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Become a Champion Against Bullying

Calling ALL Students!

Take the first step in getting your school involved! Ask your principal, superintendent, teacher or school counselor to sign on as a CHAMPION AGAINST BULLYING!

Champions are schools and organizations that support the cause and are taking part in some way. It’s a great way to show you care!

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Throughout the nation, there are nonprofits, schools, and community groups that directly collaborate with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center by using and sharing our resources – such as classroom curriculum and activities, free bookmarks, videos, petition signing - to directly inspire, educate and involve students.

Community members are eligible to submit the names of their nonprofits, schools, or community groups, which will be posted to PACER’s bullying prevention website, along with links to their sites and an overview of their bullying prevention efforts. 

Champions are invited to distribute information about bullying prevention through their print and electronic newsletters. Become a champion with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center and join this expanded effort to reach schools and organizations nationwide.  We appreciate their community leadership and dedication to helping create a world without bullying!

2019 Champions—Supporting and Promoting Bullying Prevention In Their Community

AL West Limestone Tech School Making a music video to show the effects of bullying.
AL CAB Co. Bullying prevention workshops, Back to School drives, summer camp education and school programs.
AL SirGENTZ INC SirGENTZ Inc. will promote bullying prevention to schools to participate for the cause and encourage the community to pledge to take a Stand. We will participate in UNITY DAY and distribute Bookmarks.
AL Choctaw County Elementary School We will have a bullying prevention assembly.
AL Youth Coping Zone Inc. Youth Coping Zone Inc. will promote bullying prevention in the community and local schools. They will be encouraged to pledge to take a Stand. We will participate in UNITY DAY and distribute anti-bullying promotional materials.
AR Gentry Intermediate School During the month of October we will be participating in the National Bullying Prevention Month by learning what bullying is, identifying bullying behavior and targets, and taking PACER's pledge to be Kids Against Bullying! We will also show our support for Unity Day by wearing orange on October 23rd.
CA Speak Out Against Bullying Inc We give numerous Bullying Prevention Presentations to students, parents and educators. We host huge community events with thousands of students throughout our City.
CA Kennedy Middle School Kennedy Middle School supports all students. We are a 7-8 school that utilizes Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS), participates in numerous activities throughout the year to raise awareness and promote student well-being, including our Circle of Friends group, Unity Day, Spirit Club and school assemblies.
CA Columbus Ave Elementary Our school is meeting with our Student Leadership Council of 4th and 5th graders who will promote bullying prevention in October through presentations at our weekly assemblies. They will also use drawings, poems and plays.
CA De Anza Magnet School Educational events and assemblies, games involving teamwork, spirit days with “eating lunch with a new buddy.”
CA Ronin Jiu- Jitsu Whittier Bullying Deterrent program. Jiu-Jitsu Builds confidence, Self-esteem, Discipline, Self-defense, Bonding, and awareness.
CA The Anti-Bullying Institute The Anti-Bullying Institute offers hands-on programs designed to empower children, parents, schools and youth organization personnel to effectively deal with the issue of bullying. These programs include parent classes in English and Spanish, conferences and education programming and our HERO program, which is a program for children in schools and our community that include awareness, activities, events and recognition throughout the year.
CA MPSI Community Will be speaking out to the school district, demanding the district hold October as Bullying Prevention Month. We will offer free workshops for students and parents in our community as well as a free knockout bullying event, which will be with our local gym to help empower children who have been bullied by giving them an outlet for their feelings through boxing.
CA Kids' Country Kids' Country has a Anti-Bullying Committee (ABC) that meets monthly to discuss the topic of bullying, train staff on inclusion and other hot issues around bullying prevention and in October we hold an organizational-wide Bullying Prevention Week with all 15 after-school sites participating in week long bullying prevention curriculum.
CA Price Elementary School Our school begins school with anti-bullying by doing classroom lessons on saying hello and being observant of those that need friends. We welcome our students everyday with music and kindness signs. In October we do classroom lesson, school-wide posters and newsletters about anti-bullying and being an upstander.
