Be THE Voice campaign empowers bystanders

ROSWELL, Ga. — Be THE Voice is commonly mislabeled as an anti-bullying program. But rather than placing its focus on the bully, Be THE Voice works to empower bystanders with the tools to neutralize instances of aggression. That shift in …

Exciting News!

We are super proud to announce that Be THE Voice won the Rotary District’s 2018-2019 Category IV Best Youth Service Project for District 6900 (GA), which consists of the largest Rotary clubs within our District. Creating a kinder, more inclusive …

CORO VOCATI presents ‘Considering Matthew Shepard’

Coro Vocati, a professional chamber choir, is excited to be partnering with Be THE Voice, a successful and burgeoning program in elementary, middle and high schools to empower the bystanders in scenarios of bullying, hazing, and intimidating situations within the …

Local organization leads campaign against bullying

One local program is empowering students to address bullying from the ground up. Be the Voice, a nonprofit organization founded in 2014 at the Roswell Rotary, brings unique campaigns to area schools that target issues of bullying by focusing on …

Perry-High School launches Be THE Voice®

Perry High School students are taking a stand during National Bullying Prevention Month. The high school’s Interact Club, which is locally sponsored by the Perry Rotary Club, came out in full force this week to greet students and hand out …

Teen pop-star Meredith O’Connor

We had so much fun with teen-pop star Meredith O’Connor (anti-bully & mental health advocate) with international acclaim – as she helped launch Be THE Voice® at 2 schools in the Lee county school district (Florida). Her music and influence is known for its …

UGA Football supports Be THE Voice

Thanks so much to UGA DawgNation – Georgia Bulldogs football players Charlie Woerner, Tae Crowder & Brian Herrien for taking time after practice to make a video for BTV4 – launching in October at a participating school near you! These …

Thanks to Team Roswell

Thanks to Kim Weber & Team Roswell, Barb Scoggins AREA 51 – Aurora Cineplex and The Fringe Miniature Golf and all the BTV supporters who came out to support our movie premiere fundraiser for Incredibles 2!

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“At the heart of the Be THE Voice initiative is the belief that the student Bystander has the power to impact change when it comes to bullying. IF the bullying behavior is not tolerated by the Bystander, CHANGE will happen! We have …

Encouraging Kids to Speak Out

Be THE Voice aims to continue to empower students with the “see something, say something” mantra in instances of bullying. Co-founder Debbie Cwalina emphasized that Be THE Voice is focused on “bystander empowerment,” letting children know that if they see …

Color Blast Fun Run

The Color BLAST Family Fun Run (10/15/17) was a big success due to the efforts of our incredible planning committee Katha Hall Stuart, Kathy Igou, Michael Schoppenhorst and Bridget Brock. A big thanks to my favorite Rotary Club (Rotary Club …

CCRPI and Be THE Voice

Schools in Georgia can annually apply for Exceeding THE Bar (ETB) bonus points to add to their CCRPI score. One of the ETB categories is the school climate. Schools are encouraged to implement research-based programs or practices to improve their …

Bulldogs Endorse Be THE Voice

We are honored to feature the following UGA collegiate athletes in the Fall 2017 Be THE Voice video series! UGA Football Team: Jeb Blazevich (starting Senior TE), Aaron Davis (starting Senior CB) and Sage Hardin (RS Sophomore OL) Kicker Rodrigo …