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2017-18 Calendar of Schoolboard Observances Dept. Diversity, Prevention & Intervention dept.  - HERE

2017-18 DPI Prevention Resource list . - HERE

School year 2017-2018

SEPTEMBER 14 - 22 - 2017 PEACE Week in Broward County

“Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”.

Choose Peace/Stop Violence announces the 8th 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 2017-18 campaign for schools to explore environments free from bullying and violence, and to work together for peace. 

Click Here to register and receive your Choose Peace Week starter kit including Free Chalk as supplies last

Peace Week Short Video

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


2017 Choose Peace Week Activities Guide download


Chalk4 PeaceA sidewalk chalk painting festivalwhich 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

Choose Peace Poster Contest 2017-18

Participate and get a change to win a Peace Pole for your School 




2017-18 Activities will be posted monthly

Some Examples from School year 2016- 2017

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.

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

JANUARY 2017 - Activities

Jan. 16-20 - Name Calling Week

No Name Calling Activities

Additional Resources

No Name Calling Poster 11x17

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

MARCH Activities

March - Women's History Month - Educational resources

Activity: Take back the streets                Respect Poster            Respect tiles

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