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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Individuals from across the nation — and around the world — unite with the powerful message that bullying should never be a part of childhood. 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.

Free Film Screening! The Upstanders | A film about resilience and the power of connection

Join us for a live screening of The Upstanders documentary, followed by panel discussion on Monday, October 26 @ 7:00pm ET.

Free to register

Free Webinar: Cyberbullying Prevention

Designed for parents, professionals, and youth this webinar shows that we all have an important role to play to address and prevent cyberbullying. Hosted by the Tourette Association of America on Tuesday, October 27 @ 7:00pm ET.

Free to register

Spookley the Square Pumpkin, A Digital Toolkit celebrating kidness, acceptance, and inclusion

Spookley the Square Pumpkin

"Stop Bullying Before it Starts" Toolkit (pre-school to 3rd grade)
Spookley is a square pumpkin who lives in a round pumpkin patch world. This online toolkit includes resources educators can use to effectively present The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin  with downloadable lesson plans and other activities that teach bullying prevention and character values.

Access the free, online toolkit

Win Prizes for the Classroom

Students with Solutions, sponsored by Planet Fitness’ Judgement Free Generation®, is an initiative for students to share their creative interpretation of what it means to be intentional with acts of kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. All entries are eligible to win prizes for the classroom. Open to grades K-12  through December 31, 2020.

Get Started!

Unity Day — Wed., 10/21/20

Wear and share ORANGE to show that we are together against bullying, and united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.

Include Someone, Make a Difference

A campaign, created in partnership with Cartoon Network’s Stop Bullying: Speak Up initiative, to inspire kids across the country to include someone to stop bullying before it starts.

Learn What It Means to Include
Order the resource kit
Inclusion activities for Kids

Covid-19, Distance Learning, and Cyberbullying Infographics

Download and share

Distance Learning ideas

  • New! - Access ALL-IN, a free online bullying prevention module now adapted for distance learning options for K-12 students
  • Encourage younger students to submit their questions to “Ask Carmen,” a member of the “Club Crew” who knows a lot about bullying and gives great advice to kids
  • Watch the videos featuring authors from the NBPC Book Club reading their stories


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

Some people are mean. I used to be Bullied and it really does Hurt!

Brandon, 15, McColl sc

I am bullied and it hurts because your bullie makes you feel bab about youself. I think bulling dosen't just hurt you ,it hurts the bullie as well.
* : D

riley, 10, ga

bullying is mean and I don't like it.

Ethan, 7, Washington State

Simply enough, ive been to six schools. Every single school, ive been bullied...but someone told me a quote one day. Don't give up now, because things will get better. It might be stormy now but it can't rain forever.

Nevaeh , 15, Missouri

My son suffers from anxiety and he IS the bully.  It is part of his defense.  If he bullies others, he gives them the reason not to like him and in his mind, he maintains control of the rejections.   I care because I want to help him stop. He really wants to stop too because he really just wants friends, he is just so scared of rejection.

Michelle, 36, MN

Nobody deserves To be Bullied!!!!! And if your Getting Bullied Honelsty Agree With the Bully He Wnt Have Anything else To say I Know It will Hurt Inside But Sometimes It hurts So Like If they Say YOur Fat Or Overweight Say I Know That Will Just Make Them Mad

Reina, 12, San diego

I've been bullied ever since being in school,and now a JR in high school it's gotten worse because I'm different, although black I act white and tend to do alot of things white people do. So I get picked on..I have self-esteem and self-confidence issues so it doesn't help. I self-harm becuause of..I want it to stop to 

Asia, 16, Saint Louis, MO

bullying affects peoples lives around the world and no one should feel less about themselves or insecure about themselves. everyone is beautiful and perfect in their own way.

Sara, 17, NY

i once was bullied i dont want no one to feel hopeless like i did i want to help the victims and others.. We all have a story and it needs to be heard. It is not fair to the parents who lost a child because of bullying its not fair to no one we need to stop bullying before its to late for others and our loved ones

brianna , 17, Holden Mo

I hear the pain and despair from students, and know adults that still hurt from things people did or said in school.  I'm a teacher, and every teacher at every school can make a difference in a student's life by standing up to the bullies.  We have to say no to bullying EVERY TIME, EVERY DAY.  Kids who are bullied can't think about Math or Science.  We want students to THRIVE, not just survive one more day.

Marcie, 52, California


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.

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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