Makauila is normalizing the Hawaiian language and perspective through the production and distribution of Native Hawaiian educational, language, and cultural multimedia content. Because of our unique competency in Hawaiian knowledge, we are a strong partner for Native Hawaiian organizations and institutions to effectively engage their target audience through media.
(Spark M.) Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution
The Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (MIPCR) is a multi-disciplinary academic community of scholars, students, practitioners, and visitors, who, through teaching, research, service, and application, groom future leaders and professionals in applied peacemaking and conflict resolution.
Mission Be helps children to thrive through mindfulness. They provide mindfulness-based social emotional learning to help children thrive academically and beyond.
Not In Our School highlights and creates networks of schools working to be safe, accepting and inclusive, and free of bullying and all forms of intolerance. Find films, lesson plans and campaign guides for your school.
Our Public School (OPS) recognizes that acting separately is no longer a viable option. We at OPS see a better way. Now is the time for a social movement that holds us all accountable for supporting and sustaining student learning in our homes, communities and schools. To achieve this, OPS is dedicated to building bridges and partnerships between public schools, families and their communities.
The Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC) is the only organization in Hawai‘i whose core program is to engage high school students and teachers in the Asia/Pacific region; and to inspire these students to become leaders with a broader understanding of Hawaii’s place in the world.
Partners Against Hate was a collaborative project of the Anti-Defamation League, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, and the Center for Preventing Hate, which offered promising education and counteraction strategies for young people and the wide range of community-based professionals who work and interact with youth, parents, law enforcement officials, educators, and community/business leaders.
Peace and Collaborative Development Network (PCDN) is a free professional networking site that works to foster dialogue and sharing of resources in international development, conflict resolution, gender mainstreaming, human rights, social entrepreneurship and related fields.
Teaching Tolerance’s Perspectives for a Diverse America is a literacy-based curriculum that marries anti-bias social justice content with the rigor of the Common Core State Standards. Three steps are: SELECT AN ESSENTIAL QUESTION; SELECT A CENTRAL TEXT; and SELECT TASKS AND STRATEGIES.
Building Peace on a Foundation of Aloha” hopes to inspire people–from keiki (children) to kupuna (elders)–to cultivate compassion, mindfulness and justice in their daily lives and better understand the roles of diversity and culture in the practice of peace.
PLACES is an exciting collaborative venture between Wai’anae Elementary School in Oahu, Hawaii, the University of Hawaii, Manoa’s Office of Student Equity, Excellence & Diversity (SEED), and the local community of Wai’anae and Oahu. PLACES supports the planning and implementation of Place-based, Cultural Projects (PBCP) for the children at Wai’anae Elementary.
PsySR is an independent, non-profit organization that applies psychological knowledge and expertise to promote peace, social justice, human rights, and sustainability. Our members are psychologists, students, and other advocates for social change in the United States and around the world.
We have hundreds of standards-based lesson plans written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices. Find the perfect one for your classroom.
Room to Read envisions a world in which all children can pursue a quality education, reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world. To achieve this goal, we focus on two areas where we believe we can have the greatest impact: literacy and gender equality in education.
Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program that has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression among school children while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.
The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) uses all the Smithsonian offers to empower learners to explore their own interests and collaborate with others to bring ideas to life. We create models and methods that make the Smithsonian a learning laboratory for everyone.
Start Empathy, an initiative of Ashoka, is a community of individuals and institutions dedicated to building a future in which every child masters empathy. We urgently must see young people as changemakers and help them develop the skills they need to be empathetic, ethical actors who will positively impact their own lives, their communities, their schools, their companies, their countries and the world, now and throughout their lives. Changemaker Schools is a national community of leading elementary schools that serve as models for cultivating these skills in students. Schools in the network share best practices with each other and benefit from opportunities to collaborate with other schools.
An affiliate of Kids Voting USA, we are a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots organization partnering with public, private, charter, and home schools statewide, whose mission is two-fold: to prepare youth for a lifetime of voting, and to encourage adult voter participation.
Wellness in the Schools (WITS) inspires healthy eating, environmental awareness and fitness as a way of life for kids in public schools. Through meaningful public/private partnerships with school leadership, teachers, chefs, coaches, parents and kids, WITS develops and implements programs that provide healthy foods, healthy environments and opportunities for regular play to help kids learn and grow.
The World Peace Game Foundation seeks to foster the concept of peace not as a utopian dream but as an attainable goal to strive for, and to stimulate the creative development of tools for this effort. It supports development of collaboration and communication skills for resolving and transforming conflicts, and the development of the skills of compromise, all while accommodating different perspectives and interests.
Youth Speaks creates safe spaces that empower the next generation of leaders, self-defined artists, and visionary activists through written and oral literacies. We challenge youth to find, develop, publicly present, and apply their voices as creators of societal change. Our vision is to shift the perception of youth by combating illiteracy, alienation, and silence, creating a global movement of brave new voices bringing the noise from the margins to the core.