Media Avisory - Calgary students will hear advice from Kids Help Phone on how
to raise their voices on Tuesday January 19

CALGARY, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - Raise Your Voice(TM), Motorola's commitment to helping Canadian youth be heard, will bring the Kids Help Phone School Tour to Alex Munro School on Tuesday January 19. 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 six stops in Calgary of the Kids Help
              Phone School Tour.

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

    Where:    Alex Munro School (427 - 78 Avenue NE Calgary)

    When:     2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
              *If this and 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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