CA Boo2Bullying Boo2Bullying is a collection of artists and visionaries who are dedicated to helping transform this generation into one of strength and empowerment. Boo2Bullying was founded in 2011 in response to the challenges faced by our youth today around the issues of bullying and intolerance. We are located in Palm Springs, California, serving that community, as well as Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County and Los Angeles. Boo2Bullying creates an initiative between schools, parents and communities to help eliminate bullying.
CA Bates Elementary School We are a school that promotes a sage learning environment free from bullying.
CO Bullying Recovery Resource Center 1. Advocate: We assist parents to advocate in schools to STOP the bullying of their child. Our advocacy consist of coaching, direct help, and legal assistance. 2. Recovery: We run monthly Bullied Children Peer Recovery Groups. We also have a Parent Advocacy Group that meets at the same time to supports the parents. 3. Assist: We go to schools, and fairs to educate on bullying.
CT St. Brigid-St. Augustine Partnership School Bullying prevention education taught by a bullying prevention specialist, research essays in the middle school, peer education, bullying prevention prayer service, blue shirt day, and Unity Day.
CT BALL HEADZ We partnered with SADD .. Students Against Destructive Decisions, and my school and I work to help with bullying problems.
DC Raymond Education Campus Student organizing, assembly, and public service.
FL Coleman Middle School Unity Day, Classroom Guidance Lessons, Character Education year round.
FL Orangewood Elementary Discuss and use videos in classroom guidance.
FL Women at the Well-Broward Inc During the month of October, we will be participating in the National Bullying Prevention Month by learning what bullying is, identifying bullying behavior and targets, and taking PACER's pledge to be Kids Against Bullying! Our staff, directors and volunteers will post on their personal social media pages showing support! We will also show our support for Unity Day by wearing orange on October 23rd.
FL Fitwize 4 Kids The Weekly Parent and Teacher Q/A Bully Magnet.
FL Youth Empowerment Summit-YES We offer Anti-Bullying Workshops, Forums and Live Interactive Skits for Elementary and Middle/High School Classrooms and Community Organizations.
FL Martial Arts Combat Academy LLC Bullying prevention and Defense and bullying avoidance.
FL Seminole Elementary School Workshops for parents/staff, antibullying curriculum lessons for students PK-5, literature for parents, staff, and volunteers, antibullying pledge.
FL Kinetic Soul LLC During my children's yoga & creative movement sessions/program, I found a way to incorporate a scenario referencing bullying and ask kids to participate by adding the red flags, do's and don'ts they notice. I have under the bullying and respect lesson plan to give them a range of task and activities to follow.
FL Ballard Elementary School Bullying presentation, Walkathon, school art project.
FL RARE DIAMONDS PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO, INC Rare Diamonds Performing Arts Studio is proud to present The Silent Scream Tour which tours various parts of Jacksonville during the month of October helping to stomp out bullying for our youth. Silent Scream is a production that follows the very different lives of three kids who face bullying in their daily lives. There is no speaking in this production, only dance. Come watch as these children tell their devastating stories without speaking words.
FL The Parker Foundation For Autism and Child Development The Parker Foundation provides fully funded sports, arts and education programs that are adaptive and inclusive for children with autism, their families and are connected to the larger community. Through each program we involve Peer Buddies who serve as friends, mentors or coaches to children with autism. Every year we coordinate the #BeABuddy 5K that celebrates October as National Bullying Prevention Month and raises awareness and funds all of our programs that involve our Peer Buddies!
GA Statesboro High School - Bullying Prevention Course - Mentor Program - Message Team.
GA Growing The Seed Youth Organization, Inc. Our bullying prevention campaign focuses on awareness, education, advocacy and recovery. We partner with schools, community centers and libraries monthly, providing workshops that aim to prevent bullying and issues related to suicide. This year we will be hosting a public awareness event in June (Ride Against Bullying) as well as October (Take The Pledge). In addition, we will host a monthly confidence building tools and techniques for parents and children at local libraries.
