Bullying is a serious issue that should not be simply tolerated as a normal part of childhood.

Our programs help participants make a positive impact against bullying in their schools and communities. Click here to find the most revealing statistics behind bullying – and how to detect it and take action.

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  • Bully Free Friends: Everyone’s A Star

    Schedule this program for: PreschoolKindergarten1st Grade

    “Angie Apple”, “Curtis Carrot” and “Star Fruit” introduce preschoolers and their caregivers to the importance of healthy and effective interpersonal communication and relationships. Specially designed puppets will explain how to recognize bullying, teasing, and aggressive behaviors and address appropriate ways to respond.

    Program Length: 30 minutes
    Meets the following North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development Emotional and Social Development (ESD) Goals:

  • Bullying Uncovered: Increasing Protective Factors for Our Youth

    Schedule this program for: Adults

    Bullying Uncovered is a 90 minute interactive program for adults who interact with youth. The program explores bullying definitions, statistics, and trends that include cyberbullying. Through small group activities, participants will learn how positive adult modeling and school climate impacts bullying prevention as well as tools to use to help children and youth experiencing bullying. Customized programs designed specifically for school staff, school transportation services, and faith communities are also available.

    Program Length: 90 minutes

  • Don’t Stand By: Be a H.E.R.O.

    Schedule this program for: 4th Grade5th Grade

    Research suggests that the majority of children involved in bullying are the bystanders. “Don’t Stand By” uses an intervention strategy that focuses time and skill building to help bystanders stand up and speak up when it comes to bullying in their schools, neighborhoods and communities. This interactive program allows participants many opportunities for discussion and problem-solving.

    Program Length: 60 minutes
    Meets Essential Standards:

  • Don’t Stand By: Be a H.E.R.O. – Family Edition (Online Only)

    Schedule this program for: 4th Grade5th GradeAdults

    Research suggests that the majority of children involved in bullying are the bystanders. Don’t Stand By: Be a H.E.R.O. - Family Edition uses an intervention strategy that focuses time and skill-building to help bystanders stand up and speak up when it comes to bullying in their schools, neighborhoods, and communities. This interactive program allows youth and their family member(s) opportunities for discussion and problem-solving.

    Program Length: 90 minutes

  • Friend Power

    Schedule this program for: 2nd Grade3rd Grade

    A fun and interactive session explores what qualities make a good friend. Participants will use their “emotion detectors” to practice interpreting facial expressions and will work together to create their own story about preventing bullying behavior. By the conclusion of the session, participants will understand how they can exercise their Friend Power to create healthy friendships.

    Program Length: 45 minutes
    Meets Essential Standards:

  • Middle School H.E.R.O.

    Schedule this program for: 6th Grade7th Grade8th Grade

    Research suggests that the majority of youth involved in bullying are the bystanders. “Middle School H.E.R.O.” uses an intervention strategy that focuses time and skill building to help bystanders stand up and speak up when it comes to bullying in their schools, neighborhoods and communities. This interactive program allows participants many opportunities for discussion and problem-solving.

    Program Length: 60 minutes
    Meets Essential Standards:

  • The Alphabet of Bullying Prevention

    Schedule this program for: 6th Grade7th Grade8th Grade

    Session One D Stands for Diverse – Students are introduced to the real meaning of diversity and are encouraged to remember that “I am who I am because of who we are.” Session Two B Stands for Bullying – Students learn the facts about bullying: how to recognize bullying, the roles of the “Bullying Circle”, and what to do from each role’s perspective. Session Three R Stands for Relationships – Students learn how to recognize and nourish healthy relationships (and how to avoid negative relationships). Session Four C Stands for Change – Students wrestle with video clips and role plays to exercise the role of a HERO through empowerment to make a change in their school. Sessions Include: Each session involves exercises, activities, and deliberate reflection. Students are challenged to “dig deep” into themselves and overcome real and perceived pressures in order to do the right thing. Each session includes reflection time with journaling responses to thought-provoking prompts, and there is a pledge at the end of all of the sessions, describing what is expected of those who have been through the program.

    Program Length: Four 60-minute sessions
    Meets Essential Standards: