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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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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:

Unity Awards

Congratulations to the 2022 Unity Award Recipients

We celebrate and honor the ten individuals and groups who were selected from hundreds who were nominated by peers to be recognized for their contributions and accomplishments to help prevent bullying and promote kindness, acceptance, and inclusion for all.

Meet the recipients

Students With Solutions

Announcing Top Entries

Congratulations to everyone whose videos were selected for the Spring 2022 contest to produce short videos of Kids and Teens talking about bullying! A creative way to engage youth in bullying prevention conversations while involving them in developing resources that can help educate their peers.

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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 bullying so much. We dont really have bullying in our school but we have alot of fighting. I will do anything in my power to stop bullying. someday i hope to change the world.

olivia, 14, east windsor

people dont understand how bad bulliying affects people whether if your the target or the bystander watching the bullying. personaly i have been in the postion of getting bullied and yes it does hurt but that doesnt give people a right to make someones life miserable just because they dont like them or they have something that someone else dosent have. no ones life is better than someone elses. stand up against it and do something and if YOUR doing the bullying then stop doing it!!!!

naomi , 14, tx

All my years in elementary, I was bullied because I was a very shy and quiet person. I would never talk to anyone and I always had my head down, thinking when will this end. Around 3rd grade I was depressed and had suicidal thoughts, I had no friends nobody to talk to. Until my mom noticed right away. Because of her, i am not the same kid anymore. When I started middle school I was made fun of but my mother was by my side the whole time. She is the reason why I am here today. Yes, it is hard but you just have to talk to some and realize it will get better :) You are not alone. 

Bianca D., 15,

No one in this world ever deserves to be bullied and brought down by people. And no one deserves to hold in all those situations that have happened to them. If you are being bullied open up and talk about it.I know it is hard to do but you are not alone. Others get bullied and know how you feel. People love you and will listen to you and be there for you. Stand up against bullying today.  

Jessica, 19, MIchigan

People should not be bullied because of how they look or what they like, they are the same people as you so people should stop bulling and be friends to each other so if your reading this lets stop bulling together.

Morgan, 12, flordia/davenport

No one and i mean no one should be bullied i care because iv been through it and in all honesty i don't think its fair to people to be put down called names ect. People are different if we were all the same then this world would be so boring everything and everyone doing the same thing day after day.I care because im a caring person also because i know hpow it feels to be builled it makes you feel horrible people should be there own people and not someone who someone says for you to be. Be yourself and be pround to be yourself remeber the only person you should be trying to impress is your self.

Jason, 15, VIC


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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