Submitted by ub on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 13:01

The New York City Charter School Center, leading elected officials and Miss New York Kaitlin Monte will visit several charter schools across the City to discuss cyberbullying prevention and ask teens to fill out an online survey about their own experiences. State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx / Westchester) and Assemblyman William Scarborough (D-Queens) worked to develop the “Click, Comment and Create Change” questionnaire to gather necessary and immediate data that will help the formation of new legislation that will crack down on cyberbullying. The action comes in the wake of the suicide earlier this year by the 14-year-old Buffalo victim of cyberbuylling Jamey Rodemeyer. The survey can be found at

NY State Senators Jeff Klein, David Carlucci and Eric Adams; Manhatttan Borough President Scott Stringer, Assemblymembers William Scarborough and Francisco Moya, New York City Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito; other leading elected officials; Miss New York Kaitlin Monte; Bullying Expert Perry Aftab; Rising Hip-Hop Star, Jason Black; New York City Charter School Center CEO, James Merriman; New York Charter Parent Action Network Director, Valerie C. Babb will hold a news conferences on 12/14 to discuss new cyberbullying legislation and launch of student survey, “Click, Comment and Make Change”

Manhattan kick-off event and press avail, 10am, Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation, 410 East 100th Street

Queens 12:30pm: Renaissance Charter School, Jackson Heights, 35-99 81st Street

Brooklyn 2:30pm: New Beginnings Charter School, 82 Lewis Avenue, Bed-Stuy

Wednesday, December 14, 2011