• How to React if you're being Bullied?

  • We’ve all been called names. Many of us have been bullied. Enough is Enough!

    • What We Do

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

    • How We Do It

      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.

    • Students

      Empower students to take a stand for themselves and others by providing them with the skills and tools necessary to create a bully free society.

    • Educators

      Collaborate and empower educators to provide a safe school environment for all.

    • Communities

      Advocate on behalf of students and educators on the importance of creating a bully free society, void of social labels and labels and stereotypes.

  • Educational Programming & Educational Events

    We offer a variety of ways that students and their communities can learn how to empower themselves and stand up against bullying.
    Defeat the Label’s programs are designed to help schools engage in proactive efforts to build awareness, reduce bullying and create empathy.
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  • Get Involved with our movement and join Defeat the Label

    Everyone can get involved with Defeat the Label!
    Take our Weekly Challenges, join us on Social Media, or help bring Defeat the Label’s programs to your local schools! There are many ways that you can help put an end to bullying in your community!
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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.

  • Join the Defeat The Label Social Media Challenge!

    Challenge yourself to complete each weekly mission and make a difference in your community today!

    • Spread the Word- Everyone Can Participate!
    • Share the Mission on Your Social Media
    • Be Creative!
    • How Did it Feel?
    • Share Your Completed Mission!
    • Empower Others!
  • Embrace Your Creative Side and Show Someone You Care!

    This week, we challenge you to express your feelings through art. Then give the piece that you created to someone to make them feel loved or cared for! 

     

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      A Community Conversation on Bullying
      Here at Defeat the Label, we are really proud to call ourselves a community organization. We don’t just work with schools and teachers, nor do we just work with parents. We certainly do not just work with students. We work with all everybody to address the overall situations of bullying [...]
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      Strike Out Bullying!
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      Stand4Change 2016 Breaks Records!
      With Stand4Change Day 2016 and our 2015-2016 Upstander and In Your School programs in the books, we wanted to share some exciting numbers with you! 5.2 Million-  Over 5.2 million students took part in Stand4Change 2016 and took a stand in their schools and communities to say that bullying is not [...]
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      Stand4Change Day
      Defeat the Label was created to help students take a stand against bullying in their schools and communities. From the beginning, one of our main goals was to host an annual event where students would have the opportunity to physically take a stand in their own schools and provide them [...]
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