It’s Bullying Prevention Day

Today is World Day of Bullying Prevention, an opportunity to redouble our efforts to make our worlds kinder places.

Bullying Prevention Day Poster [DOWNLOAD]

Have you been bullied? Have you been a bully yourself? Do you understand not only the hurt but the serious physical and psychological harm that bullying can cause? Do you know how to prevent bullying, and respond to incidents when they occur? Do you model good online behavior?

Take a moment to educate yourself by checking out the many national, state, and local resources about bullying at www.thesophiefund.com/bullying.

Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center offers free online resources for National Bullying Prevention Month to engage students in social and emotional learning amid Covid-19 restrictions. The resources include videos, art projects, role playing, pledge signing, and other activities that can be organized during Bullying Prevention Month.

Some other useful resources include:

stopbullying.gov

A U.S. government website managed by the Department of Health and Human Services providing information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center

Pacer provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.

Stomp Out Bullying

Stomp Out Bullying calls itself the leading national bullying and cyberbullying prevention organization for kids and teens in the U.S.

Cyberbullying Research Center

The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

“The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is the most researched and best-known bullying prevention program available today.”

Anti-Bullying Institute

The Anti-Bullying Institute offers wide-ranging, hands-on programs designed to empower children, parents, school and youth organization personnel to effectively deal with the issue of bullying.

Tyler Clementi Foundation

The Tyler Clementi Foundation works to prevent bullying of vulnerable individuals including in the LGBTQ community through inclusion and creation of safe spaces.

Stomp Out Bullying

Stomp Out Bullying calls itself the leading national bullying and cyberbullying prevention organization for kids and teens in the U.S.

New York State Center for School Safety

The center offers professional development and technical assistance to schools and districts for maintaining safe and healthy learning environments.

Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

DASA seeks to provide New York’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function.

Dignity Act: What You Need to Know, TST BOCES

Dignity for All Students Act: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers, Ithaca City School District