-bullying Campaign last week. Mayor Del Jurney issued a proclamation naming Nov. 1 Stand Up For Character: Down With Bullying Day.
The program, which includes a hotline victims can call, is now in place throughout RISD and in Dexter. The planning has taken nearly a year as the various agencies ironed out issues of legalities and liabilities.
Villegas elaborated on his inspiration for the stop-bullying program. “When we did the Neighborhood Watch meetings, I started thinking about children. Login to read more