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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.

View all Top Entries


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

Help the cause and telll everyone abou the PACER

hannah, 13, ky

i care because i had to watch my best friend get bullied to the point to where she quit school because she could not take the pain of going each day! this should not happen to anyone!!! and i want to stop it from happening to someone else

Alicia, 23, GA

i once was bullied i dont want no one to feel hopeless like i did i want to help the victims and others.. We all have a story and it needs to be heard. It is not fair to the parents who lost a child because of bullying its not fair to no one we need to stop bullying before its to late for others and our loved ones

brianna , 17, Holden Mo

i get made fun of alot because im short. everyone trys to take advantage of me being small. i think im perfect the way i am and no one can change that.

Catheryn, 11, NY

I don't like getting bullied because I'm different it hurts, and all my friends would agree with me. They don't want to see me kill myself or cut my self anymore, I just need help with my bullying :'(

Tonni-Marie, 16, Kars Ontario

Bullying is becoming a terrible factor in peoples lifes, but with help our generations can stop it!

mount zion area, 13, mount zion

I am bullied and i feel lonely. My life has been miserable since that day on. My grades went down and there's nothing to live for. The words are stuck on my mind and its killing me inside.

Grace, 12, IDN

'' It seems like so many people don't take bullying seriously. When will they finally understand the consequences of bullying someone? I was bullied a lot in elementary school for my height, and even religion! Sometimes I would lock myself in my room and just cry myself to sleep, it was that bad. Lesson to be learned: Bullying is NOT a joke, and we all need to work as a team to fix this issue. So that's my story, everyone! 

Sara, 12, WA

when i was 6 i was always picked on by boys and girls because of how i talked i wouldnt want anyone else to feel the way i did . still to this day im still scared of what people might think of me... and i'm 13 now! so i know what it feels like. this is why i care! 

taylor, 13, ga

i was bullied and its not right for kids to have to live through the pain

thomas, 13, new jersey


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.

View the Latest Video


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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