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Welcome to the Tyler Clementi Foundation

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    Hayley’s Story: My Path to Forgiveness

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    “Around 4 years ago, my worst bully was a boy who, for a whole school year, made it his mission to make my life hell. It started off tame, and morphed into lunch sessions that would end with me crying in the bathroom or a physical assault that ended with my father going to his house and telling him never to speak to me again. Which he didn’t, until one summer night four years ago…”

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    Demonstration: Tyler Clementi Foundation to Biola University: Stop Teaching that Being LGBTQ is a Sin

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    In response to religious-based bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students and communities at Biola University, the Tyler Clementi Foundation has partnered with students, alumni, and local faith leaders to demonstrate as #Upstanders.

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    Tyler Clementi Foundation to Biola University: Stop Teaching Being LGBTQ is a Sin — #LGBTQnotAsin

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    On November 28, 2017, The Tyler Clementi Foundation, whose mission is to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities, submitted a list of grievances and requests to Biola University in response to two instances of religious-based bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) communities.

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    Faith in America and The Tyler Clementi Foundation Join Forces to End Religious-Based Bullying

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    Statement from Mitchell Gold, Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Faith in America, announces merger with the foundation: “”The Tyler Clementi Foundation has become a critical partner in achieving this vision. Jane Clementi has a powerful voice as a mother and person of deep faith. And now with Jason Cianciotto as its new execu- tive director, The Tyler Clementi Foundation will become an even stronger and more impactful leader. Faith in America wants to be a part of that. By joining forces and using precious community resources more strategically and efficiently, we can hit the grand slam needed to end faith-based discrimination.”

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    3 Tips When Talking Politics With Family This Holiday Season

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    This holiday, give the gift of bullying prevention. Make a gift to TCF today and help us create a country free from bullying. Many believe you should never talk politics or religion with friends or family. For people passionate about change…that is mighty hard. This holiday season, it is inevitable that the current, tense political climate will

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    Oh, What a Night!

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    Our 2017 Upstander Legacy Celebration recognized individuals, communities, and leaders who are standing up to end bullying through support and raising awareness. View photos and highlights from our annual event.

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    Meet Upstander Trey Darnell

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    As a father to young adult Harper, Trey Darnell shares why it’s important he and his partner #StandUpStandOut to prevent #bullying for their daughter. “It sounds cliché to say respect is treating someone the way you want to be treated in return. Respect is accepting how beautiful it is that each and every one of us is different. By encouraging uniqueness in the world and expressing yourself in a confident, polite, and respectful manner, you lay the groundwork for a brighter society. When we stop worrying about how people are different from us and we welcome those diversities, we are acting selflessly.”

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    Tyler Clementi Foundation Announces New Executive Director, Jason Cianciotto

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    October 24, 2017 (New York, NY)—Today, the Tyler Clementi Foundation announced the appointment of its new Executive Director, Jason Cianciotto, MPA. Hired as the result of an extensive nationwide search, Cianciotto brings over 15 years of progressive leadership at nonprofit advocacy, research, and direct service organizations. His professional qualifications to lead the foundation are matched

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    Meet Our 2017 Upstander Legacy Celebration Host Maulik Pancholy

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    The 30 Rock and Phineas and Ferb actor shares about his passion for performance, his work in advancing equity for individuals across the identity and sexuality spectrum and his commitment to standing up to end bullying. Meet Maulik when he hosts the 2017 Upstander Legacy Celebration on November 13 in NYC.

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    Why I Stand Up and Stand Out to End Bullying

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    An #Upstander reflects on the challenges facing her family and how being a mother that can #StandUpStandOut empowers children to prevent bullying.

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Tyler Clementi Foundation's Jane Clementi and Faith in America's Mitchell Gold Join Together