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"Founder and Crisis Intervention Specialist, Alexandra Penn, and I are proud to announce this heartfelt PSA, Too Late, that depicts teens reading real messages left on actual social media sites to those who took their own lives.

Thank you to the amazing team at Deutsch New York for spearheading this. The response has been incredible. In less than 7 days, this video has gotten over 400,000 views worldwide with media coverage.

Every dollar and voice of support helps save a child's life." #BeNiceNow

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Over one-half of all forms of bullying go un- reported to parents, schools or law enforcement.

 

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A program Inspiring Kindness, Respect and Confidence
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Long Beach, CA! 1st time ever "FAT BOY" 5K Run/Walk and ¼ Mile Little Fat Boy - Take your first step into a healthier lifestyle with our 5K Run/Walk. Whether you are an avid runner or have not yet started a run/walk program, this race will help you take that first step towards your running and walking goals. 

We know habits are hard to break, so we’ll be running, walking and enjoying donuts, as well as healthier choices too.

Enter as a skinny runner, or man up to the Clydesdale division (Athena for ladies), or bring your friends and compete in the team competition.  Team must collectively weigh in at 650 lbs. or more.

FAT BOY LONG BEACH 5K HIGHLIGHTS
June 21, 2015, register today
June 21, 2015 7:00 AM – Packet pick up @ the Shoreline Aquatic Park
Medallions to ALL FINISHERS (with Logo)
Technical Tees
ChronoTrack timed
Weight Division Awards for Clydesdale Men and Athena Women*

The Benefitting charity Champions Against Bullying will receive $3 per race entry after net proceeds.
Finish Line Refreshments: Welcome Dunkin’ Donuts, Corner Bakery, Chick-Fil-A, and many more.

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Please join us in our mission to help stop Bullying and wear one of these incredible T-shirts created by Brian Martindale of Karma Inc. Apparel.

Martindale, bullied as a child, knows how important education is for both kids and parents. He laments, "Too many kids are depressed and sadly some have ended their lives – unable to see a way out. Champions Against Bullying continues to truly make a difference as it has for the past 10 years."

Karma Inc. Apparel is generously donating $10.00 from every sale of the "LOVE" and "RELENTLESS" designs through July. Look great and send a positive message. It's cool to be kind!

Click here to order

CHECK OUT WHO IS WEARING THESE SHIRTS!

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During National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month, Champions Against Bullying is launching an Online National Theater and Video Contest, 
The Hello Herman Project, to help put the brakes on bullying, heighten awareness and raise funds while providing amazing opportunities and prizes to participate on Broadway with high-level industry pros  - open to high school and college students, individuals and theater groups.  

For more info contact:  http://championsagainstbullying.org and http://www.helloherman.com

 

Just announced! Talented Star Champion and You Tube darling, Megan Elizabeth, will perform a beautiful acoustic set!  

Please join our gracious hosts, the Purple Heels Society, for a Wine & Cheese Fundraiser honoring Champions Against Bullying.

Delicious treats, incredible raffle prizes and silent auction items abound. And, you'll enable Champions Against Bullying to help more kids!

Please RSVP.  Tickets are $40 at the door or in advance here: http://www.championsagainstbullying.com/donate

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VIDEO CONTEST - TIME TOYS, THE MOVIE!

Calling kids across the U.S.! Here's a wonderful chance to share with the world what you'd do to make a difference AND have the opportunity to win a walk-on role in an awesome new film TIME TOYS or cool prizes in a super fun video contest: "Make a Gadget, Make a Difference!"

The contest ends on May 20th, 2015 at 11:59PM PST with winners contacted by the end of May and announced on June 1st, 2015. Click here to enter

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Champions Against Bullying is excited to join forces with eduPOWERED Media Group to produce a nationwide Break the Cycle Concert Series.  Television airing partners include Fox, NBC, the CW, ABC Family, the USA Network and hundreds of local cable channels nationwide.

Additionally, eduPOWERED's movie theatre partners, AMC and Regal, will also be showing the concerts on the big screen in thousands of cities nationwide.

