Reach Out

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“Knowledge is power.”Francis Bacon

The more informed you are about bullying, the greater your ability to prevent it. These sites provide additional insights, resources, and activities designed to educate, empower, and engage.

Kids Against Bullying

Engages younger students, just like the middle and high school students that visit Teens Against Bullying, to learn about bullying, how to respond to it, and how to prevent it.

PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center

Leads social change, so that bullying is no longer considered an accepted childhood rite of passage. PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.

StopBullying.gov

Provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Facebook- Family Safety Center

Believes that safety is a conversation and a shared responsibility among all of us. That’s why they provide information, tools and resources that everyone can use to stay safe online.

Facebook – Bullying Prevention Hub

Shares tools, tips and programs that help people stand up for themselves and each other.

GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network

Envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. They provide a lifeline to every student whose sexual orientation or gender identity is used as a basis of harassment and violence.

Trevor Project: Preventing Suicide Among LGBTQ Youth

Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Their programs include the Trevor Lifeline, which is a national, 24/7 suicide prevention and crisis intervention for LGBTQ youth.

StopBullying:SpeakUp

Raises awareness of the simple, yet powerful actions that parents, kids, and educators can take to prevent bullying.

Bully Bust

Helps students “stand up” to bullying and become part of the solution to end harmful verbal harassment, teasing, and violence in our nation’s schools.

 


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Janet Miller, a teacher at Hoover Middle School, was blown away by district-wide statistics that revealed the risk of violence that transgendered youth experience. Moved by the statistics, Miller stated to her colleagues that it was their responsibility to create a safe learning environment for all students and that any type of discrimination should not be tolerated.