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  • Bullying: A Problem Behavior That Spans Generations

    In a population of more than 320 million people, US Census statistics show that 40.3 million are people 65 years of age and older. Of those, according to the National Center for Assisted Living, more than 735,000 men and women live in assisted living situations. Approximately 1.3 million more are housed in nursing homes.

  • Organizations Promoting National ‘No One Eats Alone Day’

    Sandy Hook Promise, the community organization founded in the days following 12/14, announced Monday, January 12, its partnership with Beyond Differences, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending social isolation in schools across the country. Together, they are promoting February 13 as National No One Eats Alone Day, and urging schools to participate in tackling the epidemic of social exclusion by holding lunchtime events at their schools with activities that encourage students to engage with one another.

  • Recovery Project Reschedules ‘Summer Planning,’ Slates Next Parent Forum

    The Newtown Public Schools Recovery Project has slated its next parent forums, which will be held at Sandy Hook Elementary School and Reed Intermediate School.

    Each forum will be presented twice, once during the school day and again in the evening, to allow for maximum participation. Programs last for one hour.

  • Prevention Council Hosting School Climate, Kindness Expert Jo Ann Freiberg

    UPDATE (Monday, March 17, 2014): This event has been postponed to the fall. Read more here.

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