Reminder: Parent Forum on Empowering Children at 7pm TONIGHT!

Please Join Us for a CONNECT4KIDS  Parent Forum on Thursday, Oct. 2nd at 7:00pm

 “A Parent’s Guide to Empowering Children to Manage Social Conflict”


Parents and faculty of Lincoln, Willard and Roosevelt school students, please join us for our fifth Parent Forum sponsored by the Lincoln PTO.

When: Thursday, October 2nd, at 7:00- 8:30 p.m.

Where: Lincoln School Auditorium (Please enter on the Franklin side)

Who: Carrie Goldman is the award-winning author of Bulllied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear (Harper Collins, August 2012).

Carrie’s expertise has been featured on NPR, MSNBC, CNN Headline News, BBC, Fox, ABC Radio,, HLN, WGN TV and WGN Radio, HuffPost Live, and more. Goldman received her B.S. from Northwestern University and her M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management.  She lives in Illinois with her husband and three young daughters.

Please join us as we build a community of caring and foster deeper connections with our children, school and community.

Carrie will share ways parents can:

  • Teach kids how to act as empowered allies instead of as passive bystanders
  • Teach how to discern between normal social conflict and true bullying.
  •  Teach kids how to develop their own solutions for social conflict & when to ask adults for help

Bring a friend…we hope to see you there.  Inquiries please contact: Rebekah Kiefer at “rebekah.kiefer AT” or Sarah Hampson at “sarahhampson2001 AT

Fun Lunch for Friday, Oct. 3rd:  Pasta


Our thanks to Puree’s Pizza and Pasta in Oak Park and our dedicated Fun Lunch volunteers.