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Upstanders

Why Are Kids Bystanders Rather Than Upstanders (Offline and Online)? Empathy!

Sue Scheff | Posted 06.06.2016 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Did you know that when a bystander decides to step in on behalf of a peer that is being harassed, 57 percent of the time the bullying is stopped within 10 seconds? Yet in most cases only 19 percent of bystanders will get involved in helping a friend or peer. Why?

Take the Power Out of Bullying: Bystander Revolution

Sue Scheff | Posted 07.03.2014 | Impact
Sue Scheff

Last fall during National Bullying Awareness Month, I read an excellent article by Huffington Post contributor Signe Whitson. It was called, "6 Reason...

What It Takes to Initiate Change in College

Sneha Jayaprakash | Posted 04.30.2014 | College
Sneha Jayaprakash

A person who is aware of societal issues, moved by the consequences of these problems, and surrounded by other empowered individuals will then have every tool necessary to begin taking action.

A Brother's Pledge: Standing Up for Love

James Clementi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Clementi

It is my hope that the future Tyler Clementis of the world will hear love and affirmation from the pulpit in all churches. While that day may still be a long way off, parents can make a world of difference by choosing a church family that will embrace all God's children with respect.