Media Advisory - Edmonton students will hear advice from Kids Help Phone on
how to raise their voices on Friday January 22, 2010

EDMONTON, Jan. 20 /CNW/ - Raise Your Voice(TM), Motorola's commitment to helping Canadian youth be heard, will bring the Kids Help Phone School Tour to Kenilworth School on Friday January 22. Professional counsellors from Kids Help Phone at the event will discuss how the national children's charity can play an important part in kids' personal, school and family lives.

Some of the key issues they will discuss include: the emotional and physical impact of bullying, and the importance of Internet safety.

Kids Help Phone is Canada's only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual counselling, referral and information service for children and youth.

    
    What:    Through counsellor stories, mock calls, debate and discussion,
             Kids Help Phone will provide a fun and compelling way to engage
             students and give them an opportunity to take a close-up look at
             real-world issues, and assert their right to "Raise Your Voice".
             This is one of four stops in Edmonton of the Kids Help Phone
             School Tour.

    Who:     Shawna Gardner, Counsellor, Kids Help Phone
             Shannon Freud, Counsellor, Kids Help Phone

    Where:   Kenilworth School (7005 - 89 Avenue Edmonton)

    When:    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
             *If this date does not work for you, please call immediately
             to make another appointment.

    Visuals: Local student assembly
             Interviews with Kids Help Phone counsellors
             Mock Kids Help Phone issue-driven calls with counsellors and
             local youth
    

The Kids Help Phone School Tour, presented by Motorola's Raise Your Voice program is in its fourth year. The 2010 tour will reach students in schools throughout Canada. Raise Your Voice Motorola's commitment to helping Canadian youth be heard. Raise Your Voice encourages Canadian teens to speak up and speak out, to learn how to find their voices and talk about the issues that matter most to them. Visit www.raiseyourvoice.ca for more information about the program.

CNW Group is proud to be the official newswire provider for Kids Help Phone.

SOURCE Kids Help Phone

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview with the Kids Help Phone counselling team or Motorola about its Raise Your Voice program, please contact: Lindsay Schalin, Awareness and Communications Coordinator, Kids Help Phone, P: (403) 476-0390, C: (403) 827-0180, Lindsay.Schalin@KidsHelpPhone.ca; Kathryn Hanley, Hill & Knowlton for Motorola Canada's Raise Your Voice initiative, (416) 413-4754, kathryn.hanley@hillandknowlton.ca


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