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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

October - Diversity Awareness Month

Celebrating Diversity Month can be done individually or in a group, quietly or with great fanfare, with spontaneity or detailed planning.  No matter how you choose to recognize this important month within your organization, school, or community, the main objective should be to increase knowledge and understanding through conversations of connection. 

School-wide Celebration ideas

Mix it up for lunch

Diversity poster

October 23-31 - RED RIBBON WEEK 

The National Family Partnership (NFP sponsored the first National Red Ribbon Celebration 1988. Today, the Red Ribbon serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities. Since that time, the campaign has reached millions of U.S. children and families and its network of individuals and organizations continue to deliver his message of hope to millions of people every year, through the National Red Ribbon Campaign™.

Red Ribbon Resource Guide

Red Ribbon fact Sheet

Red Ribbon Pledge

Red Ribbon Week 

Red Ribbon Week cards

Keys to Life Poster

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

ACTIVITIES GUIDE:

2017 Choose Peace Week Activities Guide download

CHALK4PEACE

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 

 

 

"Starbuck Coffee Cup Peace sleeves" Project

Broward County Schools has teamed up with Starbucks in Broward County to bring Peace Sleeves to all their customers during Peace Week. 

 

 

 

 

 

Choose Peace Pledges


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:

 

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

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: