National Youth Violence Prevention Week – Media

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Click on the National Youth Violence Prevention Week Community Wheel to learn how everyone can play a part in preventing youth violence! Community Wheel

Media can make the Promise to Prevent Youth Violence!

You can demonstrate your commitment to protecting today’s youth and building safer communities by…

  • Interviewing local SAVE Promise Clubs and national NYVPW spokespersons
  • Wearing violence-prevention ribbons and hanging NYVPW banners to demonstrate your support for the event
  • Offering your time, talent, and energy to help out with local events throughout the week
  • Providing coverage of local schools’ violence prevention efforts
  • Publishing special youth violence prevention inserts in your publication
  • Sharing information on Start With Hello and Say Something, two easy to implement and FREE programs from Sandy Hook Promise that empower and educate youth on how to prevent violence BEFORE it happens
  • Joining a local violence prevention roundtable and publicizing its initiatives through your various programming and publications
  • Creating PSAs promoting the various initiatives of NYVPW
  • Delivering a daily NYVPW message through your social media #NYVPW
  • Adopting a school and donating educational resources to teach the students there how to reduce violence
  • Adding a links on your agency’s website or social media page to National Youth Violence Prevention Week
  • Encouraging viewers/subscribers to become mentors and teaching their mentees effective ways to prevent violence
  • Following @nationalsave and @sandyhook on social media to stay informed of #NYVPW activities

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