Teen Builds App to Promote Inclusion, Prevent Bullying

Sixteen-year-old Natalie Hampton of California used to be bullied. She didn’t want other teens to feel the pain that she felt, so Hampton created a smartphone app called “Sit With Us.” The app allows users to sign up for “open lunches,” pairing students with others so that no teen has to sit alone and isolated at lunch time. The goal is to stop teens from being shunned and to promote a respectful and tolerant atmosphere at school.

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