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Bystanders are Silent. Upstanders Live Out Loud!

Show you are an upstander or celebrate one in your life with this limited-edition from BullyBust partner Boy Meets Girl®. In support of BullyBust, 10% of every sale will support BullyBust's critical work in schools nationwide! Support the cause in style today & #BMGLiveOutLoud

“For Good” Video Contest Winners

BullyBust and WICKED are thrilled to announce the winners for the 2012 "For Good" video contest! Click here to view the powerful winning videos and learn more about this incredible effort!

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BullyBust Honors WICKED

This year BullyBust and the National School Climate Center bring you, the BullyBust Outstanding Ambassador Award, which recognizes a key figure or organization that has gone above and beyond to help raise awareness for the BullyBust cause, and bring critical prevention supports to schools nationwide.  WICKED received this special honor because of the show's dedication to BullyBust and continued collaboration in helping to create concrete bully prevention resources for schools-in-need, including the Stand Up to Bullying supplements and "Defying Gravity" essay contest in 2010-11 and the Upstander Alliance toolkits and "For Good" video contest for this school year. Congratulations!

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Video Announcement from Elphaba

View a special announcement from BullyBust spokesperson, Elphaba from the hit Broadway show WICKED! Learn how you can be an Upstander today.

“Defying Gravity” Essay Contest Winners

BULLYBUST would like to congratulate the winners of our “Defying Gravity” Essay contest—each one a shining example of Upstanders in Action!

Grand Prize WinnerAmmie, a freshman at La Cresent High School in Minnesota will be traveling to New York City this spring to see WICKED the musical LIVE on Broadway. She will also receive a custom WICKED/BullyBust Flip with a special video message from Elphaba!

Sarina from Cooley Ranch Elementary in Colton, California
Whitney from Meyersdale Area High School in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania
Natalie from Warwick Valley Middle School in Warwick, New York

Each finalist will receive gift baskets of WICKED treats that included a custom-designed WICKED/BullyBust FLIP camcorder.

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No matter what happens, though, we just need to stay strong. Things and people will come along who don't want us to fly, and we just have to block them out.
—Excerpt from winning essay