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The Jed Foundation and MTV Launch New Love is Louder Site and Expand the National Conversation on Bullying

23 Feb

The other day, we posted about Laniyah Bailey, who is doing what she can to combat bullying. It’s a cause we can all be a part of, whether it’s talking to the kids in our family about it, standing up for someone who is being bullied, or  simply by not being a bully yourself.

The Jed Foundation is a non-profit that aims to prevent suicide and emotional distress among college students. They have paired up with MTV to launch http://www.loveislouder.com, a site filled with resources to promote emotional well being.

Here’s the official press release:


Our kids are hurting, and there’s multiple ways for them to be bullied; in person, on line, via text…..

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FAB Girl Making History: Laniyah Bailey

20 Feb

Meet Laniyah Bailey.

(First of all, how cute is she?!?! That is the face on an angel!)

And for many kids, she is an angel, because she has given a voice to the millions of kids who are bullied every day. A victim of bullying herself, the young writer and speaker has written an acclaimed book called, ‘Not Fat Because I Wanna Be’. Read her bio (and more) from her books website www.notfatbecauseiwannabe.com after the jump:

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