Heroes Against Bullies: Julie Hertzog

Now, more than ever, we need teachers, parents, kids and advocates who will stand against bullying behavior and work to eliminate its catastrophic impact on schools, families and communities. The year 2014 was filled with heartbreaking stories about students driven to suicide after being bullied and taunted. Some victims, such as 11-year-old Michael Morones-Suttle, would survive their suicide attempts only to live Read More

Lincoln High School Student Assaulted in Another Bullying Incident

There have been several bullying incidents in Lincoln, Nebraska and the trend seems to be continuing. This year alone, there have been more than three bullying attacks recorded and posted on social media sites, such as Facebook. ABC 8 reports that on Wed. Dec. 17, another bullying video, this time of high school student Jared Williamson, hit the social media airwaves. In the bullying video, Williamson is seen Read More

Bullying Warning Signs

There is no single final list of warning signs that a child is bullied, but there are categories of symptoms that parents can use to determine whether a child is being bullied. Signs that a child is experiencing bullying can include: Missing money Missing expensive electronics Bruises and wounds that are not explained Emotional outbursts at home Depression and withdrawal Hungry when they come Read More

Thanks for Attending Stand for the Silent Anti-Bullying Event

In an impressive display of solidarity, more than 70 members of the Omaha, Nebraska community came together to support Stand for the Silent's anti-bullying event held at Morton Magnet Middle School on Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014. The keynote speaker at the event, Kirk Smalley, shared his passion for eliminating bullying behavior and the story of his young bullied son, Ty Field-Smalley. The sign that Kirk Smalley is Read More

Thomas Inkelaar to Speak at Stand for the Silent Anti-Bullying Event

Thomas Inkelaar, founding partner of Inkelaar Law, and a leading anti-bullying lawyer in Nebraska, will be joining concerned citizens to speak at an anti-bullying event on Wednesday October 29th. Stand for the Silent, a grassroots anti-bullying organization will be hosting an event for families and students at Morton Magnet Middle School in Omaha, Nebraska. The organization was created in the wake of a tragic Read More