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How to Start an Anti-Bullying Campaign

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Instructor: Elisha Madison

Elisha has a Master's degree in Ancient Celtic History & Mythology, as well as a Bachelor's in Marketing. She has extensive experience creating & teaching curricula in college level education, history, English, business and marketing.

Anti-bullying campaigns seek to reduce instances of bullying in the community through several strategies. Identify the importance of the focus and components of a campaign, and how special events and safe spaces can be used. Updated: 12/28/2021


Bullying is considered an epidemic in our society, with kids and adults being bullied on a daily basis. But what is bullying? It's when people who are aggressive and intimidating to others try to control a situation with physical or emotional attacks. With social media, the bullying has been exacerbated because no one can get away from the intimidation and aggressive behavior. When you add that to the fact that many schools still do not have guidelines or rules against bullying, it becomes a huge obstacle for students and parents alike. To counter the negativity of bullying, many people have started campaigns and groups to help stop this behavior in their community. However, how do you even start?

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How to Get Started

The first question you need to ask yourself is: Why do you want to start this campaign? And second: What are you trying to accomplish? Bullying awareness isn't enough; people know there is bullying. So what are you trying to do? Are you trying to create a support network for people who have been bullied? Do you want to create new regulations in the schools in your community that handle bullying and its effects? There are many different ways to address the issue, but you do need to determine your campaign's general idea. Once you have answered these questions, you can begin following these steps:

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