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Champions are invited to distribute information about bullying prevention and National Bullying Prevention Month through newsletters, websites, and social media to support and promote bullying prevention in local communities everywhere.

We appreciate everyone’s leadership at the local level in helping create a world without bullying!

2024 Champions—Supporting and Promoting Bullying Prevention In Their Community

SC Luna Shark Media Independent journalist Mandy Matney, CEO of Luna Shark Media blends award-winning investigative journalism with inspirational representation. Over the last two years, Mandy and her team have relentlessly been bullied online by many people, including a former boss and coworker. There have been hateful messages, entire groups aimed at ruining her name and work. Mandy is committed to having the discussion about how isolating, upsetting and painful bullying can be and wants to bring light to the situation in all forms of media.
VT Miss Rutland County 2024 I will be providing speaking engagements in elementary and high schools regarding bullying. I plan to collaborate as a Champion with the PACER'S National Bullying Prevention Center to engage, educate and empower students. When speaking with students I will use my Community Service Initiative Don't standby, stand UP: Empowering today's youth to become upstanders, to encourage them to sign the PACER'S Anti-Bullying Pledge.

2024 Bullying Champions from Around the World - Supporting and Promoting Bullying Prevention In Their Community

- Romania OLGA STURDZA: HOLBOCA Middle School Workshops on bullying, and a guide with methods to reduce bullying in schools.

