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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

We have reached a tipping point when it comes to bullying. This is a totally different era and bullying is not harmless's downright deadly. My heart breaks with each new teen suicide that occurs. We CANNOT simply stand by and pretend this is not happening or that it's "part of growing up". Everyone should do something, no matter how small, to contribute to the effort to stop this bullying pandemic. We all have a lot of little chances that pop up every day in our lives to do something about this. Don't turn the other cheek. Help in any way you can.

Shane, 34, Texas

hi my name is mitchell in school  pople will tell me i my fat . and fat  all day  i cam aeromexico  i got  sad  very day  popie make fmmy of me because i had add  . but demilouto and me went threw the same thing  2 yers i  was happy

mitchell, 10, patutugai

i care because i feel alone and i get bullied by sommeone who i thought cared about me treats me as if their disgusted. they say mean things like fat, ugly, their dissapointed in me cause i cant be the person they want me to be. and ive tried self harming and at first it helped but now i'm scarred for life. and the words they've said are hurtful and they will always haunt me and i got pushed in front of a seeding car because someone i thought cared thinks my sister is better than me and they think im fat and ugly and that i shouldn't deserve the privelge to live. so now i deal with self image issues and i hope one day i can put this all behind me .

sian cross, 15, south wales

I have been a victim of bullying myself and at my adult age, the emotional scar is still there. I care because I hate to see young people get hurt physically and emotionally. Nobody deserves to be bullied! Spread love! Stop hurting each other. 

Maria, 45, Las Vegas, NV

I was bullyed all throughout elementry school. The pain i had from all the negativity was terrible. I still remember the words they said. I will never remember what they looked like, if they were popular or not. The bullying that I went through was so bad that I felt depressed. I never want to see it happen to someone. No one should ever go through that. But if you are, understand that you are not alone.

Sierra, 14, CA


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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