Archive for October, 2009

Teaching Tolerance and GroundSpark’s That’s A Family!



By | That's A Family!

The acclaimed Teaching Tolerance program recently released a great new activity for young people in efforts to explore family diversity and the different ways in which to define a family. Making use of the 2010 Census and GroundSpark’s film That’s A Family!, the activity challenges students to explore diverse configurations that form families.

Check out this amazing activity!

Young Minds Digital Times Film Competition



By | Straightlaced

This creative and inspiring outlet for youth between the 6th – 12th grade is currently accepting applications! The Young Minds Digital Times Film Competition fosters youth film makers to create poignant and powerful films, all the while competing for a variety of prizes. Check it out and spread the word!

For more information, please email info@youngmindsdigitaltimes.com.

National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week: October 4-10



By | Let's Get Real
Did you know that the fourth annual National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week starts next week (October 4-10)? Organized by The PACER Center, this week long event encourages communities to work together to increase the awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all students by hosting a variety of events.

GroundSpark’s film Let’s Get Real is an important resource to help do this work. If you’re inspired to stop bullying in your community, please bring this powerful film into your community today!

Now, go out and do your part during National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week!