Lobby Day in Tallahassee

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Posted on March 6, 2006 - 8:52pm by Anonymous.

2006 Safe Schools Summit and Lobby Day
March 12 to 14, 2006
Once again, Equality Florida and the Safe Schools Coalition are hosting the Annual Safe Schools Summit and Lobby Day. This is our sixth year of providing students, educators, parents and youth advocates with the resources to build support for the passage of a uniform statewide student safety and anti-bullying bill.
The student safety bill is modeled after laws passed in eight states that have proven effective in reducing bullying, harassment and violence.
Everyday in Florida's schools, hundreds of students experience harassment, bullying and violence. When students aren’t safe, when fear occupies their minds, learning is impossible.
Get involved in the fight to make Florida schools safe for everyone.

Click here to complete an online application form. All forms should be completed by March 3rd. Students under the age of 18 must have a completed permission form to attend. Please see the online registration form for more information.

If you are unable to travel to Tallahassee this year but want to have a meaningful impact on our Lobby Day, you can sponsor a student who might otherwise be unable to attend. Click here if you would like to sponsor a student needing a scholarship to attend.

Note: If the above links are not visible, please cut and paste the following URLs into your browser:

Application: http://ga4.org/Equalityflorida/events/safeschoolslobbydays2006/details.tcl

Scholarship:
https://secure.ga4.org/01/safeschoolsummitscholarship?preview=f

For more information, contact:
Event information: Mallory Wells, 407-648-4645
Registration problems: David Costa, 727-490-0963

HOTEL INFORMATION (Please book your room ASAP)

Red Roof Inn
I-10 at US 27, exit #199
$52.99 a night plus tax (two adults and two double beds)
850-385-7884

Days Inn (Tallahassee North)
2800 N Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL
$59.00 a night plus tax (two adults and two double beds)
850-385-0136

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