"It's not your fault, you were just a victim." We often use words like these to describe bullying, and try to make those who were bullied feel better. These terms can cause young adults and children to feel overwhelmed, or at the very least unco...
According to a study conducted by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network in 2010, 9 out of 10 gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered teenagers have suffered verbal and/or physical abuse from their peers. With today’s push f...
Brene Brown has experienced her share of hiding from vulnerability, and has tried her best to avoid it. This video provides a closer look at what causes us to feel vulnerable and ashamed, and what causes us to feel joy and happiness. Brene uses her unique storytelling abilities to explain the connection between vulnerability and joy, belonging, and happiness
01 About 28% of students ages 12 through 18 reported they were bullied at school during the 2008-09 school year, that is almost 7 Million students
02 higher percentage of students were bullied by being made fun of, called names or insulted in a hurtful way and being the subject of rumors
03 47.2% of students reported being bullied in a hallway or stairwell and 33.6%of students reported being bullied in a classroom
Major findings from the LATEST “Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results From the 2009 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey”
Tucker and Aleks got bullied when they were in high school, now utilizing the power of internet to help others through education, engagement and empowerment. They are using their full time jobs to fund this project, to create a community of action to encourage positive changes.
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