07/21/2010 01:26 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ziainey Stokes, Bullied Student, Receives Letter From Obama, Takes Action About School Bullying

Philadelphia 5th grader Ziainey Stokes was so sick of being bullied at school, and concerned for the other students facing similar attacks, that she decided to take action -- by penning a letter to President Obama. The President, who stays connected with the American people by reading at least ten letters from the public a day, read Ziainey's letter and wrote a response. reports the President's words inspired the young girl to found the group "No Kid Should Be Bullied," a program she hopes to expand to other local schools.

Local news station WPVI reports from Philadelphia.