GA Towns County Middle School No Name-calling Week, Random Act of Kindness Week, Beyond Differences, Red Ribbon Week, Yellow Ribbon Week.
GA Savannah Sharks Cheerleading Super Sharks TEAM My sister and I, along with the owner of the Savannah Sharks, started a special needs cheer team in our gym. We have girls on our team with many different challenges - Down Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities. When they are on that stage competing, they shine like all the other athletes who love to perform and love the sport. I don't know which is more fun- watching the girls or watching the parents who are cheering like crazy, and crying and taking pictures and videos. It has been very rewarding to work with these incredible girls and see them included in something they never thought they would have a chance to participate in!
GA Parents Against Bullying I spend one Saturday each month in our local town passing out FREE information on bullying awareness and the effects it can cause. My next event is May 11th and we will also be walking in the Dairy Festival Parade in downtown Eatonton Ga. Spreading awareness & resources on where to go if bullied is very important.
GA "Think Twice" (Anti-Bullying Program) Offering bullying prevention assemblies to all Georgia School.
IL Rich South High School Students and staff will participate in pizza party in recognition of students who have suffered in silence.
IL East Alton-Wood River High School I'm organizing a school-wide awareness campaign and participating in the "Hat Not Hate" campaign in October by making 80-100 blue hats to hand out to our students. We hope this will help to create a better school environment.
IL Prairie Grove Junior High Through our SEL initiative we explicitly teach students about bullying. During the 2019-2020 school year, a month long effort will take place in October, including Unity Day.
IN Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School I follow some of the activities and celebrate "Unity Day" from the PACER website throughout the entire month of October.
IN Hill Academy of Martial Arts We are a martial arts school that teaches all students regardless of age about the effects of bullying and how we can prevent it. We plan on reaching out to schools in the area and going in to talk to the students and offer a free workshop.
KS Douglass Elementary We will have a Unity balloon release.
KY Donut Bully Girls 1. Donut Bully Talk Show - a youtube channel that the girls created to discuss related to bullying. *The Donut Bully girls interview community people and teachers to discuss bullying, ways to intervene if you see bullying, differences in the types of bullying, and act out fun skits. 2. Daylight Donuts - A morning event that takes place at our intermediate school twice a month *Students who have been bullied or just need a friend are invited to have donuts with the Donut Bully girls. The conversation is kept light and positive. This is a great way for the girls to extend friendship and let other kids know that they are not alone. 3. Unity Day -*The Donut Bully girls, in collaboration with the school administration, organized a day to wear orange. The girls created a flyer that went home with every student explaining the meaning behind Unity Day and encouraging them to wear orange to school on that day.
LA The Charles Academy We perform skits and teach bullying prevention at summer camp and throughout the community.
LA Equine Reflections Inc. Say Whoa to Bullying & Giddy Up to Kindness (school field trip using equine assisted activities)
LA Rapides Academy for Advanced Academics "I Pledge To" poster for students to sign and those who take the pledge get a certificate; wear orange on Unity Day; bullying awareness lessons the week of Unity Day; kindness matters week.
LA BEAST CREW, Inc. Presentations at afterschool programs, library displays, social media campaign.
LA Project Celebration, Inc. Social media posting with BEAST CREW,INC
MD Beyond the Classroom, Inc. We are hosting workshops and activities throughout the month of October to promote bullying prevention.
MD St. Agnes School As a PBIS School, St. Agnes encourages and rewards our students for being Safe, Courteous, and Responsible Disciples of Christ. We promote Kindness and do not tolerate bullying in any way, shape or form.
MD Bayard Rustin Elementary School Lessons for all grade levels; bullying prevention pledge, AM announcements, Unity dress up days.
MD Stars Performing Arts Oct 5th: No Bully Zone Fun Festival , Oct 6th: 2nd Annual Bully Free Walk.
