Three local organizations will hold a bullying workshop at Glenn Hills High School on Saturday.
The session will address how to deal with difficult people and the problem of bullying in U.S. schools.
The initiative is held in conjunction with Saving Our Sons & Sisters, the Augusta Branch NAACP and Glenn Hills High School Youth Enrichment Program, according to an e-mail.
Augusta NAACP Education Chairwoman Queenie Lawton said she hopes the workshop brings the community together to address a rising problem in schools.
“We are trying to do something to eradicate bullying because it’s not healthy for our children, and children are frightened, some of them are committing suicide and are very uncomfortable in class,” Lawton said.
The workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at Glenn Hills High, 2840 Glenn Hills Drive.