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Speak Out Against Bullying, Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Bullying

Mission: Speak Out Against Bullying Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit for social and civic changes to inspire a call to action against bullying/cyber bullying through public advocacy, prevention, and awareness. We have provided education and resources to tens of thousands. Working with our community partners of schools, students, parents, educators, law enforcement, businesses, elected officials, and neighborhood councils, our highly touted public safety program teaches how to identify, prevent and speak out safely about bullying/cyberbullying. We advocate for a safe school campus that is respectful, tolerant and inclusive.

Results: Thousands of students, parents, educators and the community at large have been empowered and inspired to take action and to Speak Out Against Bullying.

Target demographics: Students, parents, Educators and the community at large

Direct beneficiaries per year: Tens of Thousands

Geographic areas served: Los Angeles County and surrounding areas

Programs: Bullying Prevention and Awareness information and resources

Community Stories

50 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I think that is very important for schools to know about bullying and what to do when it is occurring. It is important to teach children how to ask for help and when to say something when they see something. It is important to remind kids that they are in a safe learning environment and that the teachers and adults are there to help them without being judged.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Bullying is a severe problem so having anti bullying programs is very important because bullying among young children is unfortunately a common and persistent problem. Having programs like this will help prevent tragedies among this world.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I belive all schools should have these program. These program it's good for adults and children to learn and to all speak against bullying. I personally would love for my children school to have these program so kids can feel more confident and speak out.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Due to many report cases about bullying happening in schools having programs to talk about bullying is important because many children and young adults need to get as much support as they can. By Having someone to guide them and support them it’s crucial to the students because then it would prevent many unnecessary tragedies and at the same time lower the cases of bullying in schools therefore all students will feel safe in their school environment.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Having Monica come to the church to give her presentatiom on Bullying was an experience those that attended will never forget. It was very informative. We were much more educated so we have the ability to help our children and community.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Hearing all of the information about bullying has heighten my commitment to fight against bullying. Our youth is our future.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

With bullying and cyberbullying now being epidemics in the schools and 24/7 what better way to educate parents and students about it than with Speak Out Against Bullying. I'm a parent of little ones and already my sons are telling me they are being picked on. The strategies and prevention techniques are what parents need to hear. I would highly recommend this presentation to all schools and at parents meetings.

Donor

Rating: 5

Speak Out Against Bullying is a great organization that helps children understand how bullying effects them and others. Monica Harmon and her organization are doing a great service to the community by spreading awareness and solutions to the troubling problem of bullying.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have known Monica for a number of years and her passion and enthusiasm are unparalleled. She works tirelessly and always with a smile on her face on those causes that are most important to her. Chief among those is Speak Out Against Bullying, where Monica has often spoken passionately about her work and efforts in providing a space for children to understand how bullying affects others. By spreading awareness and her dedication to caring about kids, Monica is a true asset to this wonderful organization.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This program, Speak Out Against Bullying, ran by Ms.Monica, is so amazing for spreading awareness about bullying. It's important to have programs that help kids that feel like they can' t help themselves because bullying is still a big thing youth are going through. Kids should be able to be themselves without having to think will I get bullied for doing this or that. I find it really important when you have someone that really cares about kids and wants whats best for them to run programs like this because you know that they are looking out for them and are doing everything in there power to help them. Ms.Monica is such a great person and is doing so many great things for these kids and this program. So I hope that you learn more about this program and do what you can to help her decrease the amount of bullying going on in or schools and communities because it's a serious problem that's needs to be stopped.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Speak Out Against Bullying is an amazing non-profit overviewed by Ms. Monica Harmon. She definitely cares about the children who are being bullied and also the child who is the bully. She cares about both sides which aren't that common. It is very nice to see that someone still wants to promote a change in the world of bullying. Even though some people might say it is "outdated" it is still wreaking havoc in our schools but this organization is changing that and it is refreshing for the students of the school and their parents who won't have to worry about it anymore. This organization is very helpful and I am glad it is doing something great in our communities.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

I'm a middle school student and we've heard a lot from anti bullying speakers. But Ms. Harmon's was one of the best. The presentation covered stuff we did not know and many of us were surprised at the social media and cyberbullying part. I think because of this assembly there are students who won't be posting hurtful comments as before.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

As a parent bullying has many of us concerned that our children are experiencing this in school. I attended a parent group presentation and was impressed by the topics and information. I learned we have a responsibility to make sure our children aren't the ones bullying others. In addition I liked the info on how to know if your child is being bullied. Every school needs to have a Speak Out Against Bullying parent presentation mandatory. I left this meeting a lot more informed.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

As a member of the community Speak Out Against Bullying (SOAB) is an invaluable resource for our schools and the positive development and wellbeing of youth. Most importantly, SOAB provides the necessary tools to tackle the rising bullying our students endure in schools. Please continue to make these resources available and thank you for helping our students and youth learn about bullying!