MD James McHenry Elementary School We are hosting a Mental Health Fair.
MD We Lead By Example, Inc./Tae Kwon Do Ramblers Self-Defense Systems We Lead By Example, Inc./Tae Kwon Do Ramblers Self-Defense Systems is a leader in dealing with bullying behavior that affects people of all ages. The organization's President and CEO, Grandmaster Dr. Clifford Thomas, teaches bullying prevention and self-defense in his martial arts classes throughout the year. Our organization hosts community workshops and seminars that directly address bullying and crosscutting safety issues. In October 2019, we will host our Fifth Annual Walk and Rally for Bullying Prevention and Child Safety.
MD Piccowaxen Middle School School wide activities regarding bullying, classroom lessons regarding bullying and mental health, morning announcements regarding bullying.
MD The Bradley and Nikki Bozeman Foundation Bradley & Nikki visit local schools to speak about kindness, bullying prevention, and the importance of being true to yourself.
MD EGS Gymnastics Parent Association 4th Annual EGS GYMNASTICS, ANTI-BULLYING INVITATIONAL, January 12-13, 2019. The goal of this meet is to raise more awareness of bullying and encourage everyone to take a stand against bullying.
MI Inform Yourself Inc. Youth Development Company School bullying prevention training, summer Back Yard Stop Bullying canvas painting, Stop Bullying Summer Camp.
MI Orchard View Early Elementary Wear Orange day, school banners, no bullying oath.
MI Private Literacy Tutoring Incorporating PACER materials into one-on-one tutoring sessions during the month of October, and encouraging students to discuss them at school and organized activities. But, most importantly to encourage acceptance and sensitivity.
MI Concord Academy Boyne We will hold a Pledge Day and Unity Day- All students wear orange In class and lessons on bullying in K-12.
MI Harbor Lights Middle School Unity Day and lessons developed from resources on the pacer.org website.
MN Moose Lake High School Year round bullying prevention classroom guidance lessons, random acts of kindness week, and Unity Day.
NC Resourceslinked Resourceslinked Youth/Teens Services offer programs and events to bring awareness to bullying/cyberbullying. Outreach services provides awareness and education and we are holding an Anti-Bullying Family & Fun day.
NC Catman2 Shelter We have a DVD in which a cat, who was bullied by other shelter cats solves his problem by taming those who were bullying.
NJ Kickside Martial Arts Kickathon to raise funds for anti-bullying organization. In addition, all students are taught to defend themselves and others from bullies. As well as ensure they develop respect for others and understand they should be kind to everyone.
NJ Anchor House Inc. Making shirts for our staff to wear, adorning the outside of our building with orange decorations such as ribbons, balloons & the like, bringing Unity Day celebrations to all of the local schools we work with, encouraging staff and students to wear orange in as many or little ways as they would like, hanging up posters and handing out flyers about Unity Day and many other exciting activities.
NM Barcelona Elementary School In the fall, students are educated on the issue of bullying and given several ideas on how to become upstanders when they witness bullying. We will also begin our peer mediation program to promote nonviolent methods of problem solving. In October, we will start publishing articles on our school website about the topic of bullying. We will celebrate Unity Day by wearing orange and having various activities, including an anti-bullying poster contest, music, giveaways, photo booth, and signing pledges and a banner. The banner and photos will be displayed throughout the school year, and the posters and pledges will be sent to Pacer. We will have a Kind Kids Club in each grade to practice random acts of kindness.
NV Nevada PEP We are hosting the 9th Annual Run Walk Roll Against Bullying Event Saturday, October 19th on the UNLV Campus.
NV Rethink Mental Health Incorporated Our flagship initiative is the H.E.A.R.T. Program, a 3-part value-reinforcing curriculum for middle school children that improves the way they treat themselves and others. As a result of participating in the H.E.A.R.T. program, schools can create a more empathetic, responsible and emotionally resilient generation of youth while effectively reducing bullying and creating a culture of safety, health and wellness at the school and beyond.
