National Youth Violence Prevention Week – Senior Citizens

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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

 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