Helping Quad City urban students realize their full potential - in school and in life

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Hi Friends! Welcome to my page!

Here, you will find information about my school programs and upcoming events.

My mission

is to help youth effectively and responsibly navigate the social world by teaching and cultivating positive social/emotional skills that support safe, nurturing and inclusive environments for ALL residents.

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I have been having a great time visiting schools and neighborhoods, meeting awesome new friends, just like you. Many kids, teens and grownups have joined my "Bee a Good Neighbor" Campaign to end Bullying. You are invited to join too. I have discovered that the more we work together, the stronger WE become. When we treat ourselves and others with respect and kindness, and remind others to do the same, WE CAN MAKE BULLYING DISAPPEAR.

School Program
I travel with my best buddies, Juan and Curtis, the awesome hip-hop dance duo who make up RE-FL3X. Together, we teach lessons about personal responsibility and respect through music, stories and dance. The Posse sometimes joins us too. They are young, talented dancers and musicians who bring lots of energy and excitement to our positive message.

We'll be traveling to neighborhoods and schools looking for people to join our Posse. YOU are invited to join too…if you BEElieve in the words of the three wise BEE's:

BEE respectful and kind to yourself

BEE respectful and kind to others

BEE respectful and kind to the World within which you live

Posse and Pete


Learn more about my school programs here!

Call my friends at QC United (855-485-4445) to schedule a Pete the Purple Bull appearance at your school or community event; or email Kim at


October is bully prevention month
Run with the Bull 5K race

Get Race Information HERE

Come for my 4TH Annual Awesome Party to help me celebrate all the good things happening in the Quad Cities to ensure our multi-city community is welcoming and safe for everyone. You'll enjoy an afternoon of free family entertainment, games, art activities and special treats.



Upcoming Events

QC United

August 18th
Freedom Festival East Moline, Illinois Noon to 2pm Pete and his Posse will
Provide anti-bullying information and Photo opportunities

August 19th
Pete attends Rascal's Birthday Party;Modern Woodmen Baseball Stadium 
4pm to 7pm

August 25th
Pete and his Posse ride in the Moonlight Parade, Silvis, Il 8pm

September 9th
Music in the Park, East Moline
2pm Pete will there for pictures

September 16th
1pm QC Reading Adventure sponsored by the QC Times. Pete and his Posse
share anti-bullying information and perform some Hip-Hop Dance
3pm Hispanic Independence Day Celebration
East Moline, IL. Pete and his Posse perform

September 22nd
8am NAMI Walk. Pete is there cheering the Walkers and posing for pictures.

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QC United
P.O. Box 1388
Bettendorf, IA 5272
(855) 485-4445