These videos became part of Emily-Anne’s anti-bullying website called westophate.org. She helps victims of bullying by posting Facebook pictures, videos, and tweets that explain how to deal with bullying. She makes bracelets and t-shirts representing her anti-bullying message throughout the world.
The response to the website has been amazing and overwhelming because so many people respected positively to what she accomplished. Many celebrities have even come forward to help spread the westophate.org message. At the TeenNick HALO 2011 Awards Emily-Anne even got the opportunity to meet Lady Gaga. She said Emily-Anne was her hero. Lady Gaga is helping with the anti-bullying situation.
If someone is putting you down go to westophate.org and the website will help you through it - all because of Emily Anne and her courageous approach to addressing bullying.
Listen below to Emily-Anne Rigal talk with Edward Town Middle School students Jewel and Katie.