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Our Star Champions will perform songs with powerful messages to “Sing Out Against Bullying.”  USA Director, Leigh Rachel Faith, will interview the Star Champions as they share how they were inspired to turn their personal bullying experiences around.
Coming soon, CAB and EMG’s:

  • "Break The Cycle" Concert Series DVDs and Music download Digi-Cards used by thousands of schools and organizations to have "Break The Cycle" Anti Bullying fundraisers enabling schools to raise funds.
  • 1-minute Anti Bullying Game Shows bringing music and animation to a number of participating distribution channels including, Nickelodeon, Disney XD, ABC Family, the Hallmark Channel, Discovery Kids, Animal Planet, Cartoon Network and 100s of local cable stations to break the cycle of violence.

“Break the Cycle – Businesses Unite to Sing Out Against the Bullying Campaign.”  Businesses around the globe are invited to sing one or more lines from 1 BTCCS song and will be featured on the 1 Minute Anti-Bullying Hero Show for CW and Fox.

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Event partners’ renowned designer, Andres Aquino, and his latest collection, entitled “Blue Rose,” teams up with Champions Against Bullying in their joint efforts to heighten awareness and support for anti-bullying.  Meredith O’Connor, teen singing sensation and Star Champion Celebrity Spokesperson for Champions Against Bullying, opens the show. 

Part of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to Champions Against Bullying to continue to help kids manage and recover from the trauma of violence.  “We are excited to use our unique platform to help draw attention to such an important social problem.  Being nice costs nothing, as the saying goes. The world is a better and more beautiful place when we respect each other without exception,” Andres adds.

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Help Stop Bullying - Save Lives!

Hot off the press!

Welcoming new Star Champions Garrett Clayton, Megan Elizabeth, Pilar and Meredith O’Connor!  Check out their passion and commitment to both bullying prevention and their art here! 

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Alexandra Penn’s Tips for Teachers and Parents to Help Children with Tourette Syndrome at School: http://tourettesinfogizmo.com/videos.html

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RockStar Champion, Lauren Dair Owens donates song proceeds:  “I love working with charities and one of my favorites is CHAMPIONS AGAINST BULLYING.  Take a listen to the song I wrote about bullying and teen depression.  If you like what you hear, you can download it on iTunes:” 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/heres-to-us/id815466491?i=815466563

You can catch Lauren and her band, Gravity Hill, at Hollywood’s Troubadour on Friday, August 29, 2014!

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Come meet WWE Superstar Santino Marella at Dylan's Candy Bar in New York City on Wednesday, July 2nd from 3pm to 5pm where he will be hosting a "Dare to Test Your Limits" Party with Bazooka Candy Brands' Juicy Drop line and their official luchador Senor Sour. Kids will have the opportunity to spin the "Wheel of Dares," win candy prizes, get autographs, and more. For each person who attends the event, Bazooka Candy Brands will donate $1 to Champions Against Bullying. Highlight Champions Against Bullying Please!

Location: Dylan's Candy Bar, 2nd Floor, 1011 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10065

Time: 3 to 5pm

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We are so proud to announce that Megan Johnson, founder of Megan's Mission, is partnering with Champions Against Bullying, to raise funds and continue to heighten awareness on the pain and trauma of bullying and its consequences. She is the author/illustrator of 3 children's books and until the end of April, is donating $1 for every book entitled Growing up Different, and costs $10 plus shipping. Megan also has another fan and champion that will match her dollar for dollar!!

Megan was severely bullied in school and understands the lasting effects!

She is a testament to Eleanor Roosevelt's saying: "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

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A MEGA CONGRATULATIONS TO CHAMPIONS AGAINST BULLYING’S NEW STAR CHAMPIONS!  WELCOME TO GAVYN BAILEY, ALEC KING, BECCA KING, MATT RYAN KING + BROOKE ANNE SMITH!!!

AND INTRODUCING…NEW AMBASSADORS, DAVID KING + SHELBY ROSE KING!!!

Announcing:  The Stop Bullying School Tour 2013/2014
Music Is My Language

Presented by Champions Against Bullying and Big Dream Productions

The purpose is to Inspire Kindness, Confidence and Respect in individuals through music, an international language that everyone can understand.  Star Champions from TBTG - This Boy That Girl and MRK-Matt Ryan King believe that spreading the word through their music will help diminish and prevent this epidemic called “Bullying.”

To book a lunch time concert at your school, please contact: king55555k7@me.com

click here to download pdf

GO   CAB – CHAMPIONS AGAINST BULLYING!!!!!!

CAB offers solutions that can alleviate the problem.  A service helps you live with the problem.

