Breaking the cycle of bullying is the focus of a new initiative for McLean County kids.
A recent study from federal education stats found one out of five students across America reports being bullied. But the McLean County YWCA hopes to combat this with Anti-Bias training.
Understanding bias is not easy, even for an adult. But the YWCA in McLean County is looking to teach children about it, with hopes to make a difference in their future.
While seen as a complex issue, they plan to focus on what kids see on a daily basis.
“Different tones, and hair textures, clothing and culture stuff.” said Melissa Breeden, YWCA, Young Wonders Senior Director
Differences that when pointed out, can be complex for a child to emotionally