About Be Strong
Be Strong is a nonprofit organization designed to Save Lives + End Bullying among students in America. Bullying has become a pervasive and unwelcome reality among our youth today, and not just in our children’s schools but in the online world as well.
Empowering youth to be the change they want to see in our world through hope and resiliency training. Not all aggressive behavior is qualified as bullying, our step one is to create awareness for students, parents/guardians, teachers and administrators to identify what bullying actually is providing a safe place for students to reveal the challenges that they are facing. Providing them with support and resources when social injustice issues occur. To that end, we are meeting them where they are by developing and implementing a number of tools that form the Be Strong Digital Bridge, a set of digital tools that connects people of all ages with one-touch resources such as a suicide lifeline, text line, and trusted friends alert, a Smartphone App, an information portal, increased access to social resources as well as a growing team of Be Strong Student Leaders prepared to spread the message of help, support and understanding to young people in need.
Depression, anxiety, and many other psychological challenges, can result from bullying, and exposure to violence can lead to a wide array of negative behaviors and outcomes, including alcohol and drug use, self-harm and suicide, arrests and gun violence. We therefore support training teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, and qualified community volunteers to help recognize signs that a student might need special attention.
Through heightened awareness, community advocacy and youth empowerment, Be Strong strives to shine a light on social environment safety and acceptance, enhance knowledge about the resources available and aggregate professional service providers. Join the Be Strong Movement.
Press Kit Downloads
- California Department of Education Support Letter – Be Strong
- Los Angeles County Office of Education Support Letter – Be Strong
- Gov. Rick Scott Support Letter – Stand Strong USA
- Congresswoman Ileana Ross-Leighton Support Letter – Stand Strong USA
- Miami-Dade County Public Schools Endorsement Letter – Stand Strong USA
Our Current News & Press Releases
Check out how New Jersey State Rep Grace, our Be Strong Student of the Month for May, chooses to be strong.
Check out how North Carolina State Rep Ammarah, our Be Strong Student of the Month for March, chooses to spread a message of and positivity.
“In the end, my friend, it all comes down to relationships. And I think if more people worked on that, this world would be a much better place,” said Rice.
It’s nerve-wracking for anybody to stand in a room full of strangers and capture their attention for several minutes, but Be Strong Student State Rep Theresa DeMayo, a 16-year-old resident of The Woodlands did exactly that at the Feb. 20 Conroe ISD board meeting to talk about the Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida, and how she feels bullying may have played a role in the tragedy.
"You are not alone." - Nasir Check out how Washington State Rep Nasir, our Be Strong Student of the Month for February, chooses to use her talents to spread a message of love and...
[Press Release] Pop Superstar Jacob Sartorius Partners with Be Strong to Help Stop Bullying in America
Be Strong, a non-profit organization dedicated to stopping bullying across America, today announces a partnership with pop superstar Jacob Sartorius to support the group’s proven empowerment and resiliency programs.
Time’s Up is the catchphrase for women against sexual harassment. Women are standing as one and outing those who have used positions of power or mere circumstantial opportunities to sexually, verbally, and/or physically abuse women. But this is not just a women’s issue, it is also a men’s issue.
Denis Estimon, CEO of We Dine Together, is joining as the new Director of Be Strong & how We Dine Together is now part of & managed by the Be Strong team.
Our Massachusetts State Rep Lauren is our January Student of the Month.
Briona, our Oregon State Rep has been nominated as our November Student of the Month!