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Rocky Mountain Shito-Ryu is proud to support the Be A STAR Alliance
STAR stands for Show Tolerance And Respect.
The mission of Be A STAR is
To ensure a positive and equitable social environment for everyone regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation through grassroots efforts beginning with education and awareness. be a STAR, which stands for "Show Tolerance And Respect," will promote positive methods of social interaction and encourage people to treat others as equals and with respect.
Founded by The Creative Coalition and WWE.
We are proud to found the Canon City chapter of Be A STAR. It is our goal to make our community a Bully Free Zone where everyone can live in mutual respect.
Take The Be A Star Pledge
Check back with us soon for dates on our anti-bullying seminars and classes.
In the mean time:
Are you being bullied? Help is here.
If you're being bullied, you're not alone. According to official reports, 42% of kids have been bullied while online¹, 38% of students have experienced physical harassment at school based on sexual orientation², and 56% of students have witnessed some sort of bullying at school.³
But you're not a statistic. You're a person with feelings. And you have the right to be respected for who you are. If you're being bullied and need help, here are some resources for you:
Stomp Out Bullying
The STOMP Out Bullying™ Live Help Chat Line is a free and confidential help chat for kids and teens over the age of 13. It is intended to assist those who are victims of all forms of bullying and those who may be at risk for suicide as a result of any form of bullying.
GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)
Champions Against Bullying
National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying.
Kidpower's vision: To work together to create cultures of caring, respect, and safety for everyone, everywhere. Kidpower's mission: To teach people of all ages and abilities how to use their own power to stay safe, act wisely, and believe in themselves. For more information, see the Kidpower website at http://www.kidpower.org/ and the Kidpower Bullying Solutions Resource page at http://www.kidpower.org/bullying.html.
The National School Climate Center: Educating Minds and Hearts Because the Three Rs' Are Not Enough
The National School Climate Center vision is that all children will develop the essential social, emotional, civic and intellectual skills to become healthy and productive citizens. NSCC's mission is to measure and improve the climate for learning in schools to help children realize their fullest potential as individuals and as engaged members of society. NSCC achieves this through: Educational services; Advocacy and policy; Measurement and research.
As the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, National Parent Teacher Association® (PTA) provides parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child and the best tools to help their children be safe, healthy, and successful—in school and in life.