What we know

Bullies grow older. School ground to workplace, bullies cost you money in terms productivity loss, absenteeism, turnover and outright violence. Damage is exponential and can last a lifetime. Bullies casts a pall over our great city.

Experts are saying that the key to stopping a bully lies with the bystanders. Focusing on the bully or the victim doesn’t work.

Stand up, speak up — together. Bullying can be stopped. Bullies can become converts.

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Valuable links for a bully-free society:

Lady Gaga at Harvard – Excellent article on stopping bullying:

http://www.nytimes.com.2012/03/01/opinion/kristof-born-to-not-get-bullied.html?emc=eta1

This strategy against bullying actually works:

http://nogginstrain.blogspot.com/2011/11/true-story-end-to-bullying.html

Young voice garners huge petition to open “Bully” movie rating to younger age group:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/katy-butler-a-new-voice-against-bullying/2012/03/16/gIQAXUPbHS_story.html

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Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (Pennsylvania Civil Rights Agency)

Philadelphia Regional Office
110 North 8th Street, Suite 501
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 560-2496
(215) 560-3599 TTY users only
(serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties)

http://www.phrc.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/phrc_home/18970

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