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Auburn, CA Christian Science church tackles bullying and substance abuse issues

March 22, 2012

[Auburn Journal – auburnjournal.com] By Sara Seyydin

Auburn Christian Science Church and Hip Hop Congress invite public to Celebrate Youth

Kyle Baker has seen firsthand how bullying can start in his job as a youth development specialist for the Boys and Girls Club at Rock Creek Elementary School in Auburn,

“I noticed that a lot of the older kids we had there saying, ‘I get bored,’” Baker said. “They bully, act out and cause trouble.”

Baker said he has found giving kids a more positive outlet can prevent that from happening.

The Auburn Christian Science Church also felt issues of bullying and substance abuse needed to be addressed with youth. They are partnering with the Auburn Hip Hop Congress to celebrate youth and raise awareness of these topics at a public event on Saturday.  Read story»

 

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