What does it mean to Blue Out Bullying?
Mallory’s simple mantra “It’s a Bracelet KIND of Life” originated from the craft bracelets she made and sold in support of Camp Good Days. If that mantra is what helped define our beginnings and what Mallory’s Army strives for, then Blue Out Bullying is our ultimate goal. Through our Blue Bands, we promote kindness, anti-bullying awareness, and Mallory’s Army. When everyone is wearing the symbol of Mallory’s Army, we are on the path to Blue Out Bullying.
Living a Bracelet KIND of Life
Many organizations have awareness bands. But what does it mean when an individual wears an awareness band? We take our mission to Blue Out Bullying seriously and believe deeply in its ability to bring about positive change. Our belief in this positive change was further solidified after discovering a study conducted by several Ivy League schools.
This study found that when a class’s most social and popular students took a stand against bullying by wearing an awareness band, a culture shift began in the classroom.
With students at the forefront, they became role models for their peers to follow, creating a chain reaction of adopting the anti-bullying mentality and acting as upstanders.
Putting an end to bullying is not something achieved by individuals operating alone, it is done by a community banding together. We achieve this by unifying students, teachers, kids, and adults alike, against bullying and anyone who seeks to make less of, or cause harm to others.
This study forms the core of what we seek to accomplish with Blue Out Bullying. Those wearing Blue Bands signify that they are soldiers of Mallory’s Army, act as upstanders, not bystanders, and seek to eliminate bullying in all forms and in all spaces.