Bullying prevention events

Join in events across Alberta and the world that promote awareness about bullying.

Show Answer Bullying Awareness Week (BAW) | Nov 15 to 21, 2015

This annual event promotes bullying awareness and positivity. Let’s work together to create a civil society built on healthy and respectful relationships.

Promote Positivity and Post-It® Forward!

Albertans are encouraged to Post-It® Forward by writing an inclusive, kind message on a Post-It® note and posting it in their school, workplace or community, or sharing it online.

Find out how to Post-It® Forward

Alberta BAW Events

This year’s events focus on different bullying prevention themes:

Monday Nov 16 – Youth Engagement
The John Humphrey Centre is challenging young people to share their thoughts on healthy relationships.
Learn more at www.jhcentre.org

Tuesday Nov 17 – Schools
Schools are encouraged to set up a space where members of their community can post and share positive Post-It notes.

Wednesday Nov 18, 10-11:30 am – Cyberbullying Webcast
Panelists will answer questions via live chat in this webcast about cyberbullying and online behaviours.

Watch the webcast here

Thursday Nov 19 – Workplaces
Workplaces are encouraged to set up a space where employees can share positive Post-It notes.

Friday Nov 20 – Communities
Communities are encouraged to share how they promote healthy relationships through events and local organizations.

Saturday Nov 21 – Gay-Straight Alliances
School communities are invited to find out more about creating and sustaining GSAs at the 2015 Gay-Straight Alliance Conference in Calgary.
Learn more at www.ismss.ualberta.ca

Show Answer Safer Internet Day | Feb 9, 2016

Every February, people from around the world join forces for ‘Safer Internet Day’ to promote the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and youth.

Check out our resources to help protect you and your family.

Tools for Adults – Know more than your kids!

ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) teams investigate the online sexual exploitation of children. Through public education they teach people how to safely navigate the Internet and protect youth from sexual predators.

Resources for Youth

  • Badguypatrol: an interactive site for 5 to 10 year olds, teaching critical Internet safety skills through fun games
  • S-Teamheroes: an interactive, online game that shows kids how to deal with bullies

General Internet Safety Sites

Show Answer Pink Shirt Day | Feb 24, 2016

Wear pink on February 24 to show your support to end bullying and promote healthy relationships.

Bullying is a problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and on the internet. The pain of being picked on, excluded, shamed, assaulted, or gossiped about – is unacceptable.

Bullying Infographic

Get involved

Being part of Pink Shirt Day is easy. Wear your pink shirt, and share it with Albertans by tweeting a photo using the #StandUp and #PinkShirtDay hashtag.

Show Answer Random Acts of Kindness Day | Feb 17, 2016

Each year, people across the world celebrate caring and kindness during Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week.

Facts and statistics about bullying in Alberta (infographic)

Learn how to get involved at www.safeandcaring.ca

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