Mendez Foundation - Too Good for Violence
Too Good for Violence (K–8) is a school-based prevention program that uses the same research, theories, strategies and format that propelled Too Good for Drugs to national prominence, including Model Program designation from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Too Good for Violence (K–8) addresses the most significant risk and protective factors at each developmental level to help students learn the skills and attitudes they need to get along peacefully with others
National Youth Violence Prevention Week, March 31 - April 4, 2008
The National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere
(S A V E ) and GuidanceChannel.com, a brand of Sunburst Visual Media
are proud to be founding partners of the National Youth Violence
Prevention Campaign. The goal of this campaign is to raise awareness
and to educate students, teachers, school administrators, counselors,
school resource officers, school staff, parents, and the public
on effective ways to prevent or reduce youth violence.
The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning
CASEL will enhance children's success in school and life by promoting
coordinated, evidence-based social, emotional, and academic learning
as an essential part of education from preschool though high school.
The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at
The University of Colorado
The project, called Blueprints for Violence Prevention, has identified
11 prevention and intervention programs that meet a strict scientific
standard of program effectiveness. The 11 model programs, called
Blueprints, have been effective in reducing adolescent violent crime,
aggression, delinquency, and substance abuse.
The Committee for Children
For more than 25 years, Committee for Children, a nonprofit organization,
has been developing award-winning classroom programs that focus
on the topics of youth violence, bullying, child abuse, personal
safety, and emergent literacy.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
The International CPTED Association (ICA) is committed to creating
safer environments and improving the quality of life through the
use of CPTED principles and strategies. CPTED ~ pronounced \sep-ted\
~ has as its basic premise that the proper design and effective
use of the physical environment can lead to a reduction in the incidence
and fear of crime, thereby improving the quality of life.
The Institute for Minority and Urban Education
The Institute conducts research and evaluations, provides information
services, and assists schools, community-based organizations, and
parent school leaders in program development and evaluation, professional
development, and parent education.
The Hamilton Fish Institute
Serves as a national resource to test the effectiveness of school
violence prevention methods and to develop more effective strategies,
and provides a searchable database of resources on violence prevention
programs and related topics.
Serves as a clearninghouse of information about anti-bias program
and activities being implemented in schools across the country,
and provides a number of free resources for teachers including specific
lesson plans and other classroom activities.
The Center for Nonviolent Communication
Is an international nonprofit training & peacemaking organization
with a vision of a world where everyone's needs can be met peacefully.
CNVC contributes to this vision by providing trainings in non- violent
communication to the public and to organizations.
PeaceBuilders is the research-validated violence prevention youth
program approved for the federally funded Safe and Drug-Free Schools
Act. It is a comprehensive program launched in organizations that
shifts the entire climate to a peaceful, productive and safe place
for children, teenagers, parents, staff and faculty.
One of the things probably best known about Quakers is that we
have a testimony against participation in war, which we call the
Tribes Learning Communities
Offers programs focused on reducing student violence, conflict,
drug and alcohol use, absenteeism, poor achievement, etc., educators
and parents now agree, creating a positive school or classroom environment
is the most effective way to improve behavior and learning.