Greatly impacted by the increase in youth suicide from cyberbullying and bullying, she’s dedicated to prevention advocacy. She’s teaming up with legislators and advocates to review current laws and consequences, and provide suggestions to help diminish cyberbullying for youth and adults.
Lisa-Michelle would like better resources provided to law enforcement to handle the epidemic of online hate that is ruining people’s lives. She encourages inspirational programs in schools to help foster empathy and respect, as well as programs and resources for youth in engaging in cyberbullying.
She's an adjunct professor; marketing, communications, new media, and business development professional; and coach.
“I was 44 when this all started and it broke me,” Kucharz said. “To be a teen today and deal with the level of cyberbullying that’s taking place is frightening. We really need to take a step back and make the cyber world safer for the next generation.”
“Long Island woman harassed by stranger online wins in court,” by Rachel Uda, Newsday, November 10, 2017.
Lisa-Michelle Kucharz was the victim of cyberbullying and harassment for a long period of time. Her ordeal was traumatic and devastating, but she chose to fight back. She’s sharing her experience and lessons learned while navigating law enforcement and the judicial system.