“BULLYCIDE” WENZ FM/Z107.9 STOPS THE MUSIC, TO HELP STOP YOUTH SUICIDES IN 2-HOUR LIVE ON-AIR RALLY

 width=“BULLYCIDE” /Z107.9 STOPS THE , TO SUICIDES IN 2- ON- For the first time ever, Z107.9 FM Cleveland ‘s Hip Hop and R&B station stops the music to declare the airwaves a “BULLY-FREE AIR ZONE” Monday, October 25th, 2010 from 6:00pm- 8:00pm. The power house station is urging the community to “JUST LISTEN” during the “Z-TEEN SUMMIT” as Z107.9 Personalities and Latin Assassin speak cand idly to students, counselors and FBI experts on the issue of bullying and cyber-bullying. Bullying has lead to deaths across the country, capturing national headlines.

In Cleveland , awareness for “Bullycide”- bullying that leads to youth suicide- has catapulted after four teenagers at local Mentor High School claim their own lives. “We’re committed to stopping the music because the dialogue is needed,” says Operations Manager and afternoon drive host, Colby Colb. “It’s two-fold; we’re embracing those being bullied and those doing the bullying in order to service the deeper problem. As a parent you don’t want to believe it’s YOUR child on either end, but its happening.” Tune in at 6:00PM this Monday to 107.9FM or online at www.zhiphopcleveland .com for the live on-air rally. Students affected by bullying are encouraged to call in during the live-rally at 216.578.1079 or stop by our Satellite Studio at Villa Clothing Store in Lee Harvard Plaza- 4071 Lee Road Cleveland , OH with Z107.9 Personalities Basheer Jones and Bijou Star. Z-Teen Summit is part of Radio One Cleveland ‘s “30 Days of Giving Back” initiative. For more information, contact Kameika Smith ““ Marketing Director at 216.579.1111 or [email protected]