Don't just stand there. Do something.
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on January 22, 2012 at 11:31am — No Comments
It is heart breaking news, that another young person has committed suicide, after dealing with years of bullying at his school. Click this link for more info and a full report at the huffingtonpost.
The family cannot afford a funeral. If interested in donating…Continue
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on December 8, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Before watching, please note, that this is a powerful presentation. Ultimately, full of hope. However, there are some pretty disturbing and graphic photos in the video illustrating the points of the presentation. Definitely an adult presentation.
We are in the business, of building…Continue
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Before watching keep in mind that there is very strong language in here. The words are ones I am confident most middle school and high school students are hearing, and maybe even using.
Just a warning though:
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on November 21, 2011 at 7:58pm — No Comments
The parents of a 17-year-old Indiana high school student say the constant bullying their son suffered due to his Middle Eastern ethnicity culminated in a beating that injured his brain, and are suing the school district for failing to intervene as his physical and verbal abuse escalated.
For more on the story,Click…Continue
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on November 16, 2011 at 1:04am — No Comments
Bullying is never okay. Here’s how you can be a kid against bullying!
Bullying can happen anyplace—on the playground, on the bus, in the hallways, even in the bathroom.
Bullying can be lots of things. It is hitting, pushing, name calling, threatening, teasing, sending mean e-mails, taking or ruining another person’s things, leaving someone out—and lots of other nasty stuff that’s done on purpose to hurt someone.
How can you tell if something is bullying? Just remember…Continue
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on August 30, 2011 at 1:44pm — No Comments
Our workshops with kids have a strong emphasis on influencing the bystanders, who are neither bullies nor victims, to make them show that they are against bullying and to make them support the victim, rather than encourage the bully (Salmivalli et al., 1996; Salmivalli, Kärnä, & Poskiparta, 2010; Salmivalli & Voeten, 2004)
During our presentation we aim to:
1. Raise understanding and awareness of what bullying is, recognizing it when it happens, and the role the…
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on May 13, 2011 at 9:59pm — No Comments
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So, I've had several people ask, or comment, that perhaps I am taking this bulllying problem a little too seriously. "It just happens" or, "Kids just need to kick the kids butt a little bit, then it will stop".
Consider this :
You are on your way home from work. As you walk out onto the street, 7 or 8 of your coworkers start pushing you around. They throw you to the ground, kicking dirt and gravel at you, yelling calling you names. Then they drag you a block…Continue
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I was looking to see the changes, or actions taken by family, friends, schools since…Continue
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as posted at the huffington post
For 6-year-old LaNiyah Bailey, being teased and called names because of her weight was a constant struggle.
LaNiyah decided to pick up the pen to describe…Continue
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