I Care Because…

  • Bullying can cause things like self harm, etc. It can break people's hearts.
    It is not funny to make fun of people.
    It's not funny to bark at people.
    It's not cool to cuss.
    Don't join the crowds.
    Stand up

    Harper — 12
  • I live in a small town where everyone knows everyone and unfortunately popularity in school can be an issue. I believe everyone is entitled to be who you want to be open and freely without having any of your peers judge you to the point of hurting any part of you.

    A — 17
  • I was bullied as a teenage girl....because I was considered chubby. I feel for girls/boys now who have to deal with the constant bullying online and at school. It just never seems to stop....we haven't figured out how to raise up the next generation to do better.

    Jen —
  • I care because I have previously dealt with some minor bullying. I didn't last too long, but it had a slight impact. So I can sort of relate to what some people go through.

    Jaycee — 12
  • I care because I just care about people. Like if you're getting bullied I'm gonna feel bad and care.

    Joshua — 12
  • People shouldn't be judged by anyone, anywhere, anytime, and if someone is truly mean to one another, they can scar them for life. I feel like people who do get bullied don't really tell anyone because they are scared. It is really sad that people are so scared of a bully that they would rather not tell someone so that the bully won't be angrier at them. We definetly need more upstanders because bullies are just growing more and more, and if we don't stand up to them, they could take control. Also, I feel like bullies target people who may be weaker, younger, or shorter than them when no adults are around. We need to tell adults because the sooner we tell them, the sooner they will be stopped. Another thing is that people would rather watch someone being bullied rather than help stop the bully. We need more brave people and possibly to be more brave. If someone tells an adult that a person is bullying them, the bully might be like "Uh, oh" because bullies aren't used to being caught, and when they do, they think "This was a bad idea". If we all work together and report bullying, we might just put an end to it.

    Grayson — 12
  • I was bullied as a kid and sadly it doesn’t stop there. When they aren’t held accountable they grow up and bully adults too. It’s time to admit this causes mental health issues and not turn a blind eye and say “you need thicker skin”.
    What we need is love and compassion.

    Lea — 29
  • I care because I want to help people that are being bullied and I once was bullied before because my hair was too long in 4th grade and because of my height too.

    Juan — 13
  • I care because I have been getting bullied for the past 3 years and no one else should have to go through what I have gone through with the hate, and being treated unfair. we are all human beings that should be treated the same

    Macie — 13
  • I was bullied once and I know how painful it is so I don’t want anyone else to go through that pain

    Rhiley — 14