• CHOOSE KIND: Official T-shirt from the film WONDER

    Join the over 50,000 others who choose kind. Every shirt sold benefits PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center.

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  • This I Believe

    Five high school students read an adaptation of an essay written by a 14-year-old.

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  • What Should You Do? Ways to Be There

    PACERTalks About Bullying, Episode 19

    Insights and advice from students as they think through how to respond to real life bullying situations.

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  • Teen Talk on Cyberbullying

    Watch this short video designed to provide authentic insight and perspective from peers on issues related to cyberbullying.

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  • Together Against Bullying

    Animated video created from student drawings and writing, brought to life with the voices of youth.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • New Day

    When a high school student experiences bullying at her new school, she finds hope from her peers. Special thanks to kouraproductions for creating and producing this powerful video!

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Features / New Stuff

Help Create a World Without Bullying

Order and wear your one-of-a-kind official orange t-shirt to show that you are contributing to a kinder, more inclusive and accepting world. Orders are open during September and October so that you can wear the shirt during National Bullying Prevention Month, on Unity Day, and all year long! All net proceeds will benefit PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center to help us continue to work together to prevent bullying and promote kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.

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Choose Kind

WONDER, R.J. Palacio’s New York Times bestseller, is the incredibly inspiring story of Auggie Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade at a mainstream school for the first time. This heartwarming story was made into a movie and is in theaters now! The inspiring take-away message from reading the book or seeing the movie is to always CHOOSE KIND. You can show that kindness matters by purchasing the film’s official CHOOSE KIND T-shirt. Every shirt sold benefits PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center.

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Take The Pledge

Send a message of hope and support! Take the pledge and make a commitment to show that we are together against bullying, and united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.

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Teens Against Bullying bookmarks, new design now available!

The updated design of the Teens Against Bullying bookmark encourages middle and high school students with the message, “The End of Bullying Begins with You.” The other side features a pledge for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.

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Together Against Bullying Video

This is an animated video created from student drawings and writing that shows that kids want bullying to stop and want to be part of the solution.


student-action-plan

Student Action Plan Against Bullying

Wondering what you can do to address bullying? This handout will help you develop a strategy to change the bullying situation you have experienced.

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Tell Us Why You Care

  • Bullying is what shows the worst in us. I've been bullied some in middle school and in high school and know many other who have as well. If we can make this wrong stop, then schools will be better, media will be better, and life will be better.



    Eva — 15
  • Bullying is the worst thing in the world. Why would people be mean on purpose? Its silly. Remember, it is just as easy to be nice, as it is to be mean.



    Caralee — 13
  • Bullying should stop because no one should feel that way, kids should not feel lonely because of others



    Damarcus — 11
  • I feel like leaving other people out is one of the biggest causes of bullying. If you are being bullied don’t go back and try to be friends with them, instead be friends with someone who wants to be your friend! Most importantly, if someone threatens to physically hurt you if go tell an adult tell your parents or guardians to call the school or police where this is happening. BULLYING IS NOT OKAY!



    Emma — 13
  • Bullying is hurtful to anyone. But if you're going through it tell an adult immediately because if you don't they're going to keep thinking they have power over you or can control you.This is a serious issue.



    #Greatoakstudent — 12
  • I’ve been bullied since I was 7 up until even now, no child should have to fear going to school because of their peers



    Emily — 14

Stories

The Years that are a Struggle
Anonymous

When I was in middle school I had been slapped and called ugly and fat. I had started to feel the effects of my Dad’s passing. All of the looks I would get at school. In my sixth grade year when I had gotten slapped the principal said to me “It sounds like you were being annoying”. Him saying that made me extremely mad because did it matter I happened to be annoying does that give someone the right to slap me? Some of it stopped in 7th grade only little remarks like “ugh she is so talentless”, I was a manager for basketball not in basketball and the girls in my school had unknowingly gave me sneers and other remarks about my size (not big). Eighth grade year was pretty bad as well I had considered Anorexia due to the constant remarks but I did not become Anorexic due to the fact that I had somewhat of a support group. The thing that had gotten me through my Eighth grade year was someone I met online who had been through the same thing and at the time she was the only one who would understand without judgement. In my freshman year I had gotten more anxious with some anxiety problems due to the bullying I faced. I had developed a slight stutter when talking because of my nervousness and my friends had started to make fun of it, which hurt. My friends could barely handle my weird personality and often blew me off for people more their speed (Popular). The bullying had stopped except for the teasing from my friends. The end of my freshman year was the hardest a guy had called me and my friend fat, we went to our Physical Education Coach and he had told our principal. The guy who said “You need to be on weight watchers” said we had insulted him which was not true it was one sided. It was two against one and the principal said “He is going to bring *enter name* in”. The guy he wanted to bring in was not around us but on the opposite team kicking at the time he said that. Out of all of my years getting bullied this year is the worst. I am not fully over my Grandma’s death, my friend had told me she was going to kill herself then did not talk to me for a week because she was mad that I told my counselor, my dad’s death is affecting me a lot more than other years, and the homework is a lot. All of this stress is extremely hard to deal with and I don’t know how I am making it through although I am. If you see this I hope you do not go through the same thing I am and if you do I am extremely sorry for you and there is always someone to talk to.