David’s Legacy Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating cyber and other bullying, of children and teens, through education, legislation, and legal action.
Educate today with a speaker on cyberbullying
Unlike the days past where bullying was an in person event, often with witnesses, it was much easier for teachers and parents to see and know what was going on with their children. Today, with all the social networks that kids use these days, it’s very easy for teachers, administrators and parents to miss how bad things might be for their kids. It’s also easy to be a a lot crueler online with anonymity that social networks provide.
Much of what is happening today lies in a lack of understanding of what cyberbullying is and how much pressure it puts on kids. That’s where we can help you. You can book a speaker through this website to come speak at your school about the dangers of cyberbullying. These speakers will educate the students and staff on what cyberbullying is, what the laws are and how you can help protect yourself and other students from being victims.
Maurine Molak of David’s Legacy Foundation talked about the organization’s mission to increase awareness of bullying in the modern world of social media and technology. She discussed current legislation pertaining to the problem of bullying in schools along with programs and partnerships available.READ MORE
A year and a half ago, we launched the Be Internet Awesome program to help kids be safe, confident explorers of the online world. We built a little something for everyone: a curriculum for teachers, resources for parents and an adventure-packed online game for kids.READ MORE
Texas PTA first became involved in the work to reduce bullying in 2011, when we worked with legislators to pass a law strengthening guidelines for dealing with bullying in the schools. At that time, cell phones were still scarce in the schools, and administrators were reluctant to support laws that required schools to confront cyberbullying, but we saw where things were heading.READ MORE