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Promoting Kindness, Acceptance and inclusion

Looking for activities to creatively engage students to learn behaviors that will help prevent bullying before it happens?

CHOOSE KIND: Official T-shirt from the film WONDER benefits PACER

Join the more than 50,000 others and choose kind!

WONDER, first a New York Times bestseller, now a major motion picture, shares the inspiring take-away message to always CHOOSE  KIND. Every shirt sold benefits PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. How can you help? Easy! Just wear kind, do kind, and most of all, choose kind.

Order your shirt today!

Unity Awards

Congratulations to all the recipients of the 4th Annual Unity Awards! Special thank you to the parents, educators, volunteers, youth board members, and other supporters who gathered to recognize and celebrate the nominees who have made outstanding contributions to help create a world without bullying.

Learn more about the 2018 recipients

Video: This I Believe

Five high school students read an adaptation of an essay written by a 14-year-old, who shares what it is like to experience bullying and to be misunderstood as he tries to figure life out.


Take the Pledge Take the pledge

Take the Pledge

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

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.

Event Kit Register for Transition: Pathway to the Future- Using the IEP to Develop Transition Services

Event Kit

Order the “You're Not Alone, We're Here for You” toolkit. Activities, information, and giveaways for holding a public event at school or in the community.

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've always been left out from friends circle. they never encourage me cause i ha big dreams and belonged to small soceity. cause i had different intretsts

Aathi, 18, India

I've been bullied since my peers could talk. My wrists bleed every night. I don't want anyone to go through that. It hurts internally and externally. Help me.

Reagan, 12, Georgia

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

I was bullied in elementary and it made my life very different than how it could have been but I`m changing how I feel about myself and forgetting how they made me feel. 

My baby sister is in jr high and she is bullied and she has done things because of it that hurt her. I can`t stand to see her hurt like that.

Natassja, 16, Idaho

My parents think bullying isnt verbal but it is.....everyday I get called faggit, gay, or some other mean think.....yeah I'm a little bit feminine.....yeah im a little bit over wait....but to call me fat or gay just to hurt me is parents tell me to ignore but i cant....sometimes the things i wanna do to myself r things no 16 year old should b thinking about....bullying does a victim.....someone needs to stop this bullying once and for all

Chase W, 16, Ohio

I was bullied when i was younger, really badly and it came to the point where i wanted to kill myself. Adults say you should tell them but it only makes things worse, yea they can try fix it but that doesnt stop them.
and adults also say to ignore them aswell, but whats that gonna do eh?
nothing thats what.
because of the bullies i have NO self confidance, feeel self concious and still get a teased sometimes but now im in highschool i realised who my real mates are and they stick up for me all the time, so id like to say a great big thankiesss to them :)

Megan, 12, Uk

I once was a bully, I will never forgive myself for the things I said and did. The past few years I have become a victim. It's the most horrible thing i have ever experienced.
Seeing people that think they're superior of others because of their size, dress sense, athletic abilities or confidence is just wrong.
It's a shame that I didn't realize the seriousness of bullying until I was faced with It.
But now I want to make a difference, only it's a little hard at my age. The thing i hate most is when others make stupid decisions like bullying and it affects innocent people, so i'm doing the best i can to stop that, i just wish more people would take me seriously.

Brock, 15, Australia


PACERTalks about Bullying - Season 1

We are so excited to be launching our brand new series, PACERTalks About Bullying, where each week we will be talking about all things bullying. In our first episode, we’ll share more about PACER Center and what we do.

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 )

Student Action Plan Against Bullying

Are you an educator working with a student being bullied, a parent looking for ways to help your child change their behavior, or a student who wants to take action against bullying, but isn’t sure what to do? Develop a plan that works for you, download the Student Action Plan.

Also available in Spanish: Handout and Personal Plan

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Support Kindness, Acceptance and Inclusion for All Students

EA Play to Give

Uniting for inclusion and play. Games are for everyone — we all want to be connected and included. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention is excited to be a charity partner for EA’s Play to Give campaign in which we can all work toward creating a world where everyone can play and feel welcomed.

Learn more about Play to Give

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.

Join Survey Monkey in supporting PACER’s NBPC