Kristie Mewis featured in Boston vs Bullies educational program

(June 7, 2016) - The Sports Museum is excited to announce the launch of Version 2.0 of the award- winning Boston vs Bullies educational program which includes an enhanced bullying prevention curriculum and a new All Star Team that includes: Kristie Mewis, Boston BreakersMookie Betts, Boston Red Sox; Martin Bowes, Boston Cannons; Patrick Chung, New England Patriots; Andrew Farrell, New England Revolution; Torey Krug, Boston Bruins; Aly Raisman, Team USA Gymnastics; Cydney Ross, B.A.A. High Performance Team; and Evan Turner, Boston Celtics.

Highlights of the new version include an increased number of personal stories from the Boston vs Bullies All Star Team, an increased emphasis on cyberbullying, and an enhanced, user-friendly website (www.bostonvsbullies.org) with educational tools and program assets

According to a recent study, one out of every four kids gets bullied in school. With a school-based bullying prevention program such as Boston vs Bullies, this bullying decreases by more than 25%.

It's not too late to bring Version 2.0 of Boston vs Bullies to your summer program -- and it's not too early to start planning for the 2016-2017 academic year. Whether your school has participated in Boston vs Bullies in the past or you would like to participate for the very first time, now is your chance to be one of the first to experience Version 2.0 of this award-winning bullying prevention program.

Click here to register your school, classroom, afterschool program, or summer camp for Boston vs Bullies. For additional questions regarding the new version of Boston vs Bullies, please contact Michelle Gormley at mgormley@sportsmuseum.org or 617-624-1233.

About The Sports Museum

The Sports Museum is a non-profit educational institution that has served Boston and New England for the past 39 years. Housed at the TD Garden, The Sports Museum features a half-mile of exhibits celebrating the history and character of Boston sports. Through its educational programs BOSTON vs BULLIES (www.bostonvsbullies.org) and STAND STRONG, The Sports Museum leads the way in using the power of sports to help kids build character and prevent and stop bullying.

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