Friday, May 28, 2010

The Megan Pledge

Megan Meier has recently been inspiring students through out the country. How you ask, by the legacy she left after her tragic death on October 17, 2006. The young 13-year-old was the victim of cyberbullying and took her own life after being rejected and verbally beat down by a "peer", who turned out to be a friend's mother, on myspace. Megan's mother, Tina Meier, started the Megan Meier Foundation in hopes that it would help others facing this issue. The mission is to "bring awareness, education and promote positive change to children, parents and educators in response to the ongoing bullying and cyberbullying in our children's daily environment".

Recently, the foundation has launched The Megan Pledge with help from
You can download each part of the pledge which includes a personal pledge, a teen cyber-safety guide, Megan's story, the polka dot remembrance ribbon, and more.

Please take a moment to read Megan's story and download the pledge, all of which can be accessed through the above like to stopcyberbullying's website.

No comments:

Post a Comment