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|Not In Our School Quick Start Guide||Tips & Facts||Not In Our School/Not In Our Town||2012|
A Not In Our School Campaign (NIOS) is an ongoing commitment to empower students to create safe and inclusive environments that are free of bullying, anti-gay harassment, bigotry, racism, and all forms of intolerance. This is a four page guide to starting a Not In Our School Campaign (NIOS. The NIOS website http://www.niot.org/nios/about has an array of inspiring films and lesson guides (available to stream at no cost) with examples of schools that have initiated similar campaigns.
Topics: LGBT, Prevention, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.niot.org/nios/quickstart
|Not In Our Town: Class Actions||Tips & Facts||Becki Cohn-Vargas||2012|
Not in Our Town: Class Actions features three stories of students and their communities standing together to stop hate and bullying. University of Mississippi students peacefully confront old divisions and the Ku Klux Klan by turning their backs on hate, hundreds gather on the Indiana University campus to light menorah candles after anti-Semitic attacks on campus, and a massive circle of Southern California high school students break the silence about bullying at school with a loud and united chant, “Not In Our Town.”
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Violence, Youth Development
For more info please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEYVeKESmc4
|One Million Acts Of Kindness||Tips & Facts||One Million Acts of Kindness|
One Million Acts Of Kindness is a grassroots mission which teaches students the importance of having an individual ,lifetime goal of kindness. One Million Acts Of Kindness Week is an annual event which is always begins the second Monday in February for 7 days. One Million Acts Of Kindness Certificates are on the homepage of the website.
Topics: Prevention, Kids, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.onemillionactsofkindness.com/
|Oregon YouthLine||Tips & Facts||Lines for Life|
Lines for Life’s YouthLine is a free and confidential peer-to-peer crisis and referral line for youth and their families dealing with a variety of issues such as bullying, anxiety, self harm, suicide, relationship issues and substance use. It is staffed from 4:00-9:00 PM Pacific Time, Monday through Thursday by youth volunteers between the ages of 15-18, who are supervised at all times by an adult. Teens can reach out to the YouthLine by texting teen2teen to 839863, calling our 24/7 phone line at 877-968-8491 or visiting our website to access instant messaging or send in a question over email. Our committed volunteers come from a number of different high schools across the greater Portland, OR area, and go through 30 hours of crisis line training. They develop peer helping skills, learn about substance abuse and available treatment and develop a better understanding of a broad range of youth specific issues. YouthLine is a wonderful resource for adolescents who are in need of help, as well as those that just need a peer to listen to them. No problem is too big or too small to reach out to the YouthLine for support!
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Youth Development, Healthy Relationships, Gender, Teen Dating Violence
For more info please visit http://oregonyouthline.org/
|Out on a limb: A guide to getting along||Toolkit & Training||University of Illinois Extension|
Designed for second to fourth graders, this interactive guide helps children work through conflict.
For more info please visit http://urbanext.illinois.edu/conflict/
|PACER's Bullying Prevention Center||Campaign||PACER|
Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages and educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant and interactive resources. PACER’s bullying prevention resources are designed to benefit all students, including students with disabilities.
Topics: Prevention, Disabilities & Special Needs
For more info please visit http://www.pacer.org/bullying/
|PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)||Campaign||Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (P-FLAG)|
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays works to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
For more info please visit http://community.pflag.org/page.aspx?pid=237
|ParentFurther||Tips & Facts||Parent Further|
ParentFurther.com provides research-based information and tools that have been put to the test in the real world, as well as a panel of experts in parenting, child psychology, and related fields. The site provides practical, everyday parenting tips and advice for difficult situations.
Topics: Youth Development
For more info please visit http://www.parentfurther.com/high-risk-behaviors/bullying
|Partnering with Parents||Tips & Facts||Juliet Sternberg||1988|
This piece (with a separate link) is a subsection of Telling Tough Truths (nominated under separate cover). It captures some essentials of the communication to parents that the middle school community made when the student survey results were shared.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.nais.org/Magazines-Newsletters/ISMagazine/Pages/Partnering-with-Parents.aspx
|Peacing it Together: The Mosaic Project’s Musical Curriculum & Accompanying Activities||Tips & Facts||Mosaic Project|
The Mosaic Project’s Musical Curriculum supports students (K-6) in developing the social and emotional competencies that are key to their success in the classroom and beyond. The musical curriculum and accompanying experiential activities teach students vital skills about conflict resolution, social justice, community, diversity, interconnectedness, and peacemaking.
Topics: Prevention, Kids, Schools, Youth Development, Healthy Relationships
For more info please visit http://www.mosaicproject.org/store/curriculum-guide/