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2017-18 Calendar of Schoolboard Observances Dept. Diversity, Prevention & Intervention dept. - HERE
2017-18 DPI Prevention Resource list . - HERE
SEPTEMBER 14 - 22 - 2017 PEACE Week in Broward County
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
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
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:
GO BLUE TO END MEAN
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
JANUARY 2017 - Activities
Jan. 16-20 - Name Calling Week
FEBRUARY 2017 - Activities
Feb. 13-17 Teen Dating Violence Awareness Prevention & Respect Week
POSTERS "Love is Respect":
March - Women's History Month - Educational resources
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.