Teen speaker to discuss tolerance at Westlake event

Westlake City Schools, Westlake Porter Public Library and Connecting for Kids are partnering to bring speaker Justin Bachman to Westlake for a free talk on tolerance, inclusion and differences. Bachman’s presentation will take place at the Westlake Schools Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 15, at 7 p.m.

Bachman is a speaker with HonorGoodDeeds.com, an organization that empowers individuals to embrace their differences. Seventeen-year-old Bachman uses personal stories from his life to highlight things students see every day. As a high school student he will bring his first-hand perspective on the life of a teenager, and discuss challenging subjects, including bullying, inclusion, differences and the impact of disrespect. Bachman will also bring an inspiring message about the importance self-worth and being open to accepting differences in ourselves and others.

“We are very excited to be bringing Justin to Westlake to share his message of tolerance and acceptance with families and kids,” said Westlake High School guidance counselor Liz Osicki.

The Performing Arts Center is located at Westlake High School, 27830 Hilliard Blvd.

Elaine Willis

Elaine Willis is the Public Relations Associate at Westlake Porter Public Library.

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Volume 7, Issue 7, Posted 9:54 AM, 04.07.2015