Friday, August 23, 2013
Did you know that more than 160,000 U.S. students stay home from school each day from fear of being bullied? (Source: Pacer.org)
Standing Up, is an adorable and heart-warming movie with an important anti-bullying message that's suitable for the whole family. It is based on one of the most beloved young adult novels and directed by the acclaimed D.J. Caruso. Standing Up, follows two kids who get bullied by a vicious summer prank. Left together on an island, their adventure begins once they decide not to be victims and instead they "Stand Up". The DVD was released August 20, get your copy now.
What can be done to help the bullied "stand up" for themselves? One of the best things we can do to understand the problem and discuss solutions is to the inspired. The movie, Standing Up, can give you that inspiration.
Take the Anti-Bullying Pledge now. Tell your children how bullying can affect even the strongest of people. Print, read and sign the Standing Up to Bullies pledge below.
Check out the Standing Up blog app below to learn even more.
Enter for a chance to win your own copy of Standing Up on DVD signed by the director, D.J. Caruso. Use the Rafflecopter form below to enter. Open to U.S. ages 18 and older. No P.O. Boxes please.
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Posted by Amy O at 5:11 PM