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2016-17 Calendar of Schoolboard Observances Dept. Diversity, Prevention & Intervention dept.  - HERE

APRIL 21, 2017 - Day of Silence

Day of Silence is a student-led national event organized in thousands of schools, bringing awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Students from middle school to college take a vow of silence in an effort to encourage schools and classmates to address the problem of anti-LGBTQ behavior by illustrating the silencing effect of bullying and harassment on LGBTQ students and those perceived to be LGBTQ.

Action flyer

Activitiies Implementation Tips

Posters 8.5 x 11     Poster 11 x17

Palm cards

Selfie Sign black & White    Selfie Sign Color

Legal FAQ

Apr. 3-7 National Youth Violence Prevention Month - Activities download

MARCH Activities

March - Women's History Month - Educational resources

Activity: Take back the streets                Respect Poster            Respect tiles

FEBRUARY 2017 - Activities

Feb. 13-17 Teen Dating Violence Awareness Prevention & Respect Week

Teen Dating Violence Flyer

POSTERS "Love is Respect":

English: Size 11 x 17   Size:  11 x 8.5

Spanish: Size 11 x 17   Size:  11 x 8.5

Love is Respect  Week Guide

Dating Basics - Healthy Relationship Questionaires


Information flyer

"Wear Orange" Social media sign

Face Book Banner      Shareable Instagram      Shareable Twitter

JANUARY 2017 - Activities

Jan. 16-20 - Name Calling Week

No Name Calling Activities

Additional Resources

No Name Calling Poster 11x17

No Came Calling Poster 8x11


DECEMBER 2016 - Activities

Dec. 10 Human Rights day

Human Right Day Activities

Universal Declaration of Human Rights animation Video by Ammesty International

The Story of Human Rights video

Voting and Elections: Resources for a Civil Classroom

NOVEMBER 2016 Activities and Resources

Anti-Bullying Week - Nov 7 - 11 

Learning about the value of diversity, inclusion and tolerance. The more awareness that is created during the anti-bullying week -- and all year round, you are one step closer to putting an end to bullying!

Resources/pledges/posters for toolkit activities:



This campaign is inspired by "Mean Stinks" sponsored by Secret Deodorant that was designed to raise awareness of bullying among middle school girls. The campaign challenges everyone to get involved to pledge solidarity to wear blue and standup to bulllying. Activities includes creating a "Wall of Nice" in an area where bullying occurs and the "Blue Pinky Promise". Awareness ribbons and posters are available with registration.

SEPTEMBER 19 - 23 - 2016 PEACE Week in Broward County

Choose Peace/Stop Violence announces the 7th annual Choose Peace Week” celebration. Since 2010, the Choose Peace/Stop Violence initiative has worked with partners, communities and youth to address the greatest threat to the lives of children and adolescents; the terrible reality of youth violence. September kicks off the 2016-17 campaign for schools to explore how to create environments free from bullying and violence, and to spread kindness, build peace, tolerance and positive change.  

Peace Week Short Video

Cooper City Elementary Peace Week video with Broward Sheriff's Office


2016 Choose Peace Week Activities Guide download

Chalk4 Peace: a sidewalk chalk painting festival which happens worldwide every September, gives participants a way to spread messages of inspiration and visions for a more peaceful community.

Imagine Peace Wish Tree Project: a global project inspired by the John Lennon and Yoko Ono Peace tree project featured by the International Peace Palace in The Hague. The wish tree project encourages individuals to reflect and write their personal wishes for peace on white tags and ties them to a tree branch

Go Blue to End Mean a campaign inspired by "Mean Stinks" sponsored by Secret Deodorant that was designed to raise awareness of bullying among middle school girls. The campaign challenges everyone to get involved to pledge solidarity to wear blue and standup to bulllying. Activities includes creating a "Wall of Nice" and the "Blue Pinky Promise" to end bullying.

Peace Pledges for download



According to 2,000 teachers who responded to a Teaching Tolerance survey, the 2016 presidential campaign is: eliciting fear and anxiety among children of color, immigrants and Muslims; emboldening students to mimic the words and tone of the campaign; and disrupting opportunities to teach effectively about political campaigns and civic engagement. 

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