Anti-Bullying Resources from The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia
Anti-Bullying Resources from The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia

From the website: Collected here is a sampling of curricula and information that we feel can be easily adapted to a variety of educational settings.  We recommend Teaching Tolerance, Lutherans Concerned and the Pacer Center as excellent comprehensive teaching resources on bullying and its effects, both immediate and long-term. In addition to these there is a wealth of good information available on-line at http://www.stopbullying.gov, and on both the US Department of Justice and Department of Education Web sites.

Operation Respect
Operation Respect

The mission of Operation Respect is to assure each child and youth a respectful, safe and compassionate climate of learning where their academic, social and emotional development can take place free of bullying, ridicule and violence.

filed under Secular     tags Bullying, Violence
Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center
Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center

PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages, and educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant, and interactive resources.

Kids 4 Peace
Kids 4 Peace

Through summer camps and leadership training programs, we develop a community of of young, interfaith leaders equipped with the knowledge, skills and relationships to build – together – a new culture of peace. Each year, Kids4Peace works with more than 200 Muslim, Jewish, and Christian youth from Israel, Palestine and the United States.

filed under Interfaith     tags Youth, Violence, Bullying
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline

From the website: Our highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. Call the hotline at 1-800-799-7233. 

US DOJ Office on Violence Against Women
US DOJ Office on Violence Against Women

The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Network to End Domestic Violence

NNEDV is a leading national voice for domestic violence survivors and their allies. SAFETY ALERT: If you are in danger, please use a safer computer, or call 911, your local hotline, or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. 

National Center on Elder Abuse
National Center on Elder Abuse

Directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

NCPEA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of abuse and neglect of older persons and adults with disabilities.  The purposes of NCPEA are to:

  1. Strengthen elder and adult abuse prevention and intervention capabilities; 
  2. Conduct and support research on the subject of the abuse and neglect of older persons and adults with disabilities;
  3. Educate the public about the problem of the abuse and neglect of older persons and adults with disabilities;
  4. Promote the sharing of information among professionals and advocates in the field of elder and adult abuse and neglect;
  5. Develop educational and training programs about elder and adult abuse prevention and treatment for individuals and groups working with older persons and  adults with disabilities; 
  6. Advocate for system and legislative action that will respond to the needs of victims, perpetrators, and their families; support the individual's right to self-determination; and prevent the mistreatment of older persons and adults with disabilities before it occurs.
filed under Secular     tags Older Adults, Elder Abuse, Aging, Violence
National Clearinghouse on Abuse Later in Life
National Clearinghouse on Abuse Later in Life

NCALL’s mission is to eliminate abuse in later life.  Through advocacy and education, NCALL strives to challenge and change the beliefs, policies, practices, and systems that allow abuse to occur and continue.  NCALL also aims to improve victim safety by increasing the quality and availability of victim services and support.

filed under Secular     tags Older Adults, Elder Abuse, Aging, Violence