In celebration of Anti-Bullying Awareness Month in October, which was proclaimed by the City Council, the community is invited to the 1st Annual Rock Life Anti-Bullying Celebrity Basketball Game on Saturday, September 7, from 2-6 p.m. at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center.
Mitch “The Rock” Richmond, in partnership with Calabasas Mayor pro Tem David Shapiro, presents The Launch of Rock Life to redefine strong anti-bullying awareness campaigns and its proclamation of the ban on bullying in Calabasas.
“Rock Life is a national movement dedicated to bringing awareness to the seriousness of bullying and related issues like depression, eating disorders, obesity, self-mutilation and suicide," Richmond said. "Using multi-media outlets and Entertainment Therapy, we help participants build self-esteem, create healthy relationships, and navigate the ups and downs of life with courage and confidence.
The goal is to help youth feel more self-assured, supported, connected and empowered to celebrate their lives.”
Scheduled to appear are the NBA's Bryon Russell, Chris Mullin, Gilbert Arenas, Lamon Murray, Tim Hardaway, Tracy Murray and Tyronn Lue; NFL's Erik Dickerson, Marcelleous Wiley, Matthew Hatchette, Terrell Owens and Willie Mack; actors Columbus Short and “Flex” Alexander and comedian Chris Spencer.
The game, which takes place at 27040 Malibu Hills Road, is free to the public.
For more information, go to the event facebook page, www.facebook.com/mrocklifecampaign.