National Youth Violence Prevention Week – Senior Citizens
Click on the National Youth Violence Prevention Week Community Wheel to learn how everyone can play a part in preventing youth violence!
Senior Citizens can make the Promise to Prevent Youth Violence!
You can demonstrate your commitment to protecting today’s youth and building safer communities by…
- Talking to your grandchildren about ways that you have avoided violence in your life and sharing your strategies
- Contacting your local schools to encourage them to participate in National Youth Violence Prevention Week (NYVPW) and to initiate a SAVE Promise Club
- Sharing Sandy Hook Promise and NYVPW with friends, plan an evening to discuss the programs and how to involve your community during NYVPW
- Wearing violence-prevention ribbons and hanging banners to demonstrate your support for (NYVPW)
- Reviewing the Say Something materials from Sandy Hook Promise, and learn what it means to be a trusted adult to youth you know
- Offering your time, talent, and energy to help out with events throughout the week
- Displaying a NYVPW Poster with information on local in-school conferences
- Attending your local school’s violence prevention conference and expressing your concerns about youth violence
- Joining or hosting a community roundtable and uniting in action with others in your community to reduce violence
- Becoming a mentor and teaching your mentee effective ways to prevent violence
- Donating educational resources to your school district or community organizations that focus on youth violence prevention
- Following and sharing @nationalsave and @sandyhook on social media to stay informed of #NYVPW activities