Partnering Organizations

Stop the Bully: 

Stop the Bully Ireland is an anti-bullying service which empowers people at all ages with the tools to effectively deal with bullying. Bullying in Ireland has become a serious concern . If you are a parent in turmoil about a bullying situation, a teenager who is having difficulty with others or a school who wants a program to educate, empower and really help their students then we can help you.

Stop the Bully is the brainchild of one of Ireland’s leading anti-bullying figures Pat Forde. Pat has worked with bullying targets, families and schools all over Ireland empowering them with the skills and knowledge to effectively deal with bullying situations and also improve confidence, assertiveness and self-esteem.

Pat Forde is a leading figure in the on-going anti-bullying debate in Ireland and has featured on RTE’s award winning television series Bullyproof and is a regular contributor to media debates on the subject.

Contact: Pat Forde, Ireland

Stop Bullying Now Foundation Inc: 

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Contact: Lowell Levine, Lake Worth, Florida

The Anti-Bullying Movement:

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The long term vision statement of Stop Bullying Now Foundation, Inc. is to contribute to putting an end to the epidemic of bullying among today’s youth, empowering them through counseling, life skills training, open communication, and creative outlets.

To accomplish this vision in the short term, we provide access to professional speakers and counselors, from the surrounding community, who are able and willing to assist these youths by providing their various needs.

For the long term, we strive to create awareness of the deeper problems bullying creates in the community as well as the possible solutions to these problems. This way, we shall contribute to building a strong community and nation.

Contact: Nicholas Welch, Walker, Louisiana

Free2Luv

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Free2Luv is an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to rockin’ individuality, celebrating equality, spreading kindness & standing up to bullying through arts & entertainment. We empower, engage & enlighten youth to be their true, authentic selves and know that they are perfect just the way they are.

FREE2LUV teams up with Celebrity Ambassadors, Youth Advocates and corporations who believe LUV is STRONGER than hate and BRAVER than bullying.

We hold hands with our partners to …

  • create thought-provoking awareness campaigns
  • support and produce community outreach events
  • create a cool line of cause inspired merchandise designed to create change

Contact: info@free2luv.org

Community Matters

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Community Matters is recognized as an innovative and thought-leading organization committed to improving the social-emotional climate of our nation’s schools and communities. Our work has been featured in numerous media outlets, and we have presented to audiences at the local, state, regional and national levels.

Founded in 1996, Community Matters (CM) has evolved from its earliest focus on youth development to become a widely respected consulting, training and presenting organization in the field of bullying prevention and school climate improvement.

Contact: http://community-matters.org/about

Cook Kind Kid

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Cool Kind Kid® combines character education and social skills development to equip kids to resist the deception that bullying is cool. The motivation for bullying, watching bullying, or tolerating bullying is considerably weakened when kids learn how to redefine “cool.”

Contact: http://www.coolkindkid.com/contact-us/

Stand for the Silent

 

Stand for the Silent was started in 2010 by a group of students from the Oklahoma State University- Oklahoma City Upward Bound Chapter after they heard the story of Kirk and Laura Smalley’s son, Ty Field-Smalley. At eleven years-old, Ty took his own life after being suspended from school for retaliating against a bully that had been bullying him for over two years.

Stand for the Silent exists as a platform to allow Kirk and Laura to share their story and offer education and tools that will prevent their tragedy from happening to another child and family. Kirk and Laura’s mission is to continue to change kids’ lives and bring awareness to bullying and the real devastation it causes. Since May 2010, Kirk and Laura Smalley have traveled to over a thousand schools and spoken with more than 1,000,000 kids.  In March 2011, Kirk and Laura met privately with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in The White House prior to attending the first ever White House conference on bullying. Their story is featured in Director Lee Hirsch’s feature film, Bully. Kirk and Laura have been invited to a number of conferences on bullying and met with Lady Gaga at the launch of the Born This Way Foundation.

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