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BULLYING AND HARASSMENT PREVENTION

CVUHSD is committed to providing a safe school environment where all individuals are afforded equal access and opportunities. The district's academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any individual based on the person's actual race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression. 
 
The following resources available to support students and families, however if you have any questions regarding bullying or harassment prevention that are not address on our website please contact:
 
Dr. Vanessa Landesfeind
Director of Student Support Services
(310) 263-3214
 
CVUHSD Title IX Information
 
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a federal law that was passed in 1972 to ensure that male and female students and employees in educational settings are treated equally and fairly. It protects against discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment). In addition, Title IX protects transgender students and students who do not conform to gender stereotypes. State law also prohibits discrimination based on gender (sex), gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
 

Cyber or Social Media Bullying

 

Cyberbullying or Social Media Bullying includes the creation or transmission of harassing communications, direct threats, or other harmful texts, sounds, or images as defined in Education Code 48900. Cyberbullying also includes breaking into another person's electronic account and assuming that person's identity in order to damage that person's reputation.

 

Any person that has been a victim of, or witnessed bullying or harassment via social media is highly encouraged to report the incident immediately to an administrator, teacher or other adult personnel on campus. Students have an option of reporting the incident anonymously through the Bullying/Harassment Complaint form located at the school or through the WE TIP HOTLINE at 1-800-78-CRIME (1-800-782-7463).
 
For additional information on how to file a bullying complaint at the school, please contact:
 
  • Hawthorne High School: (310) 263-4400
  • Lawndale High School: (310) 263-3100
  • Leuzinger High School: (310) 263-2200
  • Lloyde High School: (310) 263-3264

 

 

CVUHSD Bullying Information
 
Mental Health and Wellness Resources