• You Are Braver, Stronger and Smarter Than You Think

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  • Turn a Life Around

    Bullying knocks down thousands of kids every day, but when one person stands, another will stand with them. You can be that person, you can turn a life around.

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  • Ask Jamie

    Whether you are being bullied, witnessing bullying, afraid of peer pressure, concerned your actions are hurting others, or something else, just ask Jamie! With zero judgments and her best advice, she is here for you.

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  • Lizzie Sider

    Lizzie is a country music singer/songwriter, who experienced verbal teasing and ridiculing from other children in elementary school. Her song, “Butterfly” tells her story and how she overcame her situation.

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  • Make the Difference

    Students in the advanced technology class at Columbia Middle School in Ohio created this amazing video urging students to make a difference by “turning a 180″ for students who are bullied.

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  • “Broken”

    Official music video for Anna Richey’s “Broken”, an inspiring song about bullying.

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  • “Bullying is Real”

    Bullying has been seen in schools across the nation, but a lot of times we don’t realize that it’s also happening right at our school. It’s important for students who are targets or witnesses of bullying to know where they can get help. Students from Leon High School share how bullying can make a person feel and give advice to how to prevent bullying.

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Features / New Stuff

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Make Plans Now To Wear Orange on Unity Day Oct. 21 and Show Support for Those Who Have Been Bullied

PACER has partnered with CustomInk to launch its fifth annual ‘Be Good to Each Other’ campaign in support of Unity Day and PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Month in October. The campaign encourages students, groups, and others to take a stand for kindness, respect, and inclusion by designing and wearing custom bullying prevention t-shirts. Official Unity Day t-shirts will be available for purchase for $12 beginning Sept. 8. CustomInk will donate all profits (approximately $8 per shirt) back to PACER. Be sure to order by Oct. 8 for guaranteed arrival in time for Unity Day. Order your 2015 Unity Day T-shirt at customink.com/stopbullying.


Join the We Will Generation!

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Want to be a part of the movement of students looking out for students? Learn what you can do and how to take the pledge:

WE WILL be the generation to:

  • Own this issue and be the solution
  • Make sure every individual knows that they matter
  • Reach out to peers and let them know that they aren’t alone
  • Establish a supportive community that unites in action
  • Change the negativity that has impacted so many for so long
Learn more

 


Tell Us Why You Care

  • Because bullying is affecting young children by making them depressed and sad.

    Fin — 12
  • You don't treat someone like that. Have respect. Don't let people walk all over you. You deserve respect. Not stupid jokes. It's not funny. It's mean. I don't like it. It reflects poorly on them. They are weak to pick on other people. I want to feel happy. Not feel hurt. People don't know what it's like to have people mock them. It's not funny at all. I dislike people who do it. I have no respect for them, they treat people like crap. It is so unfair. I work so hard. It seems no one even notices.

    Cheyenne, wyoming
  • I WAS BULLYED TO. I FEEL NOBODY SHOULD GET BULLY BECAUSE OF RASE,COLOR,LUANGUE NOTHING IT NEED TO STOP LKKE ASAP BULLYING HURT EMOTIONALLY MENTALITY AND physically AND IT NEED TO STOP

    angelica — 14
  • I have been bullied my whole life, it was done by my family and classmates. I have always been insecure about my body as well as my ears.

    Alexis — 16
  • Because I am the 2nd from smallest in my year I am bullied every day at school and I just want it to stop because it hurts so much

    callum — london
  • I have been left out a lot, been given the rudest glares, heard the things they had to say about me, all of it. Bullies destroyed my confidence, and they have torn me down to the point where i thought i wasnt good enough. I dont think anyone else should go through the cycle of inconfidence, depression, insecurity, and what they think is false hope. I have gone through a lot because of bullying. It has destroyed me inside and out. Bullying really hurts people, even if you dont see them reacting to it, you dont know if they go home and cry theirself to sleep or think about ending it because of one thing someone said. Thats all it takes to push someone over the edge sometimes. If anyone reads this and is being bullied, youre not alone. Talk to someone youre close with, it doesnt even have to be family. Maybe just a good friend. Whoever it is, they will help you through this dark time. I cant say i dont deal with it anymore, it still happens all the time. But my close friend has helped me see that those words cant hurt me anymore. Stop isolating yourself, dont hurt yourself tonight, and please reach out to someone. Best wishes to all of you, i hope you find your light. Keep fighting, it will get better. ❤

    Makayla — 15

Stories

My Story and Advice
Daven

I was bullied pretty badly in high school. There was one kid in particular who would try to make me feel inferior in every way he knew how. For example, he would throw stuff at me constantly, flick me in the head, punch me, wipe whatever he picked out his nose on my shirt, call me ugly and stupid, mock me and of course – tell me he would beat me up if I ever fought back. It was like his daily mission.

And it was my daily mission to just get through the day. What can I say, it made my world very small because that was my sole focus – just surviving. Everything else fell by the wayside. Unfortunately, that included any form of social life. So not only was my world tiny. It was very lonely. 

Looking back to that time – which was about 11 years ago – my biggest mistake was not bringing anyone in to that world of mine. I was too proud (and embarrassed) to get help. I would rather not face the fact that I needed help because in my mind, that would mean that the bully won. It would also mean that I was weak. 

Let me just say this – bullying someone is a weak choice. The only reason they come after you is because they think you won’t do anything about it. Does that make anyone strong? Absolutely not. Be stronger – reach out to a parent, a teacher or friend. Anybody. Simply admit that you are struggling and need help. 

You can put it like this, “Somebody who is weak and trying to build their self esteem up has chosen to do that by putting me down. The only reason they are doing that is because I am nice and I haven’t done anything about it yet. Well I am through putting up with this. I have basic human rights that they are violating to feel better and that it is just not okay. How do I handle this the right way? I don’t want the pain cycle to continue and become someone I don’t want to be.

I will close by saying this – I am okay! I am not just surviving. I am enjoying my life. I graduated from college with honors by the way (being stupid was lie…it is all a lie) You don’t have to wait to live though. Do something today.