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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.

Read their stories

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 was bullied when I was in highschool. I tried to commit suicide because it was that bad. Recently I met a boy who is 15 and he was bullied so bad that he is in a coma at this moment. The bullies nearly took his life and they currently unprosecuted and run free. There doesn't look like ever will be charged. Bullycide is very serious and I am trying to raise awareness. This should never happen to anyone.

Darby, 20, Pa

I used to get bullied in the 5th grade. I didn't have many friends, and this group of girls kept saying mean things to me. I kept telling people about it and none of them seemed to care. I just told myself to hold on. Then Middle School came, and I made some friends. Their all so suppourtive and really nice to me. Don't get me wrong, my life isn't perfect. But I'm 100 times happier than what I was. If there's one thing I'll promise you, is that it gets better. :)

Megan, 12, Missouri

I care because I have been bullied partly because of my height in elementary school.  I feel sorry for those who have been bullied because I can have empathy for them since I've been through bullying.  

Anna, 10, New Hampshire

While I'm sitting at home crying wondering how I got put into this situation, your hear talking to me on the phone telling me everything is going to be alright. I care because I may not be here right now, but because of those of my friends who have been here for me, have helped me get through my struggles. Bullies only make me stronger now that I know I can be brave. I can stand up for what I know is right.
Thank you bullies for making me a better person.
Thank you too all those who have helped me over come my struggles
And to all those who are still struggling today, everything is going to be okay and each and every one of you are unique and different, and in any humanly way possible beautiful. <3

Sierra, 16, Wisconsin

I care because when my son was battered on the school bus the school didn't do anything about it till I stood up.   I care because some times the people who should, don't.

Anne, 47, Cascade, ID


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.

Join Survey Monkey in supporting PACER’s NBPC