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As part of PACER Center’s National Bullying Prevention Month, children, teens, adults, schools, and communities across the country are encouraged to hold a special event to show they care about this important issue. The event can include music, give-aways, special speakers, petition signing, and more as people unite to join the movement against bullying.

New Student Event Toolkit
Need help planning a student-led bullying prevention event? PACER has partnered with Facebook to create a practical Student Event Toolkit that will make it easier to hold events in your school or community.

Draft Agenda pdf- This draft agenda can be modified to fit your needs. Design a “show” that is supported by concurrent activities.

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Information Flyer

Download this free, colorful, and informative 8 ½ x 11 (2-sided) flyer that outlines the creative resources, outreach activities, and opportunities available from PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Print the flyer and use it for your local event, activity, or fundraiser. Limited quantities of pre-printed flyers are also available by emailing bullying411@pacer.org and providing your name, organization, address, information on the event/activity/fundraiser where you’ll be using them, and the quantity being requested.

Upcoming Events

Cross-Disability Unity Day & Bullying Awareness Event

Date: 10/22/2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Vancouver, WA
Evergreen Public Schools - Tan Complex - Evergreen Room, 13501 NE 28th Street

Autism Empowerment is hosting and partnering with a wide range of local cross-disability educators, self-advocates, mental health counselors, first responders and advocacy organizations to talk about bullying prevention and advocacy for youth, teens and adults of all ages within the SW WA and Portland metro Autism and Special Needs community.  Let’s learn together and strengthen our community!

Come be part of the solution!!

What: A panel of experts, advocates and thought leaders talk about bullying within a variety of areas including education, employment and community life. This will be an interactive panel taking questions about your concerns. There were also be resources from a variety of organizations for you to take home. 
 
Cost :  FREE event for self-advocates, parents and family members of individuals with Autism or any other disability / special need. Children welcome, however no childcare is provided.
Wear Orange all day in support of Bullying Awareness & Unity Day 

Free Resources will be available  - Refreshments will be provided!

Panel members will include representatives from:

Autism Empowerment
Autistic & Aspie Self-Advocates
NAMI of SW WA
Evergreen Public Schools
Providence Children’s Center
SafeKids Clark County
Vancouver Police Department
Vancouver Public Schools
Western Psychological & Counseling Services

Information : info@autismempowerment.org or 360-852-8369. RSVPs encouraged but not required.

Autism Empowerment is a PACER.org Washington State Champion 2012 - 2014

HSA - Denison Middle School Unite Against Bullying

Date: 10/22/2014

Cleveland , OH
1700 Denison Ave. Cleveland, OH 44109

Horizon Science Academy - Denison Middle School's Anti Bullying Club will be hosting their first annual Unity Day! Students that choose to support this cause will wear orange shirts and participate in a variety of fun filled activities throughout the school day follwed by treats and prizes!

NRCIL Bullying Prevention Conference

Date: 10/22/2014
Time: 8:30am

Watertown, NY
Bruce Wright Conference Center, 1291 Faichney Dr, Watertown, New York 13601

Parents, youth and professionals who work with youth are encouraged to join us at the Bruce Wright Conference Center to learn how to prevent bullying. To register online: http://goo.gl/RHJFui or call 785-8703. Check-in at 8:30am. Conference 9:00am-3:00pm. #UnityDay

830am Registration
9am Welcome

930am Julie M. Keegan, Esq.
(DISABILITY RIGHTS NEW YORK): Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) How to Advocate for Your Child

1130am Lunch on your own

1230pm John Warneck, Health & Safety/Facilities Coordinator, Jeff-Lewis BOCES: How Our Schools Can and Are Protecting Our Students; What Is Bullying; Cyberbullying

230pm Wrap-Up/ Questions & Answers; Door prize drawing for wearing orange on Unity Day!

Odem-Edroy Independent School District Anti-Bullying Rally

Date: 10/22/2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.

Odem, TX
One Owl Square, Football Stadium, Odem, Texas 78370

OEISD will hold an anti-bullying rally October 22 at the stadium to show how Odem, Texas and OEISD is UNITED against bullying.  We will have junior high and high school cheerleaders, the high school band, a skit, elementary anti-bully songs, and a guest speaker at the event.

The Sticks and Stones of Bullying: What Everyone Should Know

Date: 10/22/2014
Time: 8:30AM

Columbus, OH
Columbus Public Health 240 Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH 43215

In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, we are offering a professional development workshop on Wednesday, October 22nd from 8:30AM - 5PM at Columbus Public Health.  Participants will be able to:

Identify risk factors and characteristics associated with bullies, victims, and bully/victims 
Analyze occurrence and effects of cyberbullying
Synthesize the dynamics of bullycide (suicide by bullying)
Apply techniques to create safe and supportive environments for young people

?General registration is $35 and ?CPEs, CEUs, and graduate credit? are ?available for an additional fee.  

Ultimate Martial Arts Unity Day - Anti Bullying Seminar

Date: 10/22/2014
Time: 5:00pm

Lakeville, MN
20137 Idealic Ave

Ultimate Martial Arts and Fitness will be hosting a Unity Day and Anti Bullying Seminar. We will be teaching all attendees tips and tricks to deal with Bullies. All students who complete this seminar will receive an official Ultimate Martial Arts BullyProof certificate. Call to register for this fun FREE Event! 

