Offering Protection and Comfort for Kids in the Wake of Latest Shooting Tragedy

From: PBS.org How can parents and schools keep kids safe, and how can they reassure them when tragedies occur? Judy Woodruff speaks with a panel of experts, including Stephen Brock of California State University, Dewey Cornell of University of Virginia and Mo Canady of the National Association of School Resource Officials. FULL STORY

Help for victims of Sandy Hook Shooting

An official fund for victims’ families, and the community as a whole, has now been established: The Sandy Hook School Support Fund, set up by the United Way of Western Connecticut will provide support services to families and the community. All donations to this fund will go directly to those affected. FULL STORY

Sandy Hook: Children and a violent world and what we can do.

Friday December 14,2012 THE SEATTLE ACTION NETWORK With this mornings school tragedy, and other recent events involving violence and children, The Seattle Action Network is requesting that all schools, businesses and churches come together and discuss these serious issues with our young children. The links below will offer information to help you educate children andContinue reading “Sandy Hook: Children and a violent world and what we can do.”

SUPPORT! – 12th Annual Pre-Apprenticeship Fundraising Dinner

You are invited! Each year Seattle Vocational Institute’s Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (SVI PACT) holds an Annual Dinner to raise funds to provide support to our students. This year is the 12th anniversary of our renowned dinner! The proceeds will help train members of our community for good paying jobs and careers that can support theirContinue reading “SUPPORT! – 12th Annual Pre-Apprenticeship Fundraising Dinner”

Stopping The Violence: “The Interrupters”

“The Interrupters” (download this important PDF click here) Directed by Steve James. Produced by Alex Kotlowitz and Steve James. Every City Needs Its Heroes. An epic tale of courage and hope, The Interrupters is a new film from Chicago-based director/producer Steve James (Oscar-nominated for Hoop Dreams) and award-winning author-turned-producer Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No ChildrenContinue reading “Stopping The Violence: “The Interrupters””