Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Stop Bullying Petition

Submitted by Jerry on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 18:38

bullied woman We welcome questions and suggestions about the petition to "Stop Bullying."
Bullying, including social bullying, has the potential to do serious harm to the targets, including depriving people of their rights to the peaceful enjoyment of their homes, creating stress with consequent psychological and physical injury, and restricting the rights of targets to enjoy normal social interactions or to organize for educational, social, or advocacy purposes.

A call to stop bullying the 24%

Submitted by Jerry on Sun, 12/23/2012 - 21:23

bullied womanWe start from the principle that harassment/bullying is harmful and must not be tolerated. We advocate for research, education, and the means to provide protection through intervention and enforcement. Action is necessary and justified because bullying is harmful and because no one deserves to be bullied.

Support the "Petition to Stop Bullying" Jerry Thu, 12/13/2012 - 23:14

bullied woman

Our petition to stop bullying will be the basis for a bill to be considered by the Mass. legislature.The petiton has been presented to Senator Patricia Jehlen, Chair of the senate committee on elder affairs, who is sympathetic to our concerns. Now is the time for everyone concerned to help. We ask that you advocate through us or let us know what you have done so that we can report and coordinate.

Stop Bullying Petition Submitted to Legislature Jerry Tue, 12/04/2012 - 17:47

bullied woman

The Stop Bullying Committee has submitted A petition to stop bullying of elders and people living with disabilities in subsidized apartments to the Massachusetts legislature. We seek your interest and support to enable passage of effective legislation.

An act stopping the bullying of residents in multi-family residences Jerry Sat, 11/24/2012 - 23:53
An act stopping the bullying of residents of multi-family residences, with attention to elders and persons living with disabilities residing in subsidized housing.
Your chance to help write a law to stop bullying Jerry Sun, 11/11/2012 - 01:12

We are working on legislation to stop bullying of elders and people living with handicaps in subsidized apartments in Massachusetts. We are reaching out to residents, social service professionals (including social workers and community workers), advocacy groups, and landlords to seek input, help, and support. We solicit your comments and feedback on this draft proposal.