"Dear Diary" Open MIc Anti-Bullying Event

Date: 10/24/2014
Time: 4pm

Queens, NY, NY
206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria Heights, NY 11411

An Interactive Open Mic Event with NYC’s Most Talented Youth partaking in Anti-Bullying Discussions, Creative Projects, & Open Mic Performances. Hosted by author of the new hit “Dear Diary” book series, Delicia B. Davis, featuring captivating poetry from her latest book! Win prizes and giveaways!
 

Halloween/Unite Against Bullying Fun Day

Date: 10/24/2014
Time: 4:00pm

Woodville, MS
550 Natchez St.

The Fun Day event will be held at the A Step in Faith Daycare.  The Daycare will provide the children with food, drinks, party bags, a clown, face paintings, a space walk, and flyers on uniting against bullying. Local children from the community are invited and all children are asked to participate by wearing a Halloween costume or something orange to the event. The cost for the event is free. The purpose of this event is to encourage positive social skills. 

Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying

Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 10am

Grand Portage, MN
Community Center, Upper Rd

Community of Grand Portage taking a stand against bullying in our Native American community.

The End of Bullying Begins with Me: Pledge-Signing

Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 8:30 AM

Las Cruces, NM
139 N. Main St.

The Doña Ana County Community Unity Coalition Against Bullying is sponsoring a pledge-signing event Saturday, October 25th, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Placita during the Las Cruces Farmers and Crafts Market.  Everyone who signs the pledge to end bullying "beginning with me" will receive a poster.  

United We Walk- Against Bullying

Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 11am

Weirton, WV
3012 Elm Street

We are hosting a walk at the Panhandle Trail. There will be speakers, an educational table about bullying, face painting, games and more. Our walk will be 3 miles long. Half of our proceeds will be donated to Pacer. 

Zumba against bullying

Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 2pm

West Des Moines, IA
4444 Fuller Rd West Des Moines / Valley Community Center

Zumba Masterclass for adults and teens. 
Zumbakids and Creative Dance class for children 3 - 10.
We will have an afternoon full of fun activities, Wellness booth and more.
You can pre-register at www.vccsports.com
100% of the donations will go to Pacer

5k Run- "NO MORE RUNNING!"- Don’t Bully ME!-The Crusade

Date: 10/26/2014
Time: 9:00 am

Fort Worth, TX
1541 Merrimac, Fort Worth, TX 76107

HMPA Inc. presents the 7 month anti-bullying crusade located in Fort Worth,TX.  Local business, community leaders and residence are taking a stand against bullying and walking to bring awareness to the community.  The walk starts at Clearfork Food Park ,1541 Merrimac, Fort Worth, TX 76107 and around the trinity river trails.  We encourage all come out to support!

One Block Walk Against Bullying

Date: 10/27/2014
Time: 5:30pm

Winsted, MN
Mill Reserve Lake Park

One Block Walk against bullying is truly a one block walk were a group of community members brought together by a Girl Scout Troop come together to bring awareness to our communities.

Bully Free Friendship March for Treats

Date: 10/28/2014
Time: 3pm

Barboursville, WV
500 Mall Road, Center Court

Ending the month of National Bully Prevention Month, the Huntington Mall will be marching against bullying behavior with the second annual Bully Free Friendship March for Treats!

From 3p-6p head to center court for pre-registration and fun activities.
3p-6p:
•	Arts and craft activities
•	Captain McFinn and Coral Rose photo booth sponsored by JCP Portrait Studio
•	FREE 8x10 of your child in their costume at FLASH Digital Portraits
•	face painting and temporary tattoos
•	special mall sales just for this day
•	Meet Captain McFinn and Coral Rose
•	Sign the Bully Free Pledge
•	Dancing entertainment
•	Fashion Advisory Board (FAB) Costume Contest.  FAB will be scouting the crowd for their favorite costumes in the 0-3, 4-6, and 7-12 age division. 
•	Mall Pumpkin decorating contest- pick your favorite store’s pumpkin for a chance to win! 
6p-8p
•	Line up for the Friendship March for Treats with Captain McFinn and Friends leading the way! Posters with inspiring messages such as "Be a Buddy, not a Bully!" will be available for every child or bring your own! 
•	At the end of the evening winners will be selected for the costume contest and the mall pumpkin contest.

Bullying Prevention 5K/1 Mile Fun Run/Walk/Roll/Crawl/Stroll

Date: 11/1/2014
Time: 8:00 am

Panama City, FL
Panama City Beach, FL

Bullying Prevention 5K/1 Mile Run/Walk/Roll/Crawl/Stroll to bring awareness to bullying.

6:30 am Registration
8:00 am 5K Run
9:00 am 1 Mile

Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying

Date: 11/14/2014
Time: 5:00 PM

Ada, OH
525 S. Main Street

Beta Alpha Psi (accounting honorary) at Ohio Northern University is holding the first ever Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying. The event will be held on campus and is opened to anyone who would like to participate. It will be a 5K across ONU???s beautiful campus, with opening events starting at the fire pit. There will be a bonfire going throughout the run. Pizza and s'mores be provided after the run.

Step Off Stop Bullying

Date: 11/22/2014
Time: 5:00 pm

Rocky Mount , NC
Rocky Mount Middle School 841 Nash St. Rocky Mount, NC 27804

The purpose of this event to raise awareness about bullying.  It is our hope to raise awareness as well as offer solutions for children and families that have or will encounter bullying.  Each year we have a guest speaker to inspire, motivate, and provide words of encouragement to the attendees