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October is National Bullying Prevention Month - 1 out of 5 students is bullied. 5 out of 5 can help prevent that.

Get involved in this month long campaign uniting a nation to take action at the local level to prevent bullying -and promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion- in schools, communities and online.

Bullying Prevention 101

We have teamed up with Planet Fitness’ Judgement Free Generation® initiative to develop “Bullying Prevention 101,” a free educational resource designed to equip teachers, counselors and other educators with tools to empower students to prevent bullying and stand up for kindness. This comprehensive online module provides resources and engaging activities designed to help students develop the skills to advocate for their peers, whether you are just beginning the bullying prevention conversation in your school or taking further steps to spread kindness. The material is available for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Prevent bullying, promote kindness

Order the official t-shirt and sticker set

These custom-designed products display the inspiring message to “Choose Kindness, Acceptance, and Inclusion.” Available for $12 per shirt and $8 per sticker set (10 stickers per set), with 100% of net proceeds going to PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Order by October 7th to receive in time for Unity Day.

Available to order through end of October

Include Someone, Make a Difference

A new campaign, created in partnership with Cartoon Network’s Stop Bullying: Speak Up initiative, to inspire kids across the country to include someone at lunch, recess, or wherever it’s needed most to stop bullying before it starts. Features resources with ideas to include along with an “Include Someone” kit for educators

Make Inclusion Happen Everywhere


Event Kit Create a world without bullying kit

Resource Kit

Order the “Create a World Without Bullying” resource kit which contains print materials for at least 50 participants.

Kids Against Bullying website Kids against bullying

Kids Against Bullying

Innovative, educational website for elementary school students to learn, engage in activities, and be inspired to advocate for self and others.

Teens Against Bullying website Teens against bullying

Teens Against Bullying

A website created by and for middle and high school students, with ideas to address bullying, be heard, and lead change in an important social cause.

Questions Answered Questions answered

Questions Answered

You asked, we answered! Response options include images, 60-second snapshot, longer articles, video and poll.

Students With Disabilities Students With Disabilities

Students With Disabilities

A comprehensive overview of addressing and preventing bullying and harassment of students with disabilities.

All-In All-in toolkit


Free online, year round toolkit with a new classroom lesson each week! Create environments in which each student is INcluded, INvested and INvolved.

I Care Because

 I strongly feel that no one should be physically, verbally, and/or emotionally hurt. I think that a lot of kids have problems at home and school, and it makes them feel the need to put down others. But none of that makes it ok to treat someone else in a negative way. I think that the more everyone realizes that they matter and they are special, and that they have someone to open up to, it'll help stop bullying. 

Nancy, 28, Ca

It is just mest up to be mean or rude to some one even if its the truth.
I see it ever day and I do stop when and if I can. High school can be hard telling older kids to stop, but its the right thing to do.And it makes you a good person and people will like you more, 

megan , 14, Co.lamar

I think all students deserve a fair chance at an education.

Claudia, 32, Irving, TX

I have been bullied since Pre School and I am now in 2nd grade. I am the 2009 Minnesota You Can Do It Princess, it was a pageant for girls ages 5-24 who have special needs or challenges. I do not want any more kids to have to be picked on for any reason. Let's take a stand as one to stop this from happening to other kids!

Rachel, 7, MN

I care because...  I was bullied for four years. Being bullied leaves scars that no one can repair. Being bullied leaves you vulnerable to the harsh things in this world that can change a person and not always for the better.  My graduation paper/project this year is on bullying and teen depression.  Bulling is serious and anyone who takes it as a joking matter needs to look into the lives of those affected by it.  Stand Up.  Speak out.  The End Of Bullying Begins With Me.

Chelsie, 16, Cranberry TWP, PA

I've been bullied too. It's not so fun being called names, pushed around, or anything like that, I care because I believe that we as a world can come together to prevent bullying from happening. Bullying is a very serious cause and causes much, much damage on the victim's life. I care becuase I too was bullied. Therefore, we need to stick together and be nice to one another. If you're the bully, take a walk in your victim's shoe and see how it feels to them. Why do succh a thing to an innocent person? Thank you for reading. I really needed to get this off my chest.

Mariah, 15, Cali


PACERTalks about Bullying - Season 2

We are thrilled to return for another season with more videos featuring interviews, stories, and informational content. New this season will be the feature “Ask Us” in which we will respond to questions from students around the world.

View the Latest Video


Notifying the School About Bullying — Using a Template Letter

PACER Center has created template letters that parents may use as a guide for writing a letter to their child’s school. These letters contain standard language and “fill in the blank” spaces so the letter can be customized for your child’s situation.

(Word Doc | Pdf)

Version for a Student with a 504 Plan (Word Doc | Pdf)
Version for a Student with an IEP Plan (Word Doc | Pdf )

“What You Can Do”

This 4-part handout series provides comprehensive information for students and adults about how to help someone who is experiencing bullying, as well as how to address bullying in the community.

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Support Kindness, Acceptance and Inclusion for All Students

Become a Champion Against Bullying

Join the hundreds of nonprofits, schools, and community groups that collaborate directly with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center by using and sharing our bullying prevention resources in their communities.

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Survey Monkey Contributes to NBPC

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 50 cents to PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center, plus you'll get a chance to win $100 in an instant win game.

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