Pink Shirt Day
Date posted: February 25, 2015
Today is Pink Shirt Day, a day to wear pink as a symbol of taking a stand against bullying.
Here are some online resources for young people on preventing bullying:
ERASE bullying – ERASE Bullying (Expect Respect and Safe Education) is a British Columbia strategy addressing bullying and harmful behaviours. Written for youth, parents, and educators, this website contains background information, links to online resources including videos and school policy documents, lists of community programs and services, and a reporting tool.
Guard against bullying: project resources – Guard Against Bullying is a resource kit of easy to access information about bullying and bullying awareness for youth with low-English literacy. The multimedia resources are in plain language, accessible to learners with a reading level of grade 3-4. The resources include 3 short videos, four fact sheets, and a facilitator’s guide.
PREVNet: promoting relationships and eliminating violence – PREVNet is a national network of Canadian researchers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and governments committed to stop bullying. The primary goal of PREVNet is to translate and exchange knowledge about bullying to enhance awareness, to provide assessment and intervention tools, and to promote policy related to the problems of bullying. This website contains resources for kids, teens, parents, educators and other adults. It is also a source for facts on bullying and news about bullying prevention.
And, for resources on preventing bullying in the workplace, visit WorkSafe BC’s Bullying and Harassment Prevention Toolkit.