To provide awareness one child, one family, one school, and one community at a time to identify bullying behavior with a confident voice that will stop its negative impact on our nation by increasing respect.
"35% of US workforce (Est. 53.5 million Americans) report being bullied at work." (2010 WBI US Workplace Bullying Survey)
According to Cyberbullying Research Center 30% of middle school students were victims of cyberbullying two or more times in the past 30 days."
"62% of employers ignore the problem of workplace bullying." (2010 WBI US Workplace Bullying Survey)
"According to the National Association of School Psychologists, over 75% of students believe that schools respond poorly to bullying. 25% of teachers see nothing wrong with bullying or put downs and consequently intervene in only 4% of bullying incidents."
"45% of the targets of workplace bullying suffer stress related health problems." (2010 WBI US Workplace Bullying Survey)
"Researchers at Yale School of Medicine (July 2008) have found signs of an apparent connection between bullying, being bullied and suicide in children."
"Bullying is four times more prevalent than illegal discriminatory harassment." (2010 WBI US Workplace Bullying Survey)
"Children who bully at school are likely to also bully their siblings at home." (Dec 2009, British Journal of Developmental Psychology)
"WBI 2003 research found that targeted individuals suffer debilitating anxiety, panic attacks, clinical depression (39%), and even Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD). Once targeted a person has a 64% chance of losing the job for no reason. Despite the health harm 40% never report it."