Jets, STOMP Out Bullying honor Manhattan Early College for Advertising

Jets, STOMP Out Bullying honor Manhattan Early College for Advertising


>>IT’S TIME. >>WE NEED THE RAIN. >>THANKS, LEE. >>>IN TONIGHT’S CAMPAIGN, STUDENTS, SCHOOLS, AND COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD TAKING A COLLECTIVE STANCE AGAINST BULLYING. >>IT IS WORLD DAY OF BULLYING PREVENTION. IT’S BRINGING ATTENTION TO THOSE KIDS BEING PICKED ON. >>THE JETS ARE HELPING TO TACKLE THE PROBLEM HERE IN NEW YORK. >>AN EXAMPLE FOR ALL OF US. >>Reporter: FOR STUDENTS TODAY — >>I USED TO GET BULLIED WHEN I WAS YOUNGER. >>BULLYING MAY NOT ALWAYS BE OBVIOUS. >>SOMEBODY COULD GLARE AT YOU IN THE CAFETERIA AND WHISPER TO THEIR FRIEND OR POST ON SOCIAL MEDIA. >>THE EFFECTS ARE DEVASTATING. >>IT MADE ME FEEL LIKE I WAS LESS THAN WHAT I WAS. >>WHICH IS WHY THE SCHOOL FOR ADVERTISING DRAFTED THE JETS TO HELP TACKLE BULLYING. >>I REMEMBER THOSE TIMES WHERE I’D WALK INTO THE ROOM AND HAVE MY HEAD DUG DOWN. MAYBE MY JEANS WERE TOO TIGHT OR MY SHOES WERE TOO SMALL. >>THE FORMER JETS FULLBACK SHARED HIS STORY GROWING UP IN A MILITARY FAMILY, MOVING OFTEN AND GETTING PICKED ON.>>THE FOUNDER OF THE NONPROFIT STOMP OUT BULLYING. >>WE HAVE SAVED A LOT OF KIDS. WE HAVE HELPED OVER 5 MILLION RESOLVE BULLYING SITUATIONS, AND WE SAVED OVER 6000 LIVES. >>HONORING STUDENTS IN THE SCHOOL ON THE FRONT LINES OF THE FIGHT. >>ONE OF OUR, WHAT IS IT, SCHOOL VALUES IS EMPATHY. IT’S LIKE FEELING WHAT OTHER PEOPLE FEEL AND BEING THERE FOR SOMEBODY WHEN THEY NEED IT. >>THE JETS DONATED $200,000 TO THE NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO HELP CREATE AN ONLINE EDUCATION PROGRAM TO BUILD ANTI-BULLYING ENVIRONMENTS. >>THE BEST THING TO DO IS JUST BLOCK THEM AND MOVE ON WITH YOUR LIFE. >>THIS SCHOOL SCORED THE HIGHEST. >>I FEEL LIKE THE STAFF HAS GOTTEN TO KNOW THE STUDENTS, LIKE ONE ON ONE. THEY ARE REALLY CONNECTED TO THEM. >>BUT THE WORK CONTINUES EVEN FOR PARENTS. >>IF YOUR CHILD COMES HOME AND SAYS SOMETHING, BELIEVE THEM. DON’T THINK, YOU KNOW, IT COULD GO AWAY. IT MIGHT NOT GO AWAY. >>CHANNEL 7 EYEWITNESS NEWS. >>AND GOOD FOR THE JETS AND GOOD FOR THE SCHOOL FOR DOING THIS. PLEASE, LET US KNOW WHAT ACTS OF KINDNESS YOU SEE.

3 COMMENTS

    HOW ABOUT TEACHING THE KIDS TO STAND UP FOR THEMSELVES.
    AFTER ALL ONE DAY THEY WILL BECOME ADULTS … YOURE ONLY SETTING THEM UP FOR FAILURE WHEN THE GROW UP….

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