Tag: bullying in schools

“Bye Bye Bullying” Video Contest – San Francisco Community United Against Bullying

Last week, I had the honor of speaking at a press conference held by San Fransisco District Attorney George Gascon to kick off their subcommittee’s “Bye Bye Bullying” video contest for middle and high school students in San Francisco, for which I am a Judge and Kidpower is a co-sponsor.


How To Stop Bullying Where It Starts

Bullying Prevention Expert and Kidpower Leader, Irene van der Zande, calls for adults to turn anxiety into positive action to stop bullying. Here are five practical and positive actions adults can start immediately to turn the tide of bullying and help create schools, neighborhoods and communities of caring, respect and safety for all of their members.


5 Actions Adults Can Take NOW to Protect Kids From Bullying

Bullying Prevention Expert and Kidpower Leader, Irene van der Zande, calls for adults to turn anxiety nto positive action to stop bullying. Here are five practical and positive actions adults can start immediately to turn the tide of bullying and help create schools, neighborhoods and communities of caring, respect and safety for all of their members.


Stop Kids From Throwing Stones – Emergency Action to Protect Kids From Bullying

Tell kids when their words or actions can be hurtful. Coach them to practice saying something respectful and doing something safer instead.


Jamey Rodemeyer – What Might Have Made a Difference?

Once again, the news is filled with the tragic story of a teen suicide from bullying – this time of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer who lost hope after being bullied repeatedly and took his life. How does something like this happen? And, what can we do to prevent another tragedy? Progress is being made, but the best anti-bullying laws, policies, and programs in the world won’t work if adults don’t notice and intervene in the moment when bullying occurs – and if kids don’t have skills for managing their emotional triggers, staying in charge of what they say and do, and being persistent in getting help.


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