Changing Social Norms

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As a group, we can change the social norms which allow intimidation to prevent us from coming to the aid aid of others, or being comfortable with who we are as individuals.

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From “Cast-out” to “Stand-out”

The concept that certain individuals will be cast out for being different is a well-entrenched part of our culture. Many people feel that bullying is a “normal” part of growing up.  Our parents experienced bullying; it has been the topic of many coming of age movies and books; and it is an acknowledged issue in … Continue Reading

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There is no time to lose.

During this 2012 holiday season, I want to take a moment to thank all of you that have joined Clique In in our bullying prevention efforts. Yet, it saddens me to say that we are not moving fast enough to help our students in need.   Since I started this organization in 2009 over 70 students … Continue Reading

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Stand Together Against Bullying

Your Voice Matters

While there may always be bullies in the world, our response to bullying as a culture can change the effect bullying has on potential victims.   Instead of tacit acceptance of bullying by standing mute while others are victimized, we have to teach our youth to collectively stand together with the victim.  By showing group support … Continue Reading

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Were You “Different” In School?

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It's Not Just Bullying

Did Bullying Impact You?

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Tell us your experience. You may leave an anonymous response below. If you would like to write more about your experience with bullying, you can submit your story, or email Gail Murphy at gailmurphy@cliquein.org.  

It's Not Just Bullying

Fear of Bullying Prevents Learning

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One Elementary School Teacher Explains the Impact Bullying Has in Her School, and What She Is Doing to Change It Bullying takes many forms.  It affects people of all ages, races, and income levels.  It is a virus that has spanned generations and has reached pandemic proportions.  It needs to stop. Your three-year-old daughter doesn’t … Continue Reading

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