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We Will Generation™

Students leading the bullying prevention movement

Today’s generation of students is ready to take action and uniquely positioned to prevent and stop bullying. The WE WILL Generation is an exciting new initiative that uses a students-teaching-students model.

Ask Carmen

Carmen is a member of the Kids Against Bullying “Club Crew”, and she knows a lot about how to prevent bullying. She gives great advice about bullying to kids around the country.

Read what Carmen said to other kids, and ask her your own question!

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I Care Because

Bullying is a crucial thing in the world and it needs to be stopped. I strongly believe that if everyone helps out to stop this major issue, we can make a difference! So everyone who ever sees bullying, prevent it by bully proofing! Stand up to him/ her, and make a difference!!!! :)

Katherine, 12, NY

Bullying needs to stop now. I've been phisically and mentally bullied since kindergarden and now in high school. It has ended for me and needs to be ended for others.

Sue, 14, FL

I onced was bullied sometimes i still am i stick up for people who are bullied. i was bullied cause of how slow i learn im not the fastest learner but i try, i get made fun of cause i fail almost every test and quiz. But now i try to get better and i still am. No one should be bullied if there getting bullied then the person bullying them is jealous of him or her. I wanna change the world i wanna stop bullying 

Reagan, 13, VA

I have been bullied all my life, and i dont want people to feel the way i feel because almost every day i wake up unhappy. I want everyone on here to know that they are beautiful and deserve to start the day happy. Love you all!

Jeanna, 13, USA

children dont deserve to be picked on , for someone to single out an individual because there different. it can make people do horrible things , make them feel alone , like there nothing special , like no-one cares . ive been bullied before and i know how horrible it makes someone feel. they kept calling me fat and chubby and they just mulipulated me . i had friends who really cared but at that point i didnt even fell that they cared because i thought i was alone . it went on for about 6 mounths untill i realized how much my friends cared . i told my teacher and it all got sorted out they never dd it again. But some children cant  make it stop which is why they need help . SO HELP STOP BULLYING AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE ! 

Rebekah , 12, England

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Your Story is Powerful

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

This past October, Michael and Marisa, two inspirational spokespersons for PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, hosted the “Your Story is Powerful” event to give teens across the country an opportunity to share their personal experiences with bullying. We received many entries and thank everyone who participated! Josh, who is 14 years old, was randomly selected to receive the MacBook Air. Here is Josh’ story about bullying:

It all happened one day at recess in 3rd grade. I was on the swings pumping my legs back and forth in a rhythmic pattern, when suddenly the rhythmic pattern came to a halt and my life was never the same. Two girls, who appeared to be in 2nd grade, came up to the swings and started calling me ‘handicapped.’ Then they proceeded to tease me and sing in a tuneful, but tasteless song; ‘handicap, handicap, handicap.’ I knew that I shouldn’t let this incident go unnoticed, because, after all, they were bullying me. My friend, who was sitting next to me at the time, told me to a) ignore them and b) tell a supervisor. So we went to seek the assistance of a supervisor and told her what happened. She then came with us to the scene of the incident and punished the two girls by sending them inside.

For those of you who think that I was being a tattletale, I wasn’t. From that point on, I knew that I would be a strong advocate for people with disabilities. Now I am involved in my community by spreading the word around to end the “R-word” even if it is just fellow classmates I am spreading the word to. My hope is that my friends will tell their friends and eventually start a chain reaction, showing that one person can make a difference in their community. This is also an example of actions speak louder than words, because even though words can hurt, we as humans can overcome them and take a stand. This incident has helped to shape the person that I am today, and my message toward my other friends and peers to be more inclusive and advocate for what they believe and value.

Again, thank you to Michael and Marisa for hosting this event and for their continued support of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. With events like “Your Story is Powerful,” students can continue to raise awareness about the importance of bullying prevention.

Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014

A social action organization, NO BULL Challenge inspires teens and young men and women (ages 13 to 23) from around the world to take a stand against bullying and to promote digital responsibility, leadership, and social action through filmmaking and social media. NO BULL Challenge provides state-of-the-art digital platform as well as the motivation to develop powerful short films, public service announcements and vines that spark dialogue about bullying. For more information on how to enter the challenge and be a change maker reaching millions, visit: www.nobullchallenge.org. Challenge deadline: February 15, 2015

Learning with the Club Crew: A new bullying prevention activity for elementary students

Posted: Monday, December 08, 2014

PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center has created a new resource to help teachers and parents engage children in the conversation about bullying: Learning with the Club Crew. On this new interactive web page on KidsAgainstBullying.com, kids will meet each of the Club Crew members and answer several thought-provoking questions that will change how they view and respond to bullying. Learn more

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PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center is excited to announce our new partnership with SurveyMonkey Contribute and a new way for anyone to give thier support! Sign up and you will receive surveys by e-mail from SurveyMonkey customers who need your opinion. For every survey you take, SurveyMonkey will donate $0.50 to PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center, and you'll get a chance to win $100 in an instant-win game.

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All About Bullies . . . Big And Small

A CD for young children, and winner of a Grammy for Best Children’s Album, All About Bullies … Big and Small is a collection of music, poetry and storytelling designed to put an interesting and heartfelt twist on bullying prevention, so that young learners can identify with the topic in an age appropriate manner. The artists all generously contributed their time and talents. 100% of the profit proceeds are donated to PACER’s Kids Against Bullying initiatives.