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Make It Orange & Make It End! Unite Against Bullying!

It is estimated that as many as 160,000 kids stay home from school each day to avoid being bullied. Bullying in all forms, verbal, physical and cyber, can drastically damage self esteem, cause poor academic success, and lead to suicide.

Recognized as an important resource by the U.S. Department of Education, Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center calls for October 10th as Unity Day -- a time to stand up and get involved in activities -- at the very least, the wearing of the color orange-- that promote greater awareness and prevention of bullying in our society, and particularly in our schools.

In collaboration with the Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities, we offer a range of educational activities to "make it orange and make it end." So get involved and learn more about efforts underway to Stop Bullying by checking out the following:

  • Twitter: Follow the Center staff throughout the month of October, beginning October 1st. Join them at Twitter@FCAA2012


Everett Cafe & First Floor:

  • Guest Talk:  Including the Bully: Perception, Development & Peace, with Martha Eddy, Tuesday, 10/9, 5-6pm, 104b Russell

Second Floor:

  • Book & media displays, from Monday, 10/8
  • Make an anti-bullying bookmark, and enjoy orange-colored refreshments & other give-aways, Thursday, 10/11, 2-4pm

Please rsvp by Friday, October 5th with your interest.


Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accommodations including, but not limited to sign language interpretation, Braille or large print materials, and a campus map of accessible features. Address these requests to the Office of Access and Services for Individuals with Disabilities at (212) 678-3689,, or Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at (212) 678-3853 V/TTY.

  • Jennifer Govan
  • 678-3022
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