Prevent Bullying Now

You are in the right place if you are an educator, youth worker or community
mental health coordinator who is looking for solution-based, peer-to-peer,
empathy building programs that change behavior:

Ö  bullying prevention/social justice program;
Ö  world-class anti-bullying celebrity speakers;
Ö  bullying prevention task force program;
Ö  self-esteem/empathy-building activities.

Our programs and speakers have been endorsed by educators,
counselors, parents and most importantly students aged 7 to 17. 

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A TURN-KEY BULLYING PREVENTION CURRICULUM WITH SUSTAINABILITY AND REINFORCEMENTS TO LAST A LIFETIME FOR YOUR STUDENTS AND YOUR SCHOOL

Easy-to-use Facilitators Guide
20 Stop Bullying Handbooks
Assembly Presentation including banner signing and pledge taking
Fill-in-the-blanks Press Release
Fill-in-the-blanks Mayoral Proclamation request
Bullying Bystanders Unite
Cyberbullying
12 Empathy Learning Activity Plans (ELAP) aligned to national themes such as Black History and Physical Fitness month
All contain mandated learning standards

This character development, peer-to-peer guided learning experience is endorsed by educators, counselors and, most importantly, students.

UPON COMPLETION OF HEY U.G.L.Y.’S EASY-TO-EXECUTE
STOP BULLYING TASK FORCE PROGRAM, YOUR STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

Explain the reasons people bully
Understand the type of person the bully targets and way
Avoid and protect themselves and others from those who bully
Take responsibility for their own bullying tendencies and learn how to ‘choose to change’ their behavior
Know what to do when bullying happens to them or others (physical/emotional/cyber)
Institute a school-wide program

After your students have completed our Stop Bullying Task Force program, they will also be able to lead your school in a bullying prevention assembly. We also include:

Fill-in-the-blanks Mayoral Proclamation request
Bullying Bystanders Unite
Cyberbullying
12 Empathy Learning Activity Plans (ELAP) aligned to national themes such as Black History and Physical Fitness month
All contain mandated learning standards

This character development, peer-to-peer guided learning experience is endorsed by educators, counselors and, most importantly, students.

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HUE-MAN BEING PROJECT
Mandated Learning Standards
Language Arts/Health & Wellness, Point of View, Music, Art
This activity sets the foundation for Hey U.G.L.Y.’s self-esteem and empathy-building program. Please execute this activity before any other ELAP.

Learning Outcomes of the Hue-man Being Project
Upon completion of this ELAP your students will be able to:

Identify how their negative thoughts affect themselves and others
Assume responsibility for how they view others
Recognize when they are negatively judging themselves and others
Understand how their negative self-thoughts impact their daily lives
Have empathy for themselves and others by converting negative judgments into positive judgments

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Objectives
Teach students how to recognize when they are negatively judging and stereotyping others and themselves

Show them how to replace negative judgments with positive ones

Impress upon students the connection we share in spite of our skin being hued differently

Overview
This activity is designed to help teens and pre-teens realize that they have much in common with their fellow humans of varying races. The HUE of our skin should not keep us from interconnecting and creating a world of harmony and hue-manity.

NOTE TO FACILITATORS: Go to HueManBeingProject.org to see a mini-documentary of the Hue-Man Being Art Project including the circle exercise.

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I CAN SEE ELAP

Learning Standards
Language Arts/Health & Wellness, Point of View

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this ELAP, students will be able to:

Engage in various visualization exercises that demonstrate the positive and negative images they form of themselves, and how these images have the ability to influence their moods    Learn strategies for using positive visualization techniques  Assert themselves  Stand up for what they believe

Objective
The primary objective of this session is to show teens and pre-teens how to use visualization as a tool for replacing negative self-images with positive ones.

Students will learn to:
Look inside themselves
Explore their attitudes and beliefs
Identify personal accomplishments and self-worth

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IF I MADE IT THROUGH THIS, I CAN MAKE IT THROUGH ANYTHING ELAP

Learning Standards
Language Arts/Health & Wellness, Point of View

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this ELAP, students will be able to:

Recognize the power within themselves that helps them survive difficult situations

Identify their strengths and confidence. This will help them develop the strength to survive in the face of unpredictable or uncontrollable situations.

Objective
Help students get through tough times by reflecting upon difficult situations that they survived in the past.

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MEDIA LITERACY ELAP

Learning Standards
Social Studies, Ethics

Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of this ELAP, students will be able to:

Identify positive public role models from those that should not be admired

Discern what media messages can build a person’s self-esteem and those that can hurt self-esteem

Objective
Help students distinguish between positive and negative role models and behaviors. Teens and pre-teens are inundated with news about celebrities and often put them on a pedestal. This activity will help students differentiate the “hype” from reality. It will enable them to see that some behaviors are admirable, while others are not.

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SLICES OF LIFE ELAP

Learning Standards
Social Studies, Math

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this session, students will be able to:

Recognize that they have the ability to choose what they spend their time thinking about

Change their opinions about their value as a human being

Objective
The primary objective of this session is to help teens and pre-teens understand that the way they feel about themselves is significantly impacted by their self-concept. Teens and pre-teens who spend time worrying about their inadequacies and/or how they wish they were different, tend to have lower self-esteem.

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THANK YOU BODY I PROMISE TO KEEP YOU HEALTHY ELAP

Learning Standards
Science, Health, English, Public Speaking

Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of this ELAP, students will be able to:

Identify dangerous habits that can harm their bodies

Discover a deeper connection with themselves

Adopt a healthier lifestyle

Objective
Help students get in touch with their bodies, learn to love themselves and discover how things like substance abuse, nicotine, piercing, heavy back packs, poor eating habits, lack of exercise, etc., can harm them.

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HARMONY HAPPENS ELAP

Learning Standard
Language Social Studies

Learning Outcome
Upon completion of this ELAP, students will be able to:

Recognize and create harmonious happenings in their life
Recognize and create random acts of kindness

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I DESERVE GRATITUDE AND FORGIVENESS ELAP

Learning Standards
Language Arts/Health & Wellness, Point of View

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this ELAP, students will be able to:

Recognize that they are deserving
Discover many things to be grateful for in their lives
Embrace the gift of forgiveness

Objectives
Teach students valuable lessons to help them embrace deservedness, gratitude and forgiveness.

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WHY IS POSITIVE SELF-ESTEEM IMPORTANT TO STOP BULLYING? ELAP

Learning Standards
Creative Writing, English, Social Studies

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this ELAP, students will be able to:

Recognize their individual philosophies about what constitutes positive self-esteem

Realize how holding on to their power can stop bullying

Objective
The primary goal of this session is to have teens and pre-teens communicate to themselves and others the importance of having positive self-esteem.

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STICKS & STONES

Learning Standards
English, Social Studies

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this ELAP, students will be able to:

Understand that we have the power and right to reprocess hurtful words that are hurled at us. While words DO hurt, we have tools to control the depth and length of that pain.

Objectives

Engage students in a demonstration of the adverse power of negative words. Teach them how to turn negatives into positives through the use of acronyms.

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SONGS OF ESTEEM ELAP

Learning Standards
English, Music

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this ELAP students will be able to:

Work collectively to select three songs that will inspire teens and pre-teens to feel good about themselves

Create positive intergenerational self-esteem-building messages

Encourage adults to listen to positive self-esteem-building messages that are designed to help them relate more effectively with youths

Objective
The goal of this class is to encourage students to listen to songs that inspire positive self-esteem, equality, a healthy planet, peace and/or never giving up.