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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.

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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

my friends as we speak are being cyberbullied by a bunch of guys who are calling them fat and ugly. I care because it isn't right for such beautiful and amazing people to be bullied. 
We had an aseembly at school with a father talking about how his son killed himself from being bullied, and I do not want to see or heear about anyone going through this. We need to raise awarreness

Sara, 17, Long Island, NY

Bullying is horrible. Noone should have to go through it. I was getting bullied really bad last week and it got that bad that I had to go and tell the principal's about it. Verbal bullying and cyber bullying can hurt as much as physical bullying and I don't think that the bullies out there understand that. Bullying is never a joke. It's a serious matter. It ruins lifes. Everyone needs to learn that so we can all live in peace on day. Let's try and stop bullying! The end of bullying begins with all of us. xx

Cat, 14, Au

too many get bullied for horrible reasons. It might as well be the same as war if you're doing that. We all are different. No one is the exact same. Even twins. So, I care, because we should all just really get along and learn to accept people for who they are. Only when we stand strong and united, can be make this world a better place from bullying and just be happy :)

William, 23, Minnesota

I care because it hurts me when I see people being bullied.  I want to help, but I'm to scared.  I get sad and scared when I see it.  When, I see bullying it reminds me of the Karate Kid.  Where he can't fight back because he is to scared.  

Trinity, 12, Florida

I was bullied a lot as younger kid, there was a lot of stress in my life at this time, I was moved away from home during my parents divorce. For years after that until I was 10 years old I never got over the bullying, I had no confidence until winning a pageant. After having many accomplishments I began to realize that those mean and harsh things people said about me WERE NOT TRUE. No matter what your going through always know you are not alone.

Katherine, 17, Russellville, KY

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What You Can Do: An amazing new resource to help parents address bullying situations

Posted: Friday, January 16, 2015

If your child is being bullied, has witnessed bullying, or is showing bullying behavior, you may be wondering what you can do to make it stop. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center has created a new web page called “Helping Your Child” to help you address all types of bullying situations, including those involving students with disabilities. This interactive page offers detailed information, tips, action steps, and online resources to help you develop a strategy for your child’s unique situation. Be sure to note that each section on the page expands for more resources. Learn more>>>

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

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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.