Alejandra

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Great organization! Really makes sure that every person is being taken cared of and follows through until the very end to make sure the person targeted is okay and will continue to be okay. communication is a must and this organization utilizes it to the extent.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This organization has brought so much awareness to bullying in today's hectic society. I feel that this organization brings the community into the discussion of a serious issue. It is important that children are heard when it comes to bullying, and this organization provides that voice. As long as this organization continues the discussion on bullying, children from all different ages will be heard. This is important work that is being done and I am grateful that this organization provides a voice for those kids that feel voiceless.

Client Served

Rating: 5

They came out to my sons school and made a great presentation! They are awesome!

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 4

We were pleased to have Monica join us in speaking about bullying. She presented videos and brought LAPD.

Margarita Mago A.

Board Member

Rating: 5

I have had the honors to witness the amazing work being done by this organization. It has addressed issues of Bullying at our local schools and parks which are very prevident and need to be talked about. These assemblies are a perfect forum where conversations of bullying begin.

Mago
Hollenbeck CPAB

Client Served

Rating: 5

AMAZING Presentation! Ms. Harmon is very pasonate about her work and it shows in her presentation.

Client Served

Rating: 5

All the students in my class were amazed at how professionally well you presented yourself. They felt as though you informed them a lot about the topics of cyber bullying, and feel as though you covered it well. My teacher was very pleased by your presentation and thought you did an amazing job. I thought that it went so great, and the videos, PowerPoint, and your explaining, really helped me understand cyber bullying better. So thanks so so much my class and I are so grateful!!!

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Outstanding program!
Well thought out!
Early Education w/school children proves very effective

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Speak Out Against Bullying is much needed in schools with the bullying epidemic. AS a grandfather it is important to teach children about the harmful impact of bullying. .......

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Monica and the Speak Out Against Bullying team have truly saved lives. As an advocate in Los Angeles for Children with autism, Monica was our go-to anti-bullying support. I have seen first hand the children and families this program has touched. I think all children AND parents would benefit from this experience.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This wonderful organization puts on the best anti-bullying program out there. I've attended a few personally and the kids are engaged and truly learn from the event. Our communities and children are better because of Speak Out Against Bullying

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

After attending a parent presentation given by Speak Out Against Bullying I was so surprised at how I didn’t know and learned. The presentation covered a lot of info and showed parents what they could do to prevent bullying and what to do if their child is a victim or child who bullies. We’ve had presentations before but this was one of the best. I especially liked the fact that this was one of the most comprehensive presentations on bullying, cyber bullying, texting and so much more. I would highly recommend every school contact them now that kids are back.


Francesa Montes

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Monica's "Speak Out Against Bullying" Nonprofit organization is an invaluable part of our community. With the rise in bullying at our schools, Monica's organization provides a solution to this issue. Her approach to addressing the needs of both the bullied child and the bully are effective and innovative. The school Assemblies she organizes in our area teaches all the children coping skills and allows their voice to be heard. The videos and other tools she has at her Assemblies illustrate her point of view to the students. THANKS MONICA for ALL YOU DO for our Kids.
Karen

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Thank you for doing what you do! Keep up the great work!!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Monica Harmon is an exceptional individual. Her talks about the importance of respecting peers and taking a stand against bullying are inspirational, relative, and necessary. Monica has a way of connecting with parents and children and emphasizes the importance of communication. When you hear Monica speak, you can feel the compassion and dedication she has for this message. Speak Out Against Bullying is an organization that deserves to recognized for its service to our youth, schools, and communities. Thank you Monica Harmon for educating our communities!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Monica Harmon visited our school and really made an impact on our students. She was able to present two assemblies, one appropriate for younger students and one for our older students. As a school principal, I was so impressed that I asked her to speak to our school families. Again Mrs. Harmon's presentation and expertise really impacted our school parents. After the assemblies, I received many thanks both from parents and students for bringing Mrs. Harmon to our school. I recommend her services to any organization that needs to address the problem of bullying and cyber-bullying.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Monica came to our middle school to give an assembly to our 6th graders about bullying, and I was truly blown away!!! Our students were attentive (a difficult feat) and enthralled with the presentation. Monica was compassionate while delivering the material with the kind of intensity that it deserves. She brought with her a police officer to help hammer home the message, which was also very effective. She will be returning in a couple weeks to walk around at lunch, demonstrating how committed she truly is to the cause. I highly recommend "Speak Up", we will definitely be utilizing this nonprofit again.

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Client Served

Rating: 3

Great presentation. Good videos. Good information for students to be aware of and to learn about.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Monica has conducted several anti-bullying assemblies for me. The assemblies are catered to the students age. Monica is able to capture the minds of the students and has always had a huge impact empowering those students that are being bullied. She has also conducted assemblies for parents to help them identify signs to determine if their child is being bullied or is the bully. Thank you for helping our students!

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Client Served

Rating: 4

The presentation had amazing videos that held the students attention as they were watching. This is a great topic to discuss and address as it is prevalent in our schools.

4

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I've done dozens of school meetings for bullying and cybersafety and was impressed at Monica's presentation. Great use of photos and videos in her power point kept the students engaged and focused. She was passionate in her delivery and impacted the students in a positive manner.
Officer Joe P. - Hermosa Police