HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny Dupree will claim Sunday as Hattiesburg's Bullying Awareness Day this afternoon.
Mayor Dupree will present an official proclamation to anti - bullying advocate Jessica Cofield.
The proclamation kicks off National Bullying Awareness Week in the United States.
Cofield is scheduled to speak to Forrest General Hospital's Spirit Girls at 2:30 p.m. today.
The event is part of Cofiled's Southeast USA tour with her powerful message of inclusion, diversity, and respect.
The meeting will be held in Forrest General's cafeteria meeting rooms.