NY Mills Pond Elementary School We celebrate Red Ribbon Week at our school, with a focus on bullying prevention. Upper grades will also hear about cyber bullying and 5th grade may hear some discussions on drug prevention.
NY Caring Hearts Community Center Stop Bullying -- Words Hurt -- Kindness Heals May 4, 2019.
NY You=Love We give stickers, pens, and pins with the message/equation You=Love! The You=Love equation is a response to hate and fear. The You =Love non-profit encourages humans to use there Love Power to be the cause of great peace and equality.
NY Frankfort-Schuyler Elementary School Unity Day and Character Education program.
NY Oregon Middle School We do school wide activities and morning meeting activities. We all wear orange.
OH Adlai E. Stevenson School School wide activities regarding bullying, Adlai Stevenson Pledge Wall, Virtue of Month, NO One Eats Alone luncheon and Bullying Awareness signs throughout the building.
OH Shawnee Middle School I would like to support the students at school by being a positive influence and clearly know where our school stands on the topic. We can move mountains in numbers! I would like to host monthly themes and want to be a part of the movement in October!
OH Summit Academy Toledo Daily prevention activities/curriculum. "Buddy groups" - pairing up older and younger students.
OH SLIM OF OH INC- Saving Lives In Ministry We will spend each Thursday and Sunday in October bringing awareness to bullying prevention through our outreach programs.
OH Hannah Gibbons School Stop Bullying Students meet monthly to talk and put up posters about Stop Bullying Awareness throughout the school.
PA Teach Anti Bullying We are a national 501C3 conducting nation-wide awareness, advocacy, education, and honoring students, schools, and community officials that are helping us to fight this pervasive public health issue.
PA Myrtle Avenue Elementary School Unity Day, Spirit Days, Bullying Prevention Classroom Lessons throughout the year.
PA Victory Over The World Baptist Church Our church devotes Sunday school time to teach about Bullying awareness
RI Nathan Bishop Middle School I am teaching Current Events along with my English classes this year. We are interested in seeking Social Justice for everyone in our middle school community!
SC BD Lee Elementary School We have a school club.
SC The S.A.F.E. The S.A.F.E. Organization will host an Anti-Bullying Rally and Walk, Saturday April 6, 2019, 8:30 am at Edisto Garden’s Art Center Shelter.
SC Aftershock Youth Empowerment Creating stress free zones in the classrooms by providing resources, life coaching, mentoring and tutoring to students that are experiencing bullying.
SC B.F.F: Be Friends First Bully Prevention Program Our first event was a community anti-bullying walk formed to raise awareness about childhood bullying as well as raising money for our town. During this event we partnered with the Bowman Pride Squad. The B.F.F. is planning a Back 2 School Bash and Anti-Bullying Walk on Aug 10 to "Get On The Right Foot Against Bullying."
SC Optimism Preventive Services, Inc. Paint Georgetown County-Wide, Unity Day Parade to include schools, community organizations/clubs, etc.
TN Bobby Hargis' Taekwondo International Throughout the month of October and November our school will be offering BULLY PROOF classes free to the public for children ages 5-12 to help them develop skills to combat bullying in local elementary schools.
TN Bledsoe County School System Conducting classes in elementary and middle schools against bullying. Also getting outside help from organizations to come and help when we can.
TN South Gibson County Elementary School Classroom lessons and Dress Up Day.
TX Grupo EPEE SW Dallas - Proyecto PCNE Bullying Every year Grupo EPEE SW Dallas and Project PCNE Bullying promote awareness against Bullying to the Parents in the Latino Community. We promote the importance of parents learning about the polices in the school districts and state law about bullying. For us it is so important that the parents and schools work together in the prevention of bullying, but more import is working together to development schools free of violence for everyone.
TX Mission High School Pledge card and kindness challenge.
TX Crain Elementary School We will be focusing on how to be an upstanderand and a friend during this time period.
