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Anti-Bullying Gets the Spotlight at WonderCon

Pop Culture Anti-Bullying CoalitionBullying and harassment are big topics, and it’s being addressed by the Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition at WonderCon this coming weekend. Learn how to convert kryptonite into your own personal strength with Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition’s powerful panel, back at WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center by popular demand.

Jesse L. Martin of The Flash and Law & Order and the United Nations Association San Diego President Bettina Hausmann join the panel, along with celebs & experts Anthony Breznican, Deric Hughes, Dr. Andrea Letamendi, Jenna Busch, and Coalition Founder Chase Masterson.

Topics of discussion will include geek, cyber, and LGBT-bullying, becoming a hero IRL, and analyzing how media affects our attitudes toward bullying and aggression. There will be a Q&A.

End Bullying: Becoming a Superhero IRL

Sunday, 4/5/1510:30 am

Room 208

The unprecedented Coalition, which is all-volunteer and self-funded, was formed in 2013 by Chase Masterson and author Carrie Goldman (Harper Collins’ Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear).

Coalition Partners include the United Nations Association, the Anti-Defamation League, Cartoon Network’s Stop Bullying: Speak Up, CW Seed’s Husbands and several national non-profits with initiatives to end bullying, including GLSEN, International Bullying Prevention Association, Girl Scouts of America, Brave Girls Alliance and the NoH8 Campaign.

Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition at C2E2

The Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition will present three panels and an off-site mixer for celebrities, press and fans this weekend at C2E2. The event is expected to garner major celebrity participation and press. Several national non-profits with anti-bullying initiatives, including the Anti-Defamation League, are partnering with the Coalition at C2E2, in addition to local organizations. The coalition was formed by actress Chase Masterson and award-winning author Carrie Goldman.

The Coalition and C2E2 will sponsor the “I Am” Campaign, photographing celebrities and fans with an “I Am” sign, on which they write an assertive fact about themselves. Celebrities including Stan Lee (“I Am Stan the Man”), Hulk Hogan (“I Am Content), Seth Green (“I Am a Red-Headed Weirdo”), William Shatner, Felicia Day, Greg Grunberg, and Chase Masterson (“I Am Making a Stand for All of Us”) participated in this Campaign at New York Comic-Con.

The Coalition will also sponsor the:

Pop Culture Press Mixer & Anti-Bullying Blast Saturday from 7 pm – 12 am Duffy’s Tavern & Grille 420 1/2 W. Diversey Avenue, Lincoln Park, ChicagoFan Admission $10 • All proceeds go to support the Coalition’s work

The Coalition will have Booth FV3024 in C2E2‘s Fan Village.

Panels include:

End Bullying in Schools!

4 PM Friday & 5:30 PM Saturday on Fan Village Stage
Join author Carrie Goldman for a one-hour free workshop on how best to respond to bullying in schools, including strategies to manage cyberbullying, verbal taunts, and victim blaming.

End Bullying! Responding to Cruelty in Our Culture

Friday April 25, 5:30 pm in Room S403
Panelists include Masterson, Goldman, and other celebrity guests, and discussion topics include geek bullying, LGBT bullying, and cyber-bullying.

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