Choose Peace/Stop Violence

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    Choose Peace Stop ViolenceChoose Peace/Stop Violence is both an annual observance and a comprehensive three-year initiative to educate, engage and empower youth to take action to prevent bullying and youth violence, foster social justice awareness, create safe and violence-free environments, as well as improve school climate and academic performance. Both use research-based Positive Community Norms marketing that focuses on creating safe and violence free environments where peace and inclusivity are celebrated.

    This year's Choose Peace dates are September 19-23, 2022. Access resources and learn how to celebrate in the drop-down below and pair your celebration with the International Day of Peace (Peace Day) observed around the world each year on September 21st

    This year, Choose Peace/Stop Violence is supporting April's Child Abuse Prevention Month observance. Help us raise awareness about child abuse neglect and prevention by wearing BLUE and creating "Pinwheels for Peace" on April 6th. REGISTER HERE  to receive free materials to create Pinwheels for Peace at your school.