• Bullying Is No Joke 5

    An evening of comedy in support of anti-bullying.
    Flagstar Strand Theatre 
    12 N. Saginaw St.
    Pontiac, Michigan 48342

    Featuring Kevin Nealon

    “Saturday Night Live & Weeds”

    Friday June 2nd, 2017 @ 8:00PM

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    • What We Do

      Defeat the Label strives to promote an inclusive, judgement free society.

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      Defeat the Label believes that in order to end bullying, we have to put the power back where it belongs, in the hands of our students.

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      Cyberbullying

      90% of teens who report being cyberbullied have also been bullied offline.

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      Reports

      25% of all students report being bullied at school.

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      Tell Your Parents

      58% of kids have not told their parent or an adult about something that happened to them online.

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      Tell A Student

      64% of children who were bullied did not report it.

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      Aspergers

      60% of children with Aspergers have experienced bullying.

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      Autism

      40% of children with Autism have experienced bullying.

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      Bias-based Bullying

      More than 1/3 of adolescents report bias-based bullying.

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      Online Bullying

      58% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online.

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      Strike Out Bullying 2017
      Play ball! On Wednesday, April 12th, Defeat the Label had the opportunity to partner with the Detroit Tigers to present another anti-bullying “Class Outside Series” program to over 400 students from Metro Detroit and Ontario, Canada. Over 400 students gathered before the game to hear speakers such as, Anthony Ianni; former member [...]
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      5 Reasons Why Your School Should Stand4Change
      Need a way to address bullying or intolerance in your school? Defeat the Label’s Stand4Change Day is JUST what you are looking for! Here are 5 reasons why your school should Stand4Change on May 5, 2017! 1. Unite with Schools Worldwide Stand4Change Day is Defeat the Label’s yearly call to [...]
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      Is Social Exclusion Bullying?
      Social Exclusion is now recognized as a sub group of bullying. This means that idea of excluding someone repeatedly, aggressively and on purpose with the intent to cause emotional harm to them, is right up there with verbal, physical and cyber bullying. Social exclusion is bullying when a child feels [...]
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      Keeping Your Kids Safe Online
      According to the i-SAFE Foundation, 42% of kids have been bullied while online. 1 in 4 have had it happen more than once. 35% of kids have been threatened online. Nearly 1 in 5 have had it happen more than once. 58% have not told their parents or an adult [...]
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      It’s the time of the year where all start feeling the stresses of the season no matter what holiday we celebrate. There are school parties and concerts, family parties and company parties, cooking, baking and shopping! It’s easy to get wrapped up in everything that goes on but no matter [...]
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