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Bullying Bystanders

Lessons from Holocaust Survivors: Stand Up to Hatred

Harriet L. Cohen, PhD, MSW | Posted 08.13.2012 | College
Harriet L. Cohen, PhD, MSW

Make a personal commitment to challenge injustice whenever you see it. Believe it or not, you can make a difference.

Could An Empathetic Bystander Have Helped My Brother?

James Clementi | Posted 08.13.2012 | Gay Voices
James Clementi

An entire dormitory full of students plus an online circle of acquaintances were made aware of the bullying that my brother endured. Not one person got involved, informed an authority figure, told the bully that he was in the wrong, or checked on Tyler to see if he was OK.

What We're NOT Doing To Prevent Bullying -- But Need To Start

Richard Weissbourd | Posted 04.29.2012 | Parents
Richard Weissbourd

The best way to prevent bullying -- and many other forms of cruelty and harassment -- is to encourage and enable children to care for and take responsibility for each other. Research indicates that bullying is greatly reduced in particular when children who witness bullying stand up for the victim.

School Bullying: Empowering Bystanders

Rosalind Wiseman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Rosalind Wiseman

What far too many kids know and experience on a daily basis but we deny is that far too many adults are ill-equipped to respond effectively and often only cause the child to give up on adults entirely.