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Cindy Waitt
Cindy Waitt is the Executive Director of the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention and Executive Producer of the Emmy nominated documentaries Bully and Private Violence.

Entries by Cindy Waitt

Tale of Two Documentaries

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2015 | 11:04 AM

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."

Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities

On September 28th, we'll be attending the 36th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in honor of two very different films that we supported from their inception, Bully...

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The Shutdown Is Workplace Bullying Gone Wild

(20) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 5:34 PM

"Our challenge today is to explain how Congress evolved into our national nutcase." So says Gail Collins, in her excellent New York Times piece "Congress Cracks Up."

I'm not sure how many ways I can say I agree with Mrs. Collins, but suffice to say, I agree....

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The Upstanders

(2) Comments | Posted April 2, 2013 | 3:24 PM

Three nights ago, I watched the home-made video of the aftermath of the horrific Steubenville, Ohio rape of a 16-year-old girl. I can't describe it. Nothing I can say here can match the lack of humanity and decency I heard in the words coming out of that piece of rough...

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Who Did You Bully Today?

(15) Comments | Posted October 24, 2012 | 4:40 PM

I'll start. I gossiped about someone, and while that might not rate up there with threatening to smack someone across the face or actually doing it, bullying starts with words and moves its way up the pyramid of violence. That's how bullying works.

As executive producer and...

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Bully: The Sequel

(9) Comments | Posted May 15, 2012 | 11:41 AM

"What's next?" That was the question from Esta Soler, founder and president of Futures without Violence, and a longtime colleague of ours, as well as a huge supporter and advisor of the film Bully. We were discussing community outreach around the documentary, and Esta, who loves the film, knows its...

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