Unity Day in the USA Date in the current year: October 16, 2016

Unity Day in the USA October was designated to be National Bullying Prevention Month, that's why so many anti-bulling campaigns are organized during this time. Unity Day is one of these campaigns, and it's officially recognized since 2011.

Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center started the campaign of National Bullying Prevention Month in 2006. Unity Day is also Pacer's invention and it's annually celebrated on Wednesday in October. This special day was created to unite all people in schools, communities and online against bulling. Those who can't participate national movement, can express their support by wearing orange.

Orange color was chosen to represent Unity Day. Every schoolboy or schoolgirl is encouraged to wear something orange on this day. The support of Unity Day may be showed even beyond the school – adults are encouraged to wear orange in the workplace, community and home.

Celebration of Unity Day gained support from the celebrities, including Ellen DeGeneres and Anderson Cooper. This day is also supported and promoted by several national partners, including Disney/ABC Family and Cartoon Network.

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