National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month was founded in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities around the world to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. Take action and join the thousands of individuals participating in multiple activities throughout October.

Find out how you can take action

Animated NBPM Video Created by a Teen

In this animated video created by Medha, a teen from Virginia, learn more about the month, how it got started, and ways to get involved.


History of National Bullying Prevention Month | PACERTalks About Bullying: Season 3, Ep. 4


5 Ways to Celebrate NBPM | PACERTalks About Bullying: Season 2, Episode 5

October is National Bullying Prevention Month! Initiated by PACER in 2006, this is a great time for schools, organizations and individuals to raise awareness about bullying and the role we all play in making a difference. In this episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, you’ll learn 5 ideas on how to celebrate National Bullying Prevention Month in your community.


Far Hills Country Day School demonstrated their inclusion of U!

Unity Day: Wear and Share Orange!

Unite for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.

The signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month is held the 3rd or 4th Wednesday of October. The call to action is simple—wear and share the color ORANGE.

  • Read the history on Wikipedia, Unity Day sponsored by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center since 2011
  • Order the Unity Day T-Shirt, plus learn about the shirt’s history.
  • Visit the Facebook album page for annual Unity Day highlights

  • Student YouTuber “LifeWithRainbow” creates “Unity Day” Video

    An animated video created by Medha, a 7th grader with the YouTube channel LifeWithRainbows, describing Unity Day from a student perspective.