Let’s get our youth involved in the act of treating others with dignity and respect. Whether it’s about promoting dignity and respect at your school, in your neighborhood, or with your youth program, the Campaign is about creating healthy and safe environments for living and learning. So get your school or youth organization involved.
> Organize a youth Pledge Drive – Students can take the Pledge by signing their names to a banner created by students. (Pledges must be manually taken and entered into the system.)
- Students can also take the Pledge from a custom web page designed in collaboration with the public school district. For more information call toll-free 1-855-222 8211 or email: >email@example.com.
> Use the Dignity & Respect Youth Activities. Promote dignity and respect throughout the school year. These simple activities can be incorporated into day-to-day youth programs.
- Use the dignity and respect theme for anti-bullying activities and for anti-bullying week.
- See > web resources for other related ideas and suggestions.
> Celebrate Dignity & Respect Month. Hold an assembly. Invite a speaker to discuss teamwork, anti-bullying, and/or topics related to diversity. For suggested speakers call toll-free 1-855-222 8211 or email: >firstname.lastname@example.org.
> Use the Youth Engagement Toolkit. The 10 Key Words Program serves as the foundation for the Youth Engagement Toolkit, which includes D&R conversations and activities segmented for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Sample activities are available for free download. For more information call toll-free 1-855-222 8211 or email: >email@example.com.