Hattiesburg Mayor proclaims Sunday as Bullying Awareness Day

By Kevin Wheeler - bio | email

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.

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