Partners

Hey U.G.L.Y. - Unique Gifted Lovable You is proud to partner with the following organizations
that empower youth, as well as corporations that provide resources, assistance, and programs to our members.
To be a Partner, Sponsor or Advertiser Email PreventBullyingNow@heyugly.org.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are spearheading the Heads Together campaign to end the stigma around mental health. Heads Together aims to change the national conversation on mental health and wellbeing, and is a partnership with inspiring charities with decades of experience in tackling stigma, raising awareness, and providing vital help for people with mental health challenges.

Too often, people feel afraid to admit that they are struggling with their mental health. This fear of prejudice and judgment stops people from getting help and can destroy families and end lives. Heads Together wants to help people feel much more comfortable with their everyday mental wellbeing and have the practical tools to support their friends and family.

There are a number of ways to get involved with Heads Together, show your support for the campaign and help them start millions of conversations on mental health. Visit ‘Get Involved’ to see how you or your organization can support Heads Together and sign up to join the campaign and be kept up to date. 

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Thank you, Scott Hannah, for bringing this movie to us to partner and promote. We love it and the fact that it is a true story makes it all the better.

It is about a brave high school student takes a stand against state-mandated BMI tests of her peers, she finds herself in the middle of a heated national controversy, sparking a battle of wills between herself and government officials. 

Please see this movie. It will be released nationwide on January 24th, 2017.

Click here to watch the official trailer.

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Led by Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, the Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2011 to foster a more accepting society, where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. The Foundation is dedicated to creating a safe community that helps connect young people with the skills and opportunities they need to build a kinder, braver world.

They believe that everyone has the right to feel safe, to be empowered and to make a difference in the world. Together, we will move towards acceptance, bravery, and love.

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Hey U.G.L.Y. is partnering with Lizzie Velasquez to promote a documentary about her life called
A BRAVE HEART.

We recommend this movie and hope all students get to see it. After you see it, you will never bully, or allow a bully, to take away YOUR power.

Contact us to arrange a showing in your area.

Click here to watch the official trailer

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Hey U.G.L.Y. is partnering with the DVD release of the movie, A GIRL LIKE HE.

This mockumentary is about how high school popularity has a vicious dark side. It follows sixteen-year-old Jessica Burns (Ainsworth) as she uses a hidden camera that documents the merciless bullying handed down by her former friend Avery Keller (King), the most popular girl at South Brookdale High School. Avery’s monstrous bullying eventually leads a vulnerable Jessica to an attempted suicide that lands her in a coma. While Jessica recovers in the hospital, her close friend Brian (Bennett) reveals the footage that exposes a dark timeline of Avery’s abuse towards Jessica. Meanwhile, a documentarian further investigates the incident, capturing disturbing video of Avery’s troubling family issues that are at the root of her bullying behavior.

Click here to watch the official trailer

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e a STAR is an anti-bullying alliance co-founded by The Creative Coalition and WWE. Its mission is to ensure a positive and equitable social environment for everyone regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation through grassroots efforts beginning with education and awareness. If you're a student, teacher or parent, we have the resources and tools to help you put an end to bullying in your school and community. Start now by taking the be a STAR Pledge at www.beastaralliance.org

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Impero software creates productive classrooms, supported networks, and safer students. Impero’s remote monitoring and management software package, Impero Education Pro, was developed working with schools and education institutions across the globe to help schools make the most of the digital learning.

Impero Education Pro protects students using state-of-the-art internet safety technology.
It empowers teachers with classroom control features compatible across PCs, Macs and mobile devices. It supports school IT teams with a host of remote control and network administration tools.

Impero Education Pro protects students from the risks of working online and imposing acceptable use boundaries, with keyword detection, abuse libraries, blocks, filters, and Confide: an anonymous reporting tool for students to voice concerns.

Impero works with non-profit partners in the US and internationally to develop libraries of thousands key terms and phrases that are used when searching for or talking about subjects such as bullying, weapons and violence, eating disorders, and sexual abuse. The libraries, built into Impero Education Pro software, are referenced as students work online. If a term or phrase is detected, a message is sent to a school administrator alerting the of potential harm. The educator is then able to assess the situation and determine next steps. This revolutionary software feature, in use for over two years in the UK and is currently being added to for US audiences, is available for free to all Impero Education Pro subscribers.

