The Tyler Clementi Foundation works to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces and faith communities to honor the legacy of Tyler Clementi.

Our Impactful Work

Take Action Today!

Take action today! Watch the video below to learn about what it means to be an Upstander and how you can exhibit Upstander behavior in your life. Then take a stand against bullying by signing our Upstander Pledge!

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2024 Upstander Legacy Celebration

Your Sponsorship matters! We are inviting you to join us as a sponsor of a prestigious roster of leaders and corporations who have been honored by the Tyler Clementi Foundation for exemplifying and promoting Upstander behavior. This year, the Upstander...

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What’s Love Got To Do With It?

February is a month where it’s pretty hard to ignore the idea of love. Never mind the endless winter days, paper hearts, and heart-shaped chocolate boxes that are impossible to ignore. I am especially partial to this season, as Valentine’s...

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Cyberbullying is any unwanted, aggressive online behavior that is intentionally hurtful and targeted. It may or may not include a power-dynamic or discrimination based on race/ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexuality, ability, body size/shape faith, or any other difference and it can result in feelings of humiliation, shame, or embarrassment. It is often repeated and it can sometimes be difficult for the target to avoid.


Click here to download a PDF version of the Cybersafety Guide.

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Tyler's Story

In 2011, the Tyler Clementi Foundation was founded by the Clementi family to prevent bullying through inclusion and the assertion of dignity and acceptance as a way to honor the memory of Tyler: a son, a brother, and a friend.

Not only do we continue to carry the important message about the suicide risk facing many LGBT youth, who can be three to seven times more at risk for suicide than other youth, but also our message of standing up to bullying speaks universally across all cultures and identities.


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