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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!

Learn About Unity Day

by Medha, 7th grader (LifeWithRainbow)

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

Features

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
website

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
website

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

ALL IN

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 am constantly being bullied by my "friends" and it needs to stop. they aren't all bad just a couple, but those couple of people can make the biggest difference in the world. you know what i mean?

lindsey, 13, FL

Here in Germany many teens and children are so concious of themselves and criticise others to make themselves feel great. In fifth through seventh grade I was bullied for my looks and personality. It was so hard to get through it, but I knew I would make it through if I believed in myself. I  have become so strong. I can just encourage everyone to be the strongest and most positiv you, you can be!

Aerin, 17, /

there was a forward going around the school about me. one of my frinds was the one who made it up,too. look...im sick of it. kids are killing themselves, they are getting tortured, and no one is doing anything about it! ive actually thought about and tried to commit suicide. im sorry-but people dont need to do this to each other, i wish they wouldnt---and hopefully  it stops. soon. :'(

livv, 13, denver,colorado

I care because throughout school I've seen people bully other kids and I feel that it is wrong. Not only does bullying shoot down many people's self esteem, but it also makes them forget who they are or who they want to be. This is a problem that is not handled as much as it needs to be. I care because out needs to be stopped. Period.

Joyful, 15, Pennsylvania

I care because....Someone cared about me

April , 26, Killeen, TX

i've never been bullied, but i know that it is painful on the outside, and the inside.. i hate when i see people being bullied because i don't know how it feels to be them. i want to put a stop to it.

Kyle, 11, MN

I was bullied before I switched class. I know how hard it is. I cried through four years of my life. The worst part was not having any friends. No one should have to suffer through this.

Sara, 14, Sweden

I think that bullying is unacceptable because I think that it is unfair for normal kids to be bullied like this. Kids with disabilities are usally one of the highest targets because people think that just because they are diabled that they have no brain or a friend well that it not true everyone has feelings and that they deserve to be treated right because they are just like us.

Tylan, 11, Alpheretta

Videos

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

Documents

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.

Read More

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.

Submit your organization

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