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Love Your Natural Self Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving self-esteem and empowering others to be the best version of themselves possible.Created by Sanah Jivani, the foundation has many projects, most notably International Natural Day which is celebrated worldwide on February 13. Jivani Was diagnosed with Alopecia at the age of 12. As she lost all of her hair she struggled with wigs, self-hate, and self-harm. She finally learned to accept herself and, in ninth grade, decided to go wig-free. That was the beginning of the Love Your Natural Self Foundation. Learn more at www.internationalnaturalday.com

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U" Niquely “U”, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides a comprehensive approach to addressing youth empowerment and violence prevention through anti-bullying and suicide prevention programs for students, educators, parents and the community.

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National Honor & Merit Scholars Society (NHMSS) is an academic honor society dedicated to recognizing, rewarding, and honoring students from all academic disciplines. All of the constituent members have shown a responsible, sincere and zealous endeavor in both their academic and their recreational lives. The Society provides academic and career benefits, leadership and service experiences, access to discounts and savings, as well as scholarship opportunities.

The Society symbolizes the endless pursuit of knowledge and civil service. In order to cultivate a high order of personal living, a high value is placed on scholarship, leadership, integrity, creativity, and respect. The National Honor & Merit Scholars Society's guiding principle is to honor over-achieving students who possess a strong sense of individual growth, not only through academics but engaged civic responsibility as well.

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4H is the nation's largest youth development organization with more than 6 million 4-H youth in urban neighborhoods, suburban schoolyards, and rural farming communities standing out among their peers: building revolutionary opportunities and implementing community-wide change at an early age.

As the youth development program of the nation's 109 land-grant universities and the Cooperative Extension System, 4-H fosters an innovative, learn-by-doing approach with proven results.  The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development, a longitudinal study conducted by the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University, shows youth engaged with 4-H are:

    • Nearly two times more likely to get better grades in school;
    • Nearly two times more likely to plan to go to college;
    • 41 percent less likely to engage in risky behaviors; and
    • 25 percent more likely to positively contribute to their families and communities.

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The LOK Wishing Tree Foundation was started by the family of LaPorte,Indiana native in honor of their daughter, Lindsey O'Brien Kesling, when she died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning at the age of 22. The organization is a living legacy to Lindsey's volunteer work and passions -- helping young people and the arts.

The organization strives to keep childrens' dreams safe. Its mission is to "live love" through carbon monoxide education and unleashing the artistic dreams of youth. Through its arts partners, LOK offers arts program opportunities to children who might otherwise fall through the cracks.

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Stand for the Silent was started in 2010 by a group students from the Oklahoma State University- Oklahoma City Upward Bound Chapter after they heard the story of Kirk and Laura Smalley's son, Ty Field-Smalley. At eleven years-old, Ty took his own life after being suspended from school for retaliating against a bully that had been bullying him for over two years.

Stand for the Silent exists as a platform to allow Kirk and Laura to share their story and offer education and tools that will prevent their tragedy from happening to another child and family. Kirk and Laura's mission is to continue to change kids lives and bring awareness to bullying and the real devastation it causes. Since May 2010, Kirk and Laura Smalley have traveled to hundreds of schools and spoken with more than 580,000 kids. In March 2011, Kirk and Laura met privately with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in The White House prior to attending the first ever White House conference on bullying. Their story is featured in Director Lee Hirsch's feature film, Bully. Kirk and Laura have been invited to a number of conferences on bullying and met with Lady Gaga this spring at the launch of the Born This Way Foundation.

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Stop It is an innovative and user-friendly mobile app that empowers young men and women, schools and parents to fight cyberbullying with a few clicks of their smartphones.

Available for individuals and school districts, users can anonymously report instances of cyberbullying, and schools can manage incident reports in real-time and track response efforts. With smartphones being the #1 tool used for harassment, STOPit provides an effective solution to this devastating problem.

STOPit empowers the Future to make the difference Today!

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