2023 Champions—Supporting and Promoting Bullying Prevention In Their Community

AL Randolph Park Elementary The students will participate in bullying guidance lessons in the month of October. UNITY DAY- Wearing Orange on October 18, 2023 and Posting the Unity Day Poster in the hallway.
AR Hot Springs Highschool Assembly/ Weekly community meetings.
AZ Ingleside Middle School We are a No Place For Hate school and have monthly themed activities that promote being an upstander, inclusion, understanding, respect, and taking ownership. IMS continues to use common language to combat against but not limited to bullying, harassment, and bias. We participate in UNITY Day yearly!
CA Jack London Elementary School Guided lessons on bullying; School wide bullying prevention poster event.
CA Boo2Bullying Kick Bullying to the Curb on Saturday, September 30, 2023 in Palm Springs, California. "Boo2Bullying’s 10th Anniversary Community Festival and Celebrity Kickball Game."
CA City of San Jacinto Social Media Campaign (robust campaign to educate our community) If available, a proclamation at a council meeting.
CA Mt. Pleasant Ida Jew Academy TK-5 Bullying prevention campaign launch.
CA Fenton Charter Public Schools Unity Day, spirit days, "Creative Expression Contest" to create a project that shows what students can do to prevent bullying and to promote kindness and respect.
CA William H. Frazier Elementary - Fallbrook Union Elementary School District "Be a Buddy, Not a Bully" school-wide poster contest, Unity Day school-wide celebration with activities at lunch such as a Unity Tree & poster pledge signing, SEL counseling lessons focused on bullying prevention, Upstander Awards.
CA Hazeltine Elementary Classroom presentations describing bullying, parent presentation, teacher presentation, Unity Day activities.
DC Langley Elementary School During the last week of September, The Mental Health Team is giving bullying prevention lessons to each class. Students are going to make bullying prevention posters to decorate the school. Early October, each class will participate in Project Connect, answering the question 'What can I do to be kinder to people?' while building an orange paper chain to display around the school to demonstrate our united front against bullying. On October 18th, Langley will celebrate Unity Day by wearing orange and signing a Unity Banner during lunch. The entire school community will participate in a Unity Day parade around campus, to make sure the neighborhood is aware that LANGLEY IS UNITED AGAINST BULLYING!!
DE Richey Elementary School Unity Day, morning announcements, SEL activities.
DE The Family Life Project We offer an bullying prevention art enrichment program. We also have a book called Mikey and the School Bullies for elementary grade students. In addition, we have helpful tips and resources for parents to help their child.
DE Georgetown Apartments Community Bullying prevention presentation by local Chief of Police and painting kindness rocks.
DE Jennie Smith Elementary School We are wearing orange as a school community on 10/18. We are signing an anti-bullying pledge. We are doing classroom lessons on bullying. We are also doing classroom activities suggested on PACER’s website.
FL The Parker Foundation for Autism and Child Development We have a traveling Unity Banner that attends all of our free inclusive/adaptive sports, arts and education events. We hold our annual #BeABuddy5K Race and Family Health and Fitness Expo every October during Bullying Prevention Month. We take the Pledge Against Bullying as a community before the 5K! We share PACER NBPC information all year long.
FL LaCore Christian Elementary School LaCore Christian Elementary increases awareness in our school and community by holding an annual Anti Bullying Spirit Week. Our goal this school year is to have monthly speakers in our school to discuss the negative effects of bullying and how we can come together to prevent it.
FL Eastside High School Promoting awareness of National Unity by wearing orange today.
GA Without A Voice, Inc. / Project-WAV We are engaged in raising the awareness through community outreach programs, with an ongoing effort to identifying the problems, and by focusing on solutions.
GA United Way of Southwest Georgia United Way of Southwest Georgia is working in partnership with Terrell and Dougherty County Schools Districts to reduce and prevent school violence. The primary activities are providing school safety training, conduct evidence-based prevention training for students, school personnel, law enforcement, parents, and mental health professionals, conduct district-wide Anti-Bullying Campaigns, provide parent education sessions, host and attend community action team and violence prevention events.
GA Grand Canyon University Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health Counseling I am a Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate student at GCU and an LPN. My emphasis is on trauma. We are learning more about bullying and how to help prevent it. I am gathering information prior to October to present to the elementary and middle school of my children.
GA iamALIVE, Inc. iamALIVE, Inc. offers a range of programs and events dedicated to addressing bullying and promoting a safe and inclusive environment for individuals, teachers, administrators, parents, and guardians. Our programs focus on helping participants protect themselves from bullying and develop healthy self-esteem through interactive activities and peer engagement. We aim to create an inclusive classroom environment by providing teachers and educators with the knowledge and skills to connect with students who have experienced bullying. We also provide comprehensive training to parents and guardians to support their children and create a loving and trusting home environment. Participants in all programs gain a deeper understanding of bullying dynamics, learn prevention strategies, and explore relevant laws and policies. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate of completion, acknowledging their commitment to addressing and combating bullying.
