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Bully Prevention

Bully Prevention: Real and Virtual

Rona Milch Novick | Posted 10.13.2016 | Impact
Rona Milch Novick

October is bully prevention month, and as absurd as it is to think that a month devoted to a complex social phenomenon will have any real impact, it does shine a spotlight on an important issue.

Beyond Bully Prevention Month - Lessons Learned

Rona Milch Novick | Posted 10.30.2016 | Impact
Rona Milch Novick

In a world with such big problems, it is easy to feel hopeless. It is also tempting to dismiss the seemingly less violent problem of bullying as a school yard ill, an annoying rite of passage. Bullying is far from a "small" problem, and is not only devastating to children and schools, but impacts the larger community.

DOs and DON'Ts: How To Talk To Your Child About Bullying

Posted 10.18.2013 | Parents

“They’re just words.” “It’ll only make you stronger.” “Just ignore it.” Chances are, these are the messages your child has received ...

Bullycide: A Father's Heart-Wrenching Letter to His Son's Tormentors

Jonathan Hewitt | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Jonathan Hewitt

Six years ago, 13-year-old Steven Urry hanged himself in his bedroom closet after being tormented by bullies.

His Name Was Steven: A 13-Year-Old Victim of Bullycide

Jonathan Hewitt | Posted 12.16.2012 | Parents
Jonathan Hewitt

"We knew who beat him up. We knew who locked him in a cupboard. We knew who had held his head under water in a sink. So why hadn't we told anyone?"

Empathy: The Antidote to Bullying

Diane Murrell | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education
Diane Murrell

We must change from re-acting against bullying, to pro-acting for empathy. We change our culture by how we interact relationally with others, not by sloganizing.

Bully: The Sequel

Cindy Waitt | Posted 07.15.2012 | Education
Cindy Waitt

You don't have to be a filmmaker to stand up to bullies. We can all do something, as parents, educators, volunteers, students, and schools to help stop them in their tracks, or at the very least, decrease the day to day incidents that put our kids and families at risk.

Bullying: Putting Your Money Where Their Mouth Is

John Shore | Posted 12.10.2011 | Education
John Shore

When we say that we want bullying to stop, what we're in large part saying is that we want bullying to stop happening in our children's schools. Which...

Stop Bullying and Speak Up

Suzie Boss | Posted 12.04.2011 | Impact
Suzie Boss

There's nothing funny about bullying, but appealing to students' comic sensibilities might help open discussions about this serious subject. That's the idea behind the Stop Bullying: Speak Up Comic Challenge.