anit-bully-council-paducahPADUCAH, Ky. (8/12/14) — Mayor Gayle Kaler is accepting applications for representatives willing to serve on the Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Youth Council.

The Council will assist the Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Task Force in designing prevention and intervention recommendations and strategies to address bullying of school-age children in our community.

The Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Youth Council will comprise students in middle and high school from the City and County school districts, St. Mary School System, and Community Christian Academy in addition to students who are homeschooled.

The application, which includes a minimum of a 50-word essay describing why the student wants to serve on the Council, is due Friday, Aug. 29. Applications can be found on the City’s website at http://paducahky.gov/paducah/mayors-anti-bullying-task-force. A sub-committee of the Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Task Force will review each essay and application and make recommendations to Mayor Kaler regarding appointments.

Questions should be addressed to Lindsay Parish in Mayor Kaler’s office at (270) 444-8504 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please mail applications to the following address:

Mayor Gayle Kaler
ATTN: Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Youth Council
P.O. Box 2267
Paducah, Ky. 42002-2267

The Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Task Force was created in 2013. On Feb. 26, 2013, the Paducah Board of Commissioners adopted a joint resolution with McCracken County, the Paducah Human Rights Commission, and the Guess Anti-Bullying Foundation supporting anti-bullying foundations, initiatives and programs within the City of Paducah and McCracken County.

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