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1 out of 5 students is bullied; 5 out of 5 can help prevent that

National Bullying Prevention Month (NBPM) and Unity Day

NBPM held during October; Unity Day is Wednesday, October 19

A month long event to prevent childhood bullying and promote kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. On October 19th, plan to wear and share the color orange — as a tangible representation of the supportive, universal message that our society wants to prevent bullying, and is united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.

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2022 Unity Day Poster

Promote Unity Day by displaying this poster in your school, home, or community. Dimensions: 24” x 36”. English and Spanish versions are available.

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Kindness, Acceptance, Inclusion T-shirt

Unity Day T-Shirt

Get the orange Unity Day t-shirt ($13) to show your support for KINDNESS, ACCEPTANCE, INCLUSION. Wear it on Unity Day, during National Bullying Prevention Month, or EVERY DAY!

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Quick Guides

The three-part handout series provides an overview of how bullying is defined, the roles involved, and helpful tips to address bullying behavior. Bullying Prevention 101, A Quick Guide for:


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

When i was younger i was made fun of and called stinky brearh and stringy hair and laughd at and my two oldest kids was hit andcalled names and now my youngest been hit by fist and had knots and been smacked with marks and teachers say or do nothing     my son has fear goin to school now      please help put a end to it

aaron and vickie, 2012, dontwanttosay

we don't need harm in school.

jacob, 12, Michigan

millions of kids are being bullied, including me, and we need to stop this ASAP! it doesn't make you funny or cool to bully someone. it makes you a jerk! i mean come on, people are KILLING themselves because of this. so why hasn't it stopped already? everyone needs to take a stand to stop this crap. me and many of my friends DREAD going to school every day because we know we're going to be made fun of by the "populars" just because we can't afford the stuff they have, and we're different. it's not fair to the kids and teens being bullied that have done nothing wrong. i hope people will stop this horrible act of stupidness! WAKE UP WORLD! stop bullying!

Callie, 13, FL

I have been bullied and still are by my sister. Family she is supposed to show me and guide me and instead she is trying to lure me to a depressed state in which leads me in a grave. Honestly it has been more tempting everyday but after reading these stories it has given me hope and courage to stand up to her someday so... thank you.

Depressed, 15, minnesota

I believe in treating others the way you want to be treated and I despise bullying and its time for bullying to end starting with us taking it one step at a time. Also my girlfriend was bullied and want to take her life but before we became a couple it was i who stopped her and told her she was worth it and was worth being on this earth and so much she has to accomplish and dreams that needs to be born.

O'Shea, 18, GA

I have been bullied in the past- and even though it wasn't as bad then what others went through, IT SUCKS! I care about each and everyone one of you. No one deserves to get bullied. I hope you all have a wonderful day!

Always remember: you will get through it! Currently my best friends are the ones who bullied me in the past. 

I love each and everyone of you💜💜.

I'm praying that it gets better,

Because IT WILL

Kate, 13, Illinois


PACERTalks about Bullying - Season 3

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.

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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)

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

“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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