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Mass. Anti-Bullying Summit Hosted at Smith College

BOSTON (AP) — Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan is set to host the first annual Safe School Summit, an anti-bullying forum featuring best-selling author Rachel Simmons.

The summit is scheduled for Wednesday at the Smith College Conference center in Northampton.

Simmons is the author of “Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls” and “The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence.” She works with schools and organizations to develop strategies to empower girls and reduce bullying.

More than 100 teachers, school administrators, counselors and staff from youth coalitions have registered to attend the summit.