GA Community Advocacy Resource, LLC and the Lake Dow Community Watch The Community Advocacy Resource, LLC and the Lake Dow Community Watch are actively involved in organizing community events to promote bullying prevention and awareness. The organizers, Edwin Cordero, Sr. and Timecca Cordero have collaborated with various municipalities, including McDonough, GA, Henry County, GA, and the entire State of Georgia, and its elected officials, including various Mayors, County Commissioners, and Governor Brian Kemp to pass Proclamations declaring October Bullying Awareness and Prevention Month.
GA Pulaski Stop The Bullying A group dedicated to helping families who have members who have been bullied. Bullying can take place in schools, workplaces, and in the community. We will draw from community resources to educate and advocate for these families.
GA Webb Bridge Middle / Fulton County Schools All students and staff wear orange.
GA Hancock Central Middle School Classroom sessions with students.
GA Jared's Heart of Success Inc We hosted a Bullying Prevention Workshop and during the month of October each week we will host Bullying Prevention sessions for afterschool program.
GA Albany Middle School Signing a pledge to help stop bullying and wearing orange.
GU Astumbo Elementary School (Guam) Orange Day.
IA Centennial Elementary At Centennial staff, students, and families work to create a sense of belonging and an environment where others feel accepted and included. Our bullying prevention programming includes building community through classroom meetings, family nights, fall festivals and other family events to increase family engagement and a sense of belonging. Staff and students take part in a school wide behavior recognition system in which students and staff are recognized individually, as classes, grade levels, and as a whole school for displaying positive behavior. Students and staff will celebrate RED RIBBON WEEK in October to celebrate safe and healthy choices in the way we treat others.
ID Palouse Empire Gymnastics We will be doing team-building exercises with our competitive team and discussing team unity and signs of bullying. We will provide educational material to our customers via a newsletter and our social media site.
IL Greenville Elementary School We are working to create an environment of education, prevention and advocating against bullying. We are setting up a buddy agenda school wide. We have set up a ¨Family¨ of students and teachers that go around the school giving Rocket Talks, showing video and doing activities to promote a bullying free environment.
IN Bullying Free Future, Inc We are conducting 2 in-school presentations and another online bullying prevention presentation in October. We also have ongoing support groups for students who have been bullied and a bullying intervention program for students accused of bullying.
IN John Glenn High School We celebrate Unity Day with a school wide poster signing during. We also have different activities throughout the school year like a BINGO fundraiser to share our anti-bullying message, having treats the last week of school (DONUT Bully...A Kinder World and School. Nothing is Im(Popsicle)....etc. We also have had after-school movies to promote themes of inclusion and diversity.
IN HH Apothecary & Co. Fundraiser to raise awareness about cyberbullying and bullying; Information packets for the community; Wellness center promoting mediation to help relieve stress for those affected by bullying.
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.
IN G.A.B. Girls I offer workshops and public speaking at events. I am also active in spreading information about Unity Day in local schools, my college campus and all three of my Social Media sites. I will be speaking at the 2023 International Women’s Day Breakfast in Fort Wayne IN.
KS Fort Riley Mothers Against Bullying Group: We're all in this together to create a Welcoming environment. Let's treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required.
KY L.O.V.E. KY, Bullying Prevention I compete with the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization. In this organization, candidates must have a community service initiative (CSI). My CSI is called L.O.V.E. KY: Let Our Voices Empower Kentucky, Bullying Prevention. L.O.V.E. KY focuses on using your voice and actions to stand up to bullying in Kentucky.
LA Be Strong Youth Group Spreading awareness and offering support.
LA Stand Together Louisiana Community outreach programs geared towards creating awareness, having healthy discussions, and clarifying policies and procedures.
LA Pine View Middle School Participating in Unity Day.
LA Louisiana Parent Teacher Association Providing PACER's information in our e-newsletter, LAPTA Local Leader Notes. The newsletter reaches over 280 local PTA volunteer leaders throughout Louisiana. We will also post information on our FB page on Unity Day.
MD We Lead By Example, Inc./Tae Kwon Do Ramblers Self-Defense Systems Our nonprofit focuses on safety and self-defense for people of all ages. We stress inclusivity within our "family," including new immigrant residents who have their own special needs, whose members are mutually supportive, as well as toward those in the broader community. Our mission statement is: To develop confident, successful leaders by promoting personal safety and security, as well as to build high moral standards that reflect acceptance and respect for all cultures. We address issues that include Anger Management and Bullying Prevention: We show youth how to control their anger in confrontational situations with positive approaches. Importantly, they learn how to be leaders rather than followers, how not to be forced into negative and harmful situations, including bullying, and how to confidently stand on their own convictions. We teach bullying prevention year-round in our classes, seminars, and workshops in the community. We are holding our Eighth Annual Walk and Rally for Bullying Prevention and Child Safety on October 7 this year.
