Be THE Voice® was born in the Roswell Rotary club in 2014 as a character building initiative using real life experiences to help students understand the power of the Bystander. Initially launched in 8 area schools by RRC Interact clubs, BTV has grown statewide (even extending into 2 Florida schools this past fall). In addition to the founders, 8 RRC members give their time to serve on the leadership of BTV. Many more serve in the role of liason to specific schools.
WHERE THERE IS A BULLY there is a Bystander – and when they intervene, research has proven they will successfully defuse the situation in less than 10 seconds 57% of the time. A pretty impressive statistic and one that became the foundation of our program.
The Be THE Voice® platform is unlike any bully prevention initiative in that it is:
Students want to help their classmates, they just don’t know HOW. The personal skills & techniques they learn through our campaign empowers them to make a difference in a safe & non-confrontational way. To learn more: www.be-the-voice.org
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Interact Clubs Getting In On The Video Action
|Rotary Clubs that have adopted the Be THE Voice as a project for their interact clubs and schools include Roswell, Thomasville, North Fulton and Sandy Springs.|