East End Community Council in Bridgeport holds Connecticut Against Violence Back to School picnic

The East End Community Council in Bridgeport held the Connecticut Against Violence Back to School event Saturday afternoon.

The East End Community Council in Bridgeport held the Connecticut Against Violence Back to School event Saturday afternoon.

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BRIDGEPORT - Community leaders on Bridgeport's East End held a picnic today in an effort to end bullying among children and teens.

The East End Community Council in Bridgeport held the Connecticut Against Violence Back to School event Saturday afternoon.

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The picnic featured free book bags and a raffle with prizes that included a bike and Kindle e-readers.

Organizers say they hope to make it an annual event and inspire the community to put an end to bullying and violence.

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