Singing out against bullying at SSMS |

Singing out against bullying at SSMS |

November 9, 2017

By: Ben Strack /Herald

“I would come home crying almost every single day,” Lizzie Sider, a budding country pop singer and anti-bullying advocate, said to a room of several dozen girls on Nov. 2 in the library of South Side Middle School. “It got to the point where I was asking and begging my parents to pull me out of school.”

Sider, 19, a Florida native, has visited more than 400 schools around the country as part of her bullying prevention campaign. She is a spokeswoman for organizations such as PACER Teens Against Bullying, Global Women’s Empowerment Network and

On Long Island before her show at Manhattan’s Triad Theater last Saturday, Sider agreed to visit SSMS after Victor Lee, library media specialist, contacted her last-minute.

She said the same group of girls…..


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