This list is to accompany the film kit Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case That Made History.
BullyBust is an awareness campaign designed to reduce bullying in schools by teaching students and adults how to stand up to bullying and promote upstander behavior. An upstander is someone who witnesses bully behavior and does something about it.
This watchdog organization advocates for bullied children and provides links to state anti-bullying laws, along with a rating of each law’s effectiveness.
The Committee for Children develops evidence-based bullying, child abuse and violence prevention education curricula that teach social-emotional skills to children, families and educators.
A clearinghouse site for information prepared by the federal government to help prevent and address bullying in communities.
This Wisconsin-based organization offers programs, trainings, and resources to make middle schools and high schools safe for all students, including LGBT youths.
Through national programs including the Day of Silence and No Name-Calling Week, GLSEN strives to assure that each member of every school community is respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Classroom activities, professional-development resources and free teaching kits to fight bias, reduce prejudice and promote tolerance and understanding of differences. Below are a few activities to reduce bullying:
Bullying: Guidelines for Teachers
5 Steps To Safer Schools
“THIS is Why We Need a GSA”
A Bullying Quiz
A Bullying Survey
Early Grades Allies: A Discussion Activity
Bullies Act Out
Playing the Bully Card
Bullying: Tips for Students
A Contract on Bullying
Programs and resources for teens, parents and schools, including information on National Bullying Prevention Month (October), online surveys and a digital petition. Teens Against Bullying offers engaging activities and strategies for teens to combat bullying.
This site provides a Diversity Tool Kit, links to anti-bullying resources (including a downloadable Safe Zone poster), and a school employee’s guide to LGBT issues.
Tools to create safe schools, a training program, updates on safe-schools legislation pending in Congress and advice for supporting LGBT parents of school-aged children.
This public-private partnership aims to reduce bias-based bullying and violence in schools across the nation by raising awareness among students, educators and parents. Also includes content on law and public policy; Spanish-language resources; and classroom materials.
This Boston Globe Sunday Magazine article examines anti-bullying programs, with a focus on bystander training.
This interactive Web site offers resources for children (including cartoons and Webisodes) and adults (including strategies for bullying awareness, prevention and intervention).
The Jamie Nabozny Case
Full text of the decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.