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Category Archive: Kids and Teens Against Bullying

Teen Uses Big Data As A Bullying Prevention Tool

Just when you were thinking the worst of big data – Big Brother, personal records captured and used by government and industry for their own purposes, violation of privacy and civil liberties – we’ve got a great story about using that info for good. Viraj Puri, a 13-year-old (amazing!) from Virginia, has harnessed the power …

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Welcome to National Bullying Prevention Month. Let’s move forward, with all adults and kids, to make this our most bully-free year ever – in our homes, schools, workplaces, and communities (including on TV!). Adults must lead the way for kids. Say “no” to bullying. Be an upstander. Behave yourself online. Be kind, especially when someone’s …

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Join The Crowd! Bullying Prevention Dates You Should Know

It’s exciting to see the huge groundswell of bullying prevention activities. Adults and kids alike are realizing how much power we each have to prevent and stop bullying. We are joining together and speaking up! Don’t be left behind! Here’s what’s coming up. If these events are not yet in your home area, bring them! …

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Texas High School Creates Award Winning Anti-Bullying Viral Video

The Great American NO BULL Challenge is a student-led National video contest and Teen Video Awards show dedicated to promoting bullying prevention and respect, effecting change in communities and schools using the power of music and film. Each December, students in grades 6-12 have about four months to create a 2 to 5 minute video …

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Teens Take Musical Action Against Bullying One Note At A Time

Here’s a great example of teens working together to create change – using their unique musical talents to reduce bullying. Sacha Edwards, a 16 year old singer/songwriter (a finalist on Radio Disney’s “Next Big Thing”) teamed up with Parker Forbes, a 14 year old a multi-talented musician (bass, guitar and drums), to create “Take a …

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Meet Jacques St. Pierre: 17-Year Old Founder of the “I Will Make It Better” Project to Stop Bullying

It is spectacular to see a young man inspire his peers at school, and the community at large, with his commitment to bullying prevention.  At just 17, Jacques St. Pierre founded the “I Will Make It Better” Project to stop bullying, organized a school assembly on the topic, and encouraged his peers to pledge to …

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