MD Liberty Elementary School Poster Parade. Reading to Pre-K and kindergarteners.
MD Tri-County Youth Services Bureau Parent information sessions on what to do if your child is being bullied, and what to do if your child is bullying other children? Poster board sessions at elementary schools.
MI Bubbles The Blind Beagle Our mission uses an ambassador of disabled pets to teach students empathy and compassion to spread kindness and prevent bullying with an emphasis on preventing bullying towards those with disabilities.
MI Hunter Elementary Whole month activities relating to bullying prevention; Unity Day poster and orange out! Bullying prevention 5th grade lessons; kindness challenges peer to peer.
MI Shumate Middle School Celebrating Unity Day, creating Kindness Posters, passing out bullying prevention bookmarks, hanging our Marauders Choose to Include banners, and continuing our Peer to Peer program.
MN Multicultural Kids Network Multicultural Kids Network will host an online as well as in person gathering for the community to address bullying and point out places where families could find help. This year will extend it to our sister organization the Association Multicultural Kids Network in Senegal to educate and help the community be aware of bullying. We will have the reminder of the month to talk about bullying in our events in the month of October.
MN The International School of Minnesota Kindness in chalk, assemblies, morning announcements, advisory lessons, documentary film making about bullying prevention.
MN Rochester Beacon Academy Working to get collaboration from staff and board for bullying prevention efforts.
MT Sheridan County Behavioral Health Coalition Poke-A-Pumpkin game featuring Bullying Prevention Month information at local pumpkin patch event.
NC Zeta Youth Affiliates, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, Psi Mu Zeta Chapter Annual bullying prevention program October 21st.
NH Sanborn Regional High School and Middle school Red Ribbon Week events; parent newsletter; National Bullying Awareness Day announcements; classroom activities.
NJ Meducate Corp. Instagram posting to spread awareness; going to have a table booth at Crossroads Middle School in South Brunswick, NJ to spread awareness.
NY Russell I. Doig Middle School We'll be sharing bullying prevention information on the announcements each week, including strategies, activities, and resources.
NY Hyde Park Elementary School Our school will be doing a united walk against bullying on Unity Day. We are also wearing and sharing orange, making banners and posters.
OH Empower our Youth Foundation Wear Green for Empower Up Day and ribbon cutting celebration of our new space on October 13th. Be A Champion bullying prevention fashion show on October 28th.
OK Northwoods Fine Arts Academy Build awareness; Bring our community together.
OK The Sunflower Project I developed my community service platform, The Sunflower Project, due to my own experiences with being bullied. I post anti-bullying information to social media, speak at my school during the month of October, distribute bullying prevention pamphlets and resource information, and distribute kindness rocks in different communities. I encourage others to spread kindness and try to lead as an example for kindness in my school.
OR Portland Playhouse We are currently showing and program around the production of Matilda this season. It showcases the treatment Matilda went through by the hands of her teacher and parents and what a strong community of caring people can do if they work together. We will host discussions and share the resources from your website for children and youth who are feeling like they have no power to use their voice.
PA Perkiomen Valley Middle School West Bullying Prevention Week Spirit Week, Wear Orange on Unity Day, Unity Day School-Wide Activity, Bullying Prevention Lessons During Advisory Period.
PA Carbon Learning Achievement School Tye-dye shirts, No Place for Hate pledge, pep rally, letter writing campaign.
RI Chariho Regional School District Unity Day; Chalk it Up to Kindness; Student panel to focus on bullying prevention initiatives each month.
SC Shaping Perspectives... A Woman's Way to Joy I am a best selling author of the Body Joyful and a Nationally Recognized Body Image/Body Neutrality Expert, Mother of a daughter who was bullied and long-tim eating disorder survivor, I just released my second book Not A Fat Annie - an anti-bullying, anti-body shaming, body confidence, self-acceptance for middle schoolers and those adults who love them.
TN United States All Star Federation Throughout the month of October USASF shares resources related to bullying prevention, unity, and inclusion. We also remind our members of our anti-bullying policies and celebrate Unity Day each year by inviting our member clubs to GO ORANGE!
TX Hopkins Elementary In October, Hopkins Elementary will kick off Bullying Prevention Month with an event called "Leave the Bullying to the Bulls." During this event, real life PBR Rodeo bulls and their trainer, Dennis Davis will visit our campus. Students will sign a pledge to not bully and then be admitted into the area where the bulls will be on display.
TX Academy of Accelerated Learning-Savoy Campus Each day of the first week of October a topic about bullying is discussed.
