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 because everyone is a star in their own right.
If you are experiencing bullying or know someone who is, here is a list of resources that can be helpful:
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
Click here to get more information on “be a STAR!” and the “be a STAR Alliance”: http://www.beastaralliance.org/