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Resources for Students, Parents, & Teachers

Bullying Information Sheet

Here’s a summary of some of the information I share with students and parents.

Bullying Information for Tweens

Here’s some of the information I share with pre-teens.

Anti-Bullying Message for Elementary School Children

This is my message that’s printed in Buddy and the Bullies by Grace B. Grimm.

Publishers Weekly Bullying Resources: A Selected List

A wide array of books on bullying is available today. These books are appropriate for use in anti-bullying campaigns and classroom discussions. (I’m delighted to tell you that CAMP is on this list!)

Teen Books About Bullies and Bullying

CAMP is in great company on this list from the Galesburg Public Library, Illinois.

The Bully Project

The Bully Project is a collaborative effort that brings together partner organizations that share a commitment to ending bullying and ultimately transforming society.

Born This Way Foundation

Led by Lady Gaga and her mother, the Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2011 to foster a more accepting society, where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. The Foundation is dedicated to creating a safe community that helps connect young people with the skills and opportunities they need to build a braver, kinder world. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, to be empowered and to make a difference in the world. Together, we will move towards acceptance, bravery and love.

Teaching Tolerance

A project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance offers educational materials about reducing prejudice in its many forms.

Operation Respect

To assure each child and youth a respectful, safe and compassionate climate of learning where their academic, social and emotional development can take place free of bullying, ridicule and violence.

Matthew Shepard Foundation

To encourage respect for human dignity and difference by raising awareness, opening dialogues, and promoting positive change. To “Replace Hate with Understanding, Compassion, and Acceptance” through a variety of educational and outreach programs, and by continuing to tell Matthew’s story. We hope to persuade people to think differently, behave differently, and inform others of the importance and value of diversity.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS)

Founded in 1982, Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) is Long Island’s leading non-profit resource on the prevention of child abuse and neglect, and provider of youth violence prevention and child-safety education to all K-12 Nassau and Suffolk schools. CAPS offers bully prevention education, intervention, and solutions.

Facing History and Ourselves

Combats racism, antisemitism, and prejudice and nurtures democracy through education programs worldwide.

Long Island Crisis Center

Long Island Crisis Center provides 24/7, free, high quality, confidential and non-judgmental programs and services to support and empower Long Islanders at critical times in their lives.

This is a federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. There are some good resources here for preventing bullying and responding to it.

PACER’S National Bullying Prevention Center

This site has valuable anti-bullying information for parents, students, and teachers.

LGBT College Guide

The LGBT community is often targeted by bullies. Here’s some valuable information for college-bound LGBT students.

The 30 Best Colleges For LGBT Students

I hope this listing of LGBT-friendly colleges (from helps LGBT students find schools in which they’ll be less likely to be bullied.

Check out  “Soul-searching sentiments”, an article from the Hampshire Gazette, about what a school did on Valentine’s Day to combat bullying.



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