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2019 Benefit Video: We Have Hope, The Story of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center

Premiering at PACER’s Annual Benefit on May 11, 2019, this video features Paula Goldberg, PACER’s Executive Director, sharing the behind-the-scenes story which set in motion the 2006 creation of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center.

Bullying Prevention 101

We have teamed up with Planet Fitness’ Judgement Free Generation® initiative to develop “Bullying Prevention 101,” a free educational resource designed to equip teachers, counselors and other educators with tools to empower students to prevent bullying and stand up for kindness. This comprehensive online module provides resources and engaging activities designed to help students develop the skills to advocate for their peers, whether you are just beginning the bullying prevention conversation in your school or taking further steps to spread kindness. The material is available for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Prevent bullying, promote kindness

UNITY AWARDS Awards held May 22

Congratulations to our 2019 national and local Unity Award recipients.

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Michal Mishan Headshot

Los Angeles NBPC Volunteer Receives Award

Michal Mishan, a devoted supporter of PACER, was awarded the “Human Services Center 2019 Volunteer of the Year” from Community Conscience , who hosted the awards and generously provides office space rent-free to the LA bullying prevention office.  Michal received this award based on contributions to the Los Angeles Gala, Youth Advisory Board, and other PACER projects in Southern California and Minnesota.

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Students With Disabilities Students With Disabilities

Students With Disabilities

A comprehensive overview of addressing and preventing bullying and harassment of students with disabilities.

Kids Against Bullying website Kids against bullying

Kids Against Bullying

Innovative, educational website for elementary school students to learn, engage in activities, and be inspired to advocate for self and others.

Teens Against Bullying website Teens against bullying

Teens Against Bullying

A website created by and for middle and high school students, with ideas to address bullying, be heard, and lead change in an important social cause.

Questions Answered Questions answered

Questions Answered

You asked, we answered! Response options include images, 60-second snapshot, longer articles, video and poll.

Event Kit Create a world without bullying kit

Event Kit

Order the “Create a World Without Bullying” event kit which contains printed resources for up to 50 participants.

All-In All-in toolkit


Free online, year round toolkit with a new classroom lesson each week! Create environments in which each student is INcluded, INvested and INvolved.

I Care Because

I was a bystander but this site inspired me. I want to thank you because of you I have helped victims of bullying

Julia, 19, Ontario

It's an issue world-wide. Most people say bullying is part of everyone's life, it happens to everyone. Well it shouldn't be the case. Bullying is wrong and unfair. It pushes people to the limit, makes them uncertain about everything. They don't deserve it. We are all equal, we all live on the same planet, breathe the same air. What makes them so different? 
Life would be nicer if people just got along. Bully is so cruel and unessicary. We can stand up against bullying if we work together. No-one can do it alone.

Amylouise, 13, Regina, Saskatchewan

I care because when you watch the news and hear that a kid killed themselves due to the affect of bullying, it sad. The bystanders claim they saw nothing. Unfortunatley i guess they dont have the guts to stand up for someone. They couldve saved a life if they spoke up. Its great that marisa, michael, hayley, demi, rj, and kylie are doing something. itsbecause of them that people try to stop bullying. R.I.P every one who was bullied to death, and god bless their families.

Tatiana, 12, NY

i was bullied for 3 years it was cyber and at school. It was terrible i am still very self concious about myself. I felt so alone because all of my friends turned on me so i was vulnerable. Demi lovato has inspired me to be a better person and to see light after the storm

daisy, 15, ca

I have been bullied since I was in pre-school.  Over the years it has gotten worse.  There are these really snotty girls at my school and they don't like me at all.  One time, I was walking behind one of them and all of the sudden she yelled, "Brake!" and stopped right in front of me.  I have my friends and family and they understand what happens, but the teachers don't want to even listen to me.  I told the school councelor what had been happening, with my friends, and nothing ever happened.  I feel something should happen, but I doubt something will.

Ciarra, 13, Colorado

i think bullying is hurtful! i does nothing but hurt someones feelings and makes a bad statment about you

jacob, 11, virginia


PACERTalks about Bullying - Season 2

We are thrilled to return for another season with more videos featuring interviews, stories, and informational content. New this season will be the feature “Ask Us” in which we will respond to questions from students around the world.

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Notifying the School About Bullying — Using a Template Letter

PACER Center has created template letters that parents may use as a guide for writing a letter to their child’s school. These letters contain standard language and “fill in the blank” spaces so the letter can be customized for your child’s situation.
(Word Doc | Pdf)
Version for a Student with a 504 Plan (Word Doc | Pdf)
Version for a Student with an IEP Plan (Word Doc | Pdf )

“What You Can Do”

This 4-part handout series provides comprehensive information for students and adults about how to help someone who is experiencing bullying, as well as how to address bullying in the community.

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Support Kindness, Acceptance and Inclusion for All Students

Become a Champion Against Bullying

Join the hundreds of nonprofits, schools, and community groups that collaborate directly with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center by using and sharing our bullying prevention resources in their communities.

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Survey Monkey Contributes to NBPC

Sign up and you will receive surveys by e-mail from SurveyMonkey customers who need your opinion. For every survey you take, SurveyMonkey will donate 50 cents to PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center, plus you'll get a chance to win $100 in an instant win game.

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