Culture shock

STOMP Out Bullying’s 4th Annual Culture Shock Event to Educate Students About Homophobia, Racism and Hate: How to Watch Live

NEW YORK – One in five children in the United States experiences bullying and nine out of 10 LGBTQ+ students experience bullying at school, according to STOMP Out Bullying, the leading national bullying prevention nonprofit. intimidation.

To spark a conversation about the need to change the culture of cruelty to a culture of kindness, STOMP Out Bullying is hosting its 4th annual culture shock event, a virtual panel that will be livestreamed on this website starting at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, April 26.

This impactful event will also be broadcast live to schools across the country and beyond.

Actress Melissa Joan Hart will moderate, and panelists will include actors Corbin Bleu, Arden Cho, Garrett Clayton, Alex Newell, Hudson Yang and gymnast Laurie Hernandez.

The panel is part of National Culture Week, which provides young people with the opportunity to share and learn from the diverse cultural backgrounds and experiences of others.

The discussion will educate students about homophobia, racism and hate and give schools a model to encourage conversations throughout Culture Week and the rest of the school year.

“Our goal is for them to leave this event wanting to connect with students who are different from them, without judgment or prejudice,” organizers said in a statement.

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