Bullying in schools is a growing problem. According to stopbullying.org, 28 percent of U.S. students in grades 6 thru 12 have experienced bullying, 30 percent admit to being the bully and over 70 percent say they have seen it in their schools.
Usually, parents and other adults are the ones to speak out against bullying. But, Operation Keepsake is giving students a voice against bullying through their Friends 4 Friends program. The group spreads their anti-bullying message through a student-produced video that encourages students who are being bullied to tell an adult. These videos are shown at their schools and in their communities.
The videos are having a positive impact and each year more students want to participate. For more information on the Friends 4 Friends program, visit operationkeepsake.com.
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