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Cartoon Network supports kids with tools to "stop bullying before it starts" by focusing on kindness, caring and empathy

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Nearly two-thirds (62%) of 9- to 11-year olds say they have been bullied at least "once or twice" and children who say they prioritize "caring about others" are far less likely to bully and more likely to reach out to other kids in kindness, according to a major national survey commissioned by Cartoon Network. The survey was designed by VJR Consulting in consultation with the Making Caring Common project (MCC) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. According to the survey, a vast majority (70%) say it would help kids their age be kinder if adults in charge of our country set a better example of how to treat others.

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Cartoon Network Partners with 826 National to Create the First Inclusion Storytelling Project

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Cartoon Network is expanding its award-winning, "Stop Bullying: Speak Up" campaign by partnering with 826 National to launch the Inclusion Storytelling Project, which encourages youth across the country to share their individual stories about kindness and empathy in an effort to stop bullying before it starts.

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Cartoon Network Joins Forces with Chuck E. Cheese's to Support the Seventh-Annual "Stop Bullying: Speak Up" Campaign

Thursday, October 6, 2016

As bullying continues to be a significant social issue impacting kids, Cartoon Network, a division of Turner, is partnering with Chuck E. Cheese's to support the annual award-winning initiative: Stop Bullying: Speak Up. Now in its seventh year, the multi-platform, pro-social campaign was created by Cartoon Network with experts in the field to raise awareness, build partnerships and empower young people to speak up against bullying safely and effectively. Kicking off today, the partnership runs throughout the month of October, coinciding with National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month.

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Cartoon Network Exceeds Goal of Recruiting One Million People

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Cartoon Network, through its award-winning Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign, issued a national call-to-action to recruit one million people to speak up against bullying as a kick-off to National Bullying Prevention Month. As of this week, the network is proud to report that more than 1.1 Million kids, parents, educators and others to date accepted the challenge and "spoke up" against bullying.

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Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Join Cartoon Networks I Speak Up Call-to-Action Against Bullying

Monday, September 15, 2014

Recognizing bullying as a health, educational and legal issue that affects millions of kids and families each year, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have joined Cartoon Network's recently announced "I Speak Up" call-to-action asking one million people to upload and share "I Speak Up" mobile videos to help fight bullying.

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Cartoon Network Enlists One Million People to Share I Speak Up Online Videos to Kick off its Fifth Annual Stop Bullying: Speak Up Initiative

Thursday, September 4, 2014

As bullying continues to affect millions of kids nationwide, Cartoon Network is kicking off its annual Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign with a video call-to-action encouraging people to speak up on behalf of kids who need help. With a goal of attaining the combined voice of one million user-generated videos, the network is giving people the opportunity to say to the world, "I Speak Up."

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