‘Spot It, Stop It’ campaign talk scheduled for Tuesday night UF
Cyberbullying will be the focus of a talk Tuesday night at the University of Florida.
Donna Green-Townsend / WUFT News
Dot Maver, Heart Phoenix and Tina Meier are leading the Spot It, Stop It campaign.
Tina Meier, founder of the Megan Meier Foundation, will speak from 6 to 8 p.m. at the J. Wayne Reitz Union Auditorium. Meier’s daughter, Megan, committed suicide in 2006, and her death was attributed to cyberbullying on MySpace.
She’ll share her daughter’s story, discuss the extent of bullying in American society and share some solutions to stop it.
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