TX Gilbert Elementary Students will be participating in an essay contest on how to be a good friend. The top essays in will be read over the morning announcements. Every classroom will be creating a Unity Tree with ideas on how to be a good friend. Our entire campus will be wearing orange on Wednesday, October 4th to recognize Bullying Prevention Month. We will also share important messages about how students can be upstanders instead of bystanders. Students will also be signing a banner that says they are bully-free!
TX H G Temple Intermediate On Unity Day we will wear orange; SEL class lessons over how we can stop bullying at our school.
TX The Center for Health Care Services The plan is to post up information about bullying prevention efforts around our 2 clinics. We will also have a few opportunities for families to get creative to show their support of bullying prevention efforts.
TX IRON COMPANY We have created a Forged Passion community meant to encourage those who face adversity in life, including bullying, to embrace the adversity which has held them back and use it to create the best version of themselves.
TX Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Irving Our organization is holding 2 weeks of bullying prevention activities. Some activities include watching videos about bullying, making posters, and doing our own mall walk to stand up against bullying.
TX Synt With Love Non profit organization Bullying Prevention Rally at schools and community parks We are engaged in raising the awareness through community outreach programs, with an ongoing effort to identifying the problems, and by focusing on solutions.
TX Owens Intermediate School Guided lessons on bullying prevention and posters to support the initiative to STOP BULYYING.
VA Bellevue Elementary School Daily announcements will be made during our morning announcements throughout the month. Students and staff members will wear orange on October 18, 2023. Students and staff will create a paperchain symbolizing our commitment to bullying prevention.
VA Project Hygiene, Inc Project Hygiene is conducting four bullying prevention workshops at two schools in October. We will also be collecting and distributing toiletries to youth to help combat bullying around hygiene awareness.
VA Cardinal Elementary School We are having students sign the anti bullying pledge, give examples of how NOT to bully, and posting information about not bullying, being kind, and reporting bullying.
VA Grassfield Elementary Pledge; BOO Bullying Lesson; Unity Day; Spreading kindness; Building community.
VA Norfolk SECEP Center Wearing the orange bullying prevention shirt. Hold a no bullying campaign.
VT The Bully No More Foundation LTD. Bully No More! is a musical to be presented BY and FOR elementary school children. Discrimination of gender, race, physical appearance, and learning disabilities causes bullying in this allegorical tale. Nine animal characters – four who bully, four targets, and a mediator are featured, rather than humans who might be stereotyped or stigmatized because of their roles. There are 18 songs in the musical and every child shines. The Bully No More! Foundation, Ltd. was created to offer $1,000 grants to Title 1 schools and community theaters in low-income neighborhoods. The Bully No More Discussion Guide was written by Prevent Child Abuse VT for elementary school teachers and their students, and encourages every child's voice to be heard and valued with conversations and activities.
WA Madison Middle School Art Tech Computer Science Education Week.
WA Ida Nason Aronica Elementary School wide assembly; Lessons in all classrooms; Posters/visuals; Parent and community awareness.
WA Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula Sequim Unit Running a BGCA bullying prevention program called Be A Star, having guest speaker Gregory Marks who wrote, produced, and acted in Joenah. Bullying Prevention spirit week, Mix it up, PACER's Unity Day.
WI Lakeshore Tae Kwon Do, LLC Social Media pictures and posts. Wear orange to classes during Unity Day. Post Unity Day posters in schools, work, and Community.
WI St. Mary We will hold a bullying prevention rally. We also have items in place like a mailbox where students can report bullying if they aren't comfortable talking to an adult. We have posters in the halls, culture statements, buddy group projects, unity dress days, inclusive lunch days, and more.
WI Holy Hill Area School District We pride ourselves in being upstanders to bullying and cruelty at Richfield Middle School. Every student knows the 6 ways to be an upstander and practices these strategies. We also use Character Strong to promote mental health and well being. We have a Raider Community that meets daily so students have a safe place and a trusted adult in their corner at all times. We take reports of meanness and bullying very seriously so all students know they are safe and protected at school.

2023 Bullying Champions from Around the World - Supporting and Promoting Bullying Prevention In Their Community

- Mexico HighPoint International School by Tecnológico de Monterrey Providing character strength training to our students, teachers, and parents. We celebrate Unity Day in October, provide Olweus training, and work on different strategies to prevent bullying. We promote respect, tolerance, kindness and inclusion and promote a campaign about respect. We are committed to a positive learning community.
- Romania School Nr. 3 Horodnic de Sus Video clips made by students, posters, and role- play activities to help with bullying prevention.
- South Africa Zenobia Help Raising awareness; putting up Buddy Benches at schools, and giving information out about bullying.
- South Africa Visionary Consultancy (Pty) Ltd Social crime prevention, environmental educational programs and projects.
- South Africa Sedibeng Ju Jitsu Association Using my Self Defense lessons to teach about and assist in combating bullying.