by Melissa Bonicci This election has been an extremely polarizing one. That much is apparent. What’s not as apparent is the messages we are sending to our kids as they grow up with the memories of post-election violence, and the possibility that our kids could be the ones participating in this. Numerous schools serving all ages –… Continue reading Talk to Kids about Responding to Politics
That’s how it happens. You start off noticing the little things, how people stare at you, how people address you, how they avoid you at all costs. Then waves and waves of the abuse crash against you. It’s no longer whispers amongst peers or notes being passed in class. It’s violence, rumors, and outright hatred.
This experience is part of what has led me to write for the the NoSchoolViolence.org blog, and now that friend has graciously provided me with a record of some of his experiences with depression and suicide as source information for an article to support those dealing with similar circumstances.
Read a 1st-hand account of bullying by one of our contributing authors, Nusrat Zeba, in honor of National Bullying Prevention Awareness month.