We’ve partnered with Be Internet Awesome to help kids be safe, confident explorers at school and online. Follow #BeInternetAwesome on Google for Education and remember that #ItsCoolToBeKind.
This campaign takes place during National Bullying Prevention Month to showcase the importance of practicing kindness and inclusion online and in-person to prevent bullying.
Creating sustainable change
*Source: *Bradshaw, C.P., Sawyer, A.L., & O’Brennan, L.M. (2007). Bullying and peer victimization at school: Perceptual differences between students and school staff. School Psychology Review, 36(3), 361-382.
**Results from a randomized control trial evaluation by Stanford University and Mathematica Policy Research. Learn more
This annual campaign has garnered over 195 million social media impressions and offline engagement.
Check out some of the highlights of the campaign below or follow #realplayersdontbully on social media.
Also check out Google’s Be Internet Awesome on social media.
Who Has Been Involved?
In 2018, we launched the largest #RealPlayersDontBully on social media. Participating celebrities are lending their voices, talents and personal stories for Real Players Don’t Bully campaign, sponsored by Google’s Be Internet Awesome. The list includes: Baron Davis, DeAndre Jordan, Andrew East, Andre Drummond, Jared Goff, Cooper Kupp, Brandon McManus, Casey Kreiter, Shaun Hamilton, Kenyan Drake, MJ Stewart Jr., Adam Gotsis, Shawn Johnson, Jordan Leslie, Stephen Tulloch, Barry Sanders and the Detroit Lions, Eric Byrnes, Justin Rose, Miles Killebrew, Linval Joseph, TJ Carrie, Keary Colbert, Kat DeLuna, Jennifer Cabalquinto, Harold Perrineau, Logan Browning, Jake Miller, Jake T. Austin, Monique Colman, Max Ehrich, Rebecca Black, Tom Schwartz, Tom Sandoval, Jennifer Hammond, Val Chmerkovskiy, Jan Luis Castellanos, Jody Steel, Chris Rabb, Jared Solomon, Jon Mitchell, Joanne Chang, Utah Women’s Basketball, Stacy Philpot-Brown, Jack Rovner, LA Chargers, Utah Royals FC, NC Courage, Suffolk Rams, Baltimore Ravens, MSE Foundation, Washington Capitals, Charlotte Checkers Hockey, Indiana Fever, and Indiana Pacers .
Check out some of last year’s events:
- Play Day with the Stars with Playworks Southern California
- Recess with Philadelphia Eagles
- Rally with the Detroit Lions
- Real Players Don’t Bully Rally in partnership with Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee and Center for Civil and Human Rights
- Standing up for Inclusion at the Nation’s Capital.
Check out 2017 #RealPlayersDontBully on social media. Among our partners are Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, Detroit City FC, Detroit native Carl Davis , Kacie Hollins, Justin Rose, Armond Rashad, 76ers, Breanna Stewart, Duke, Indiana Fever, Pacers and Tamika Catchings, Jared Cook from the Oakland Raiders, Justin Simmons, Joey Timbers and Nat Borchers, Robert Alford, Pokey Chatman and LA Galaxy.
Watch this video from Playworks Indiana Executive Director Jo Yocum-Bender of Playworks Indiana and Fever Director of Community and Player relations Roberta Courtright
In 2016, our real players partners on social media included Lizzie Velasquez, Forever in Your Mind, Sunny Mabry, Ethan Embry, Julie Foudy, Rebecca Zamolo, Jen Widerstorm, USC Trojans, Andrew McCutchen, Detroit Lions, Wiz Khalifa, and Amir and Amari’s O’Neil.