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

January 5, 2018            
Pete and his Posse visit McKinley School in Davenport, Iowa

January 19, 2018
Pete and his Posse visit Blue Grass Elementary School in Blue Grass, Iowa

January 20, 2018
Creative Workshop to support Pete’s Musical- 10 to 4 at The Center

March 9, 2018
Pete and his Posse visit Fillmore Elementary School in Davenport, Iowa

June 15, 2018
Swing into Education Golf Tournament noon at Duck Creek Golf Course, Davenport, IA

October 6, 2018
Debut of Pete the Purple Bull Musical (location TBA)

October 13, 2018
Run with the Bull 5k and Youth Relays

October 18, 2018
Margarita Mix-Up Fundraiser

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