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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

I hate when people bully because, it's sad to see it happen! I sometimes imagine if I were in that position, I know that I would'nt like it at all. My friend got bullied for being different!! You are you, and only you, being the same is boring! Don't copy someone because you like their clothes! And most importantly DON'T LET ANYBODY CHANGE WHO YOU ARE!!!!!!!!! If you are getting bullied, tell a teacher or parent right away, stand up for people!

Anna , 12, San Antonio, Texas

I have seen many people be bullied. I have never been bullied, but I try to stand up for the kids who are. I've fought kids just to get them to stop bullying other kids. I feel bad for the kids that get bullied. I guess I'm kinda in a group of friends, but I still hang out and be friends with everyone. If you run in to me you'll probably see me in a kinda country/rebel crowd, but I'm friends with anyone who would be friends with me.

Jojo, 13, North Georgia

Bullies think that they are cool by picking on other people but BULLYING IS NOT COOL.Sometimes bullies come from violent or disagreeable families or think it is the right thing to do but it is not . I recently have been bullied by a girl at my school but she has become kind of friendly now which i am glad of. She used to write my name on the board for no reason and be unkind to me what I dont understand is why she was nice to everybody else and not me . Nobody stood up for me but one girl who saw me lingering around the board wanting to rub my name off she told me that i had done nothing wrong and to rub it off so i did . I never have any friends anymore but i really like reading so i read in break time . REMEMBER YOU ARE NOT ALONE TELL OTHERS ABOUT BULLYING AND PREVENT IT .

Maryam , 9, NSW Rooty hill



Last year i try try to kill myself because i being pick and some other problems. Picking on kids and calling it hurts all. I know. Cause I was alway pick cause i was different and because i was in learning center. They very hurtful names. IT can kill someone. even you dont mean it to happen it does. they safe way to not hurt. Just dont say a bad thing about them.

Catherine, 18, Us


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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