PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS
Together, our partners collectively touch nearly every household in America and comprise a total outreach of 134 million individuals, operating from thousands of locations across the country.
A positive youth development organization that empowers young people to reach their full potential. A vast community of more than 6 million youth and adults working together for positive change, 4-H enables America’s youth to emerge as leaders through hands-on learning, research-based 4-H youth programs and adult mentorship, in order to give back to their local communities.
FCCLA (Family, Career & Community Leaders of America)
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences Education. FCCLA has more than 190,000 members and nearly 6,500 chapters from 50 state associations, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The organization has involved more than ten million youth since its founding in 1945.FCCLA: The Ultimate Leadership Experience is unique among youth organizations because its programs are planned and run by student members. It is the only Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus. Participation in national programs and chapter activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities.
ADL (Anti-Defamation League)
Founded in 1913 “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, ADL protects civil rights for all. A leader in the development of materials, programs and services, ADL carries out its mission through a network of 30 Regional and Satellite Offices in the United States and abroad. ADL’s A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute is a leading provider of anti-bias education, bullying prevention and diversity training programs used by schools, universities, corporations and community organizations throughout the United States and abroad. In 2010 ADL educational programs reached more than 75,000 students, educators and community members across the U.S. Since its beginning, over 1.2 million adults and youth have directly participated in ADL’s Education Division programs, and are changing the hearts and minds of millions more.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SILICON VALLEY
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley’s mission is to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring adults. Serving over 3,000 youth annually, ages 6-18, we provide outcome- or needs-based programs that develop the 21st century skills our members need to be successful in school, a career and life: Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, Citizenship and Communication.
BPA (Business Professionals of America)
Business Professionals of America is the leading CTSO (Career Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. BPA has more than 51,000 youth members in over 2,300 chapters in 23 states.
COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS
By bringing caring adults into the schools to address children’s unmet needs, CIS provides the link between educators and the community. The result: teachers are free to teach, and students – many in jeopardy of dropping out – have the opportunity to focus on learning. It is the mission of CIS to champion the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people successfully learn, stay in school and prepare for life.
Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Staying safe online is a lot like staying safe offline. Whether you’re walking down the street or connecting with friends on Facebook, it’s important to keep a few key safety precautions in mind. Use the information and links in the Safety Center to learn more about the tools available to you, and share that knowledge with people you know.
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network)
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) wants every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. With belief that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow. GLSEN accomplishes their goals by working in hallways across the country — from Congress and the Department of Education to schools and district offices in your community — to improve school climate and champion LGBT issues in K-12 education.
A proactive health movement co-founded by heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa, is fighting the obesity and mental resilience crisis by getting American students and communities across the country to take charge of their health. Like a Peace Corps for Health, HealthCorps is a national service and peer mentoring initiative. In high schools, HealthCorps “Coordinators” empower teens in underserved populations to make simple lifestyle changes to enhance their well-being and resilience and take the message to friends, families and neighbors.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations
At Holiday Inn Club Vacations® resorts, we create unforgettable experiences with a sense of fun and family. Discover spacious villas, enjoyable amenities and plenty of ways to relax and reconnect in exciting destinations. From beachside escapes and mountain retreats to the theme park and entertainment capitals of the world, it’s all waiting for you.
A leading publisher of media literacy and digital citizenship education materials and programming with worldwide distribution channels. Founded in 1998 and supported by the U.S. Congress and various executive agencies of the U.S. government, i-SAFE is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and empowering youth (and others) to safely, responsibly and productively use Information and Communications Technologies. To date, more than 32 million students have been trained utilizing i-SAFE curriculum in more than 5,100 school districts across the United States and in 33 countries around the world.
THE MEGAN MEIER FOUNDATION
The mission of the Megan Meier Foundation is to bring awareness, education and promote positive change to children, parents, and educators in response to the ongoing bullying and cyberbullying in our children’s daily environment.
NOT IN OUR SCHOOL
What is Not In Our School? Across the country, students and teachers are sharing stories, joining together and taking action to create safe schools, free from stereotypes, intolerance, and hate. They’re part of a movement called Not In Our School (NIOS). For more than a decade, Not In Our School has inspired students of all ages to develop and share innovative ways to resist bullying and promote an atmosphere of acceptance and inclusion. The Not In Our School videos, activities and resources on our website showcase the immense capacity, energy, and creativity of young people who are creating new ways to make their schools safe for everyone.
NOT IN OUR TOWN
Not In Our Town’s mission is to guide, support and inspire people and communities to work together to stop hate and build safe, inclusive environments for all. We believe that change takes place at the local level, which is why we seek to foster and support models of change that result in resilient, locally-driven efforts to address intolerance and hate.
NOYS (National Organizations for Youth Safety)
(NOYS) is the longest standing premier youth health and safety coalition in the United States. The Coalition is dedicated to saving lives by creating programs and providing resources to address important youth-related topics. NOYS is comprised of over 70 national members that include nonprofit organizations, business and industry leaders, and federal agencies. The mission of NOYS is to create sustaining, engaging, and educational programs of work with youth and not to youth.
PACER is the founder of National Bullying Prevention Month, held annually in October. Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages and educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant and interactive resources. PACER’s bullying prevention resources are designed to benefit all students, including students with disabilities.
I'm Project AWARE provides workshops, presentations, and the Reel Life program that includes the Summer Film Institute for youth as well as targeted filmmaking that produces high quality, dramatic educational short movies and PSAs created by young people. The mission of the organization is to “empower young people to lead”.
A youth/adult partnership organization whose mission is to promote positive youth development and enhance leadership skills by engaging youth to contribute to their community through quality community service projects and peer mentoring activities. Project Change’s You Have The Power! Bullying Prevention Peer Education Project features high school mentors working with groups of elementary and middle school youth after school about the characteristics, risks, and consequences of bullying and how to be an ally in a bullying situation. Teen mentors also lead presentations addressing bullying prevention at schools, community meetings, and national and international professional conferences.
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
SADD has 350,000 students actively participating in over 7 million + schools. Originally, the mission of the SADD chapter was to help young people say “No” to drinking and driving. Today, the mission has expanded. And that is why SADD has become a peer-to-peer education, prevention, and activism organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving, teen violence, and teen suicide. It is SADD’s mission to provide students with the best prevention tools possible to deal with the issues of underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving, and other destructive decisions.
A confidential telephone helpline for teenaged callers. It operates every evening from 6:00pm to 10:00pm PST and is toll-free from anywhere in California. If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! You can call us at 310-855-HOPE(4673) and even text us by texting “TEEN” to 839863. TEEN LINE also offers message boards, resources and information.
I'm Twitter is an information network made up of 140-character messages called Tweets. It’s an easy way to discover the latest news related to subjects you care about. Messages from users you choose to follow will show up on your home page for you to read. It’s like being delivered a newspaper whose headlines you’ll always find interesting – you can discover news as it’s happening, learn more about topics that are important to you, and get the inside scoop in real time.
YMCA Silicon Valley - Project Cornerstone
Project Cornerstone is an initiative of the YMCA of Silicon Valley. Project Cornerstone is committed to helping all children and teens in Silicon Valley feel valued, respected and known. Our programs and services help individuals and communities build a web of support around young people so that they grow into healthy, caring and responsible adults.
YSA (Youth Service America)
YSA (YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA) improves communities by increasing the number and the diversity of young people, ages 5-25, serving in substantive roles. YSA supports a global culture of engaged youth committed to a lifetime of service, learning, leadership, and achievement. The impact of YSA’s work through service and service-learning is measured in student achievement, workplace readiness, and healthy communities.