Apply for an Anchorage Bullying Awareness Grant-Deadline December 21

Preventing Bullying and Its Consequences

Spirit of Youth is working to improve behavioral health of Anchorage youth. Through community input and local data, we learned there is a direct link between poor mental health conditions and bullying. Our efforts focus on preventing bullying and its consequences, which includes poor mental health. Toward this end we provide training, efforts to improve policies, and build awareness around the issue.

Grant Goals

The four $3,000 Bullying Prevention Campaign Grants are specifically intended to support youth led projects for middle and high school students that meet the following goals:

  • Promote respect and inclusion;
  • Increase the broad community awareness and concern of bullying and its serious consequences;
  • Use of the Careline (More info about Careline at http://carelinealaska.com/);
  • Reduced stigma among middle and high school youth about reporting bullying;
  • Increase awareness among students, parents, teachers and ASD staff of what bullying is;
  • Community members advocate for bullying prevention.

Deadline is December 21st!  Apply here-> https://goo.gl/z13Z5M

Preventative Action

Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action

This article details CDC recommendations for action in preventing violence among youth.

Not in Our School Parent Guide

Not in Our School (NIOS) is a national campaign to create safe, inclusive environments. This article serves as a guide for parents looking to help take action against bullying behavior in schools.

Take Action Today

This article is from stopbullying.gov and provides some bullying prevention basics for those looking to get started.