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#ChangeTheGame

Macklemore, Felix Hernandez and the Mariners have joined together to help change the game and put an end to bullying.

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Change The Game In Your Classroom

Teachers and educators, you can help prevent bullying and encourage positive behavior among peers in your classroom by leading thoughtful conversations and programs.

Other Resources For Educators:

100 Conversations
100 Conversations was written by youth, for adults, and is a useful tool for teachers and instructors to incorporate conversations about healthy relationships, respect, and safety into already-existing curriculum.

F.L.A.S.H.
F.L.A.S.H. is a comprehensive sexuality education curriculum used in some King County schools. The program contains lessons for teachers that address social norms within classrooms and promotes positive behavior among peers.

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC)
Bullying is a form of violence and harassment that exists on a continuum. KCSARC provides resources for educators to help prevent all forms of violence within this continuum, promoting respect, empathy, equality, and healthy relationships.

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Help Your Child Stand Up To Bullying

Parents play a large role in preventing bullying. Talking to your children and teens is the best place to start. These resources provide information and tools to help with these conversations.

Some Facts About Bullying

Young people who are bullied are:

  • Three times as likely to bring a weapon to school.
  • Two times as likely to consider suicide.
  • More likely to self-harm.
  • More likely to use drugs heavily.

(source: Public Health Data Watch, 2002, Seattle-King County Department of Public Health)

Some Facts About Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is being cruel to others by sending or posting harmful material or engaging in other forms of social aggression using the Internet or other digital technologies with intent to harass, intimidate, torment, or embarrass.

  • May be used separately or in conjunction with other forms of bullying to harass and intimidate the target.
  • Bullying and harassment may be perpetrated any time day or night with increased anonymity.
  • Due to the nature of cyberspace hurtful messages and rumors may be spread to large numbers of individuals rapidly.
Resources For Parents:

StopBullying.gov
This is the federal government's anti-bullying website and contains information about all available federal resources.

100 Conversations
100 Conversations was written by youth, for adults, and is a useful tool for parents to have conversations about healthy relationships, respect and personal safety with youth.

Bullying Prevention
A Parent's Guide to helping your child learn how to report bullying when it happens.

"What Parents Should Know About Bullying"
An article developed by the Committee for Children to educate parents about bullying.

"'Bully' is Not a Noun"
An article developed by the Committee for Children about the importance of not labeling children as "bullies".

"Breaking Up Is Hard To Do"
An article about how to support your child when their friendships end.

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC)
Bullying is a form of violence and harassment that exists on a continuum. KCSARC works with communities, parents, and young people to prevent all forms of violence within this continuum, promoting respect, empathy, equality, and healthy relationships.

"he told me not to tell"
An e-book developed by KCSARC to help parents talk to their children about sexual assault.

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