WHAT IS BULLYING TODAY?

Bullying is about chaos – bullying, violence, harassment, torture in your schools.

Bullying is about bullycide - Kids taking their lives.

Bullying is about the crime in your communities.

Bullying is about the increase in your taxes

School needs to be a place kids learn at and like – not dread and fear.

Working together today, we can provide children with the incentive to learn and avail them of the opportunities to become effective leaders tomorrow.

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Champions Against Bullying is proud to announce our collaboration with the LA County Sheriff's Department!!!

We’re very excited about joining forces to get the word out about the escalating epidemic and the resulting consequences of bullying to students, parents, and school personnel.

We are developing anti-bullying workshop curriculum for a select number of grades.  Each student will have a copy of their own grade-appropriate The Go-To Bullying Booklet,” loaded with quizzes and multiple choice questions that review and enhance the lesson.

For more information call (562) 946-7263.  The creation of the workbook is the result of a collaboration between Champions Against Bullying and the Sheriff’s Department’s STAR Unit.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Success Through Awareness and Resistance (STAR) Unit provides drug and life skills lessons to students throughout Los Angeles County.  For the 2012-2013 school year, the deputies assigned to the unit will reach approximately 35,000 Students in 189 Schools.

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TEACHERS AND PARENTS - PASS IT ON!!!!!

A teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take a piece of paper and told them to crumple it up, stamp on it and really mess it up but do not rip it. Then she had them unfold the paper, smooth it out and look at how scarred and dirty is was. She then told them to tell it they’re sorry. Now even though they said they were sorry and tried to fix the paper, she pointed out all the scars they left behind. And that those scars will never go away no matter how hard they tried to fix it. That is what happens when a child bully’s another child, they may say they’re sorry but the scars are there forever. The looks on the faces of the children in the classroom told her

The message definitely hit home. Pass it on or better yet, if you're a parent or a teacher, do it with your child/children.

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The Power of the Bystander Watch it here

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We've come a Long Way, Baby. Have we really?
A feature article in Teach Magazine this month by Alex Penn, Founder of Champions Against Bullying.

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PARENTS: Does your child have a bully in his life? Could your child be the bully? How do you know? Join our workshops and learn PREVENTION – SAFE INTERVENTION - SOLUTIONS

FIND OUT how to immediately identify any signs of bullying and protect your child from further harm.

We always enjoy collaborating with schools, individuals, organizations and companies interested in KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE. TO LEARN HOW: info@championsagainstbullying.com / 310.993.8007

OPENINGS ARE AVAILABLE FOR OUR WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS, PARENT GROUPS, SCHOOLS, AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS, CAREGIVERS, PRIVATES, ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS.  For further information and to reserve a day and time call: 310.993.8007 or email:
info@championsagainstbullying.com

CHECK OUT OUR WORKSHOP OPTIONS: Workshops Options

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New section in our Website: TRAILBLAZERS!!! check it out!

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be a STAR
The mission of be a STAR is to ensure a positive and equitable social environment for everyone regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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Moms4FamilyTV is asking families and organizations like yours to support quality family programming and spread the word about Family Movie Night. We are grateful to all of those who are supporting the cause and hope you will want to join.

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In a wired world, children unable to escape cyberbullying - CNN
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Alexandra Penn, Founder and Leigh Rachel Faith, Spokesperson and Director of Operations for Champions Against Bullying are overwhelmed to be honored by the Purple Heels Society on April 9th. Led by Jennifer Boutelle, a social conscious maverick, Purple Heels is an international society of bold and ambitious women committed to philanthropy, personal and professional success, spiritual growth, and conscious living through caring, sharing, and original entertainment. Join the society. Help the world. Wear the heels! Visit www.getpurpleheels.org

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Champions Against Bullying congratulates and welcomes our newest Star Champion, Jennifer McMahon, recent winner of Mrs. Michigan 2011. Jennifer has selected bullying as her platform and CAB as her charity of choice. We are honored to have her on board. For more on Jennifer, click here.

Online voting for your favorite contestant starts TODAY! Please go to the link below, scroll down and vote for our Champion! Her heart is in the right place. She's all about protecting children. THANK YOU!!! http://www.mrsinternational.com/vcontestants.php#a

SPREAD the word!!!!!!!!!!!!!


 

Champions Against Bullying is a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.