The Bystander

The Power of Bystanders

It’s important to think ahead about what to do when you see or hear about bullying. As a bystander, your actions can make a difference.

Did you know…

  • Kid bystanders are almost always present when bullying occurs – in fact, in 85% or more of bullying incidents
  • More than 50% of the time, bullying stops within 10 seconds of a kid bystander stepping in to help

An excerpt from our 33-minute video featuring all star athletes from Boston’s professional sports teams sharing their stories and providing kids with ways to stand strong against bullying.

Related Resources

Act out these scenarios of what to say when you see others being bullied.
The Boston vs. Bullies bookmarks feature all our All Stars, with fun facts, stats, and what they think about bullying.