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    Tyler Clementi Foundation Announces “Million Upstander Movement”

    Bold plan is part of “Vision 2020,” a campaign and fundraising effort to significantly expand the impact of the foundation’s work to end all forms of bullying FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2018 CONTACT: Meredith MacKenzie, West End Strategy Team, MMacKenzie@westendstrategy.com, (202) 776-7700 NEW YORK — At its recent Upstander Legacy Celebration, The Tyler Clementi Foundation announced

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    Jane Clementi Named First Chief Executive Officer of Anti-Bullying Foundation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2018 CONTACT: Meredith MacKenzie, West End Strategy Team, MMacKenzie@westendstrategy.com, (202) 776-7700 NEW YORK —The Tyler Clementi Foundation named Jane Clementi as its first chief executive officer, effective November 5, at its annual gala, the Upstander Legacy Celebration, on Monday, October 22, in New York City, which recognized former Second Lady Tipper Gore

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    Jane Clementi on Anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s Death

    Press Statement: October 11, 2018Contact: Meredith MacKenzie, West End Strategy Team, 202-412-4270, mmackenzie@westendstrategy.com NEW YORK – Friday, October 12, marks the 20th anniversary of the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, the 21-year-old Wyoming college student who was beaten and left to die because he was gay. Jane Clementi, co-founder of the Tyler Clementi Foundation, lost her son Tyler to suicide after he became

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    Co-founder of Tyler Clementi Foundation on National Coming Out Day

    Press Statement: October 10, 2018 Contact: Meredith MacKenzie, West End Strategy Team, 202-412-4270, mmackenzie@westendstrategy.com NEW YORK – In recognition of Thursday, Oct. 11 as National Coming Out Day, Jane Clementi, co-founder of the Tyler Clementi Foundation, who lost her son Tyler to suicide after he became the victim of homophobic cyber bullying, released the following statement: “Coming Out Day should be

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    Co-founder of Tyler Clementi Foundation on Bullying Prevention Month

    NEW YORK – In recognition of October as Bullying Prevention Month, Jane Clementi, co-founder of the Tyler Clementi Foundation, who lost her son Tyler to suicide after he was viciously cyberbullied as a freshman at Rutgers University in 2010, released the following statement: “Bullying has no single cause and takes no single form, but it can be prevented.

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    tarte cosmetics launches its first-ever #kissandmakeup school tour in support of October’s National Bullying Prevention Month

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — tarte cosmetics, in partnership with the Tyler Clementi Foundation (The Tyler Clementi Foundation), is taking its anti-bullying #kissandmakeup initiative on the road for a first-ever nationwide school tour to support October’s National Bullying Prevention month. Kicking off October 2 in LA & ending October 30 in NYC, the tour will hit six major US

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    Tyler Clementi Foundation Welcomes Progress at Twitter with New “Dehumanization Policy”

    Press Statement: September 26, 2018Contact: Meredith MacKenzie, West End Strategy Team, 202-412 4270, mmackenzie@westendstrategy.com WASHINGTON – They Tyler Clementi Foundation today released a statement on Twitter’s decision to expand its hateful conduct policy to include content that dehumanizes others based on their membership in an identifiable group, even when the material doesn’t target a specific person. “This policy change is a good

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    Co-founder of Tyler Clementi Foundation on Suicide Prevention Week

    Press Statement September 10, 2018 Media Contact: Meredith MacKenzie, West End Strategy Team, 202-412-4270 mmackenzie@westendstrategy.com NEW YORK – Monday, September 10 is National Suicide Prevention Day, part of the larger observance of Suicide Prevention Month in September. Jane Clementi, co-founder of the Tyler Clementi Foundation lost her son Tyler to suicide after he was viciously

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    Meet Justin Lee!

    I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the Tyler Clementi Foundation in this vital mission to end bullying of all kinds—especially when that bullying affects the most vulnerable. I will never forget hearing Tyler’s story for the first time on the news. It shook me to my core. For weeks afterward, I couldn’t

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    Anti-Bullying Nonprofit Launches Campaign to End Religious-Based Bullying

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    NEW YORK — Leading Christian advocate for LGBTQ affirmation in faith communities, Justin Lee, will join the team at the Tyler Clementi Foundation as the anti-bullying nonprofit launches its effort to end religious-based bullying. Through the True Faith Doesn’t Bully Campaign, Lee and the foundation will work to change the conversation about LGBTQ people in congregations across the

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