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Lakeview Receives Award For Anti-Bullying Projects

Lakeview Junior/Senior High School has recently been recognized for their continuous effort to teach their school how to take action against bullying. They’ve be awarded the Youth for Christ’s Make a Difference Award. READ MORE

Bill Cracking Down On Bullying Approved

Senator Jacob Candelaria sponsored the Carlos Vigil Memorial Act in an effort to “cultivate a statewide culture where bullying is not accepted.” The bill in named after 17-year-old Carlos Vigil who took his own life because of the vicious bullying he endured. READ MORE

Officials Take Aim At Online Bullying

Toledo Public Schools in Ohio is busy developing a new policy to take aim at online bullying. “I think that cyberbullying has become more and more evident every year, just because social media has expanded so much,” says TPS Chief of Staff, Brian Murphy. READ MORE

Lafayette Teen In NY Fashion Week Anti-Bullying Campaign

Comeaux High School’s 16-year-old, Sydney Trim, is taking a message with her as she walks as a model in Couture Fashion Week New York. Couture Fashion Week’s producer and designer, Andrew Aquino, partnered with Champions Against Bullying to present her special “Blue Rose” collection. READ MORE

Concerts Deliver Anti-Bullying Message

Dillon Smith, Houston native, directed an anti-bullying conversation using music. The National Center for Education Statistics and Bureaus of Justice Statistics stated that 28% of students nationwide in grades 6 -12 experience bullying.  READ MORE

App That Help Parents Talk To Children About Bullying

KnowBullying is a new app for smartphones that helps parents start a conversation about bullying with their children. Carin Ponder was bullied growing up and doesn’t want the same fate for her twelve year old son.  READ MORE

Harlem Globetrotters Advocate For Bullying Prevention

Some lucky students at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School will be learning the ABC’s of Bullying Prevention from the Harlem Globetrotters. The program hopes to empower today’s youth to take Action, be Brave and show Compassion. READ MORE

New Anti-Bullying Programs In Local Schools

The shooting incident that took place on October 24th and a recent increase in teenage harassment has the United Way encouraging schools to bolster their anti-bullying programs in area high schools. READ MORE

Rocketown Host Anti-Bullying Rally

Magen Brown, 18 years-old, was bullied as a child, but in high school found herself the bully after she joined the beauty pageant and became a cheerleader. READ MORE