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2019 Benefit Video: We Have Hope, The Story of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center

Premiering at PACER’s Annual Benefit on May 11, 2019, this video features Paula Goldberg, PACER’s Executive Director, sharing the behind-the-scenes story which set in motion the 2006 creation of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center.

Bullying Prevention 101

We have teamed up with Planet Fitness’ Judgement Free Generation® initiative to develop “Bullying Prevention 101,” a free educational resource designed to equip teachers, counselors and other educators with tools to empower students to prevent bullying and stand up for kindness. This comprehensive online module provides resources and engaging activities designed to help students develop the skills to advocate for their peers, whether you are just beginning the bullying prevention conversation in your school or taking further steps to spread kindness. The material is available for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Prevent bullying, promote kindness

UNITY AWARDS Awards held May 22

Congratulations to our 2019 national and local Unity Award recipients.

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Michal Mishan Headshot

Los Angeles NBPC Volunteer Receives Award

Michal Mishan, a devoted supporter of PACER, was awarded the “Human Services Center 2019 Volunteer of the Year” from Community Conscience , who hosted the awards and generously provides office space rent-free to the LA bullying prevention office.  Michal received this award based on contributions to the Los Angeles Gala, Youth Advisory Board, and other PACER projects in Southern California and Minnesota.

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Event Kit Create a world without bullying kit

Event Kit

Order the “Create a World Without Bullying” event kit which contains printed resources for up to 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

I care because I used to be a bully in elementary and I seen how I changed those people's life. In middle school I was normal and did not bully anyone. In high school I was bullied, a lot. I was confused why anyone would want to be mean to me when I was always so nice. The person I bullied the most is now my best friend. DONT BULLY

Teasia, 16, Michigan

I have been bullied for a very long time now and I have not really told anyone about it yet. I feel as if people were to understan what I'm alway thinking about or what I have to go to school with every day, then they would stop. I have a long story of things that happened to me but I think kids and parents should be more accepting of the Lgbtq+ communitey. Just because I'm bisexual doesn't mean that I'm much more different than every other teen. (Sorry if I didn't spell some thing right)

Sarah, 13, Kentucky

I've been bullied before and it has made me do some things that I would not like to say. But, I know how it feels and others shouldn't have to feel such meanness for doing nothing. I stand up to bullying. 

Brianna, 13, Indiana

I care becasue my whole life i have been bullied because of my height and my love for reading and same with my sister except she was bullied because people made fun of her looks and she tried to commute suicide and so i have 3 word 'Make It Stop."

Joshua, 12, Washington state

I'm 6'-10" and weigh 300 pounds, but even I was bullied growing up. Older kids picked on me, so I picked on others. Looking back, what hurt the most was BEING a bully. Speak up. Reach Out. Be a friend.

Jim, 51, Tifton, GA

I'v been bullied and trust me, i know how it feels to want to fit in, but some people just take it too far. People have lost their lives to relentless bullies. If i share my personal experiences my comment would go on for century, but i just wanted to remind everyone out there who's been bullied that your not alone. You are beautiful in your own way and bullies just want to take that away from you so don't let them.

Imaan, 13, CA

i was bullied all the time when i first started school i was called names, i got beat up, among other things and I hated going to school. until 6th grade when i stood up to a group of kids that hurt my sister and made her cry. when that happend i decided that enough was enough. im not going to stand by and let this happen anyone. if i can do something i will
to all the kid still being bullied i say; stay strong and keep living everyday it gets better! 

jason, 16, NC


PACERTalks about Bullying - Season 2

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 | 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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