On February 24, Buckets Blakes, star of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters presented the team’s nationwide school initiative –“The ABCs of Bullying Prevention” – to 500 students in Miami. Buckets incorporated the Globetrotters’ world famous flair and ball handling into an interactive presentation that addressed ways to prevent bullying by using the ABCs – Action, Bravery, and Compassion. The students at Sunset Park Elementary School had an opportunity to ask questions and actively participate as they learned the best ways to prevent bullying.
“The ABCs of Bullying Prevention” was developed in coordination with the National Campaign to Stop Violence. Globetrotter stars will present the program to over 400 schools across North America.
The Harlem Globetrotters bring their 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour to the American Airlines Arena on Sunday, March 2 at 4 p.m. For tickets and info about voting on rules for the game, go to www.harlemglobetrotters.com.