TX Pebble Hills Elementary Antibullying Parade, Decorating door contest, Blue Up day. AntiBullying buddies pictures, etc.
TX The Ruby Foundation Located on 80 acres of rolling hills in Sangerville, Maine, The Ruby Foundation's, R.U.B.Y Ranch, is an organization committed to the pursuit of kindness, acceptance and love of all people. Our objective is to inspire, empower & improve the lives of our youth by providing an annual uplifting & motivational youth camp to combat stress, depression & lack of self-esteem caused by bullying. Our goal is to encourage & empower Respectful, United & Brave Youth (R.U.B.Y) to cope with adolescent environments.
TX Brashear Elementary School Lessons in the Library against Bullying and for being kind.
TX Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions We share information about the prevention of bullying through our advocacy classes, and we also will hold a bullying prevention activity during Spirit Week, the week of October 21st.
TX Salado's Stop the Bulling Gathering information to spread awareness, coordinate events and activities for the summer months, and bring in Kids club to the school.
TX The U Squad of Abilene We dance and speak to kids in the community about the importance of bullying prevention .
VA Project Bully I am currently working on ideas for another video focusing on cyber bullying.
VA School Without Walls at Francis Stevens We work to build a community of Upstanders and Upholders through the use of social-emotional learning and restorative practices. We strive for every individual to feel loved and that they belong.
VA Rush All Aboard Daycare Pledge to wear orange, and having a forum.
VA Hunter B. Andrews PreK-8 School Spirit Week, Bullying Prevention Poster Contest, Parent Lunch and Learn, Newsletter blurbs, social media.
WA Autism Empowerment Autism Empowerment will be sharing bullying prevention resources throughout the month at a variety of support groups, social clubs and service events. Our nonprofit also publishes Spectrum Life Magazine and will be including Bullying Prevention resources on our Spectrum Life website at https://www.spectrumlife.org.
WA Madskills Basketball Academy We would like to hold an event or a seminar that would help educate and empower others to help prevent bullying.
WA Stronger Together As this is a very small organization, we have only done activities in Mountain View High School. We have made posters about bullying prevention, and reminding others on how amazing/loved they are. I have contacted the Evergreen Public Schools board of directors to make a change to our district's current bullying prevention program.
WA Blind Judo Foundation and Cahill's Judo Academy Coach Willy Cahill of Cahill's Judo Academy, Co-Founder of the Blind Judo Foundation along with Co-Founder Ron C. Peck have zero tolerance for bullying. All instructors are alert to any and all forms of bullying again with a zero tolerance approach. Civility and respect is practiced on and off the Judo mat.
WI Martial Paradise We believe that martial arts, teaches kids mutual respect on and off the mat.

2019 Bullying Champions from Around the World - Supporting and Promoting Bullying Prevention In Their Community

- Cameroon Land Peace We hold open sensitization talks to students during general assembly meetings. Students who have the understanding about bullying, and how to prevent it, spread their knowledge to institutions that come together to form the “No to Bullying” club The club’s activities are based on drama, debate, sensitization talks, etc. through alternative and mutual understanding to counteract bullying.
- Canada United to End Bullying Everything we do is to start conversations on bullying prevention and kindness, to empower youth, and to end bullying. We offer the UEB Annual Grant Program in the spring and an annual Coloring & Poster Contest in the fall. We support schools and organizations working with students to encourage their bullying prevention and kindness initiatives.
- Canada Difinity Dance Studio and Productions We have several Disability related inclusive Dance Crews that focus on the education and empowerment of youth. We prevent bullying through inspiring dance performances and inspirational workshops by youth and adult students who have experienced bullying as a child or teen.
- Nigeria WEXFORD COLLEGE We hold a bullying prevention program for students and teachers, along with a campaign, workshops and a seminar.
- Nigeria Bullying Is No Option Outreach programs, workshops, distribution of sensitization materials.
- UK The Fordway Centre Workshops, Assemblies , Anti-Bullying pledge and literature for pupils, parents and staff.