From Harvey to Irma, these recent natural disasters have offered important reminders about the need to be prepared—and Save the Children has come up with a unique way to make sure kids get the message.
For National Preparedness Month, Save the Children has produced a fun song and dance that teaches kids the basics of emergency preparedness. Plus, it keeps them moving during break time, afterschool, or at home:
Less than half of American families have an emergency plan, Save the Children reports, but children can be powerful change agents in leading the movement (literally and figuratively) towards preparedness.
So this September, join 50,000+ children across the U.S. in learning the importance of knowing their In Case of Emergency (ICE) contacts, making a plan, and packing a go-bag. Supplement messages with free turnkey Prep Step lessons and send-home family resources as desired to meet the needs of your program or family.
The 5 Promises represent conditions children need to achieve adult success. The collective work of the Alliance involves keeping these promises to America’s youth. This article relates to the promises highlighted below:
The following grants and funding opportunities are currently accepting applicants. These grants are not offered through America's Promise Alliance, but they each relate to our Five Promises. If you have questions about these opportunities, please follow the links provided in each item.
As Autism Awareness Month comes to a close, three new reports show that students with disabilities are subjected to school discipline at severely disproportionate rates, resulting in chronic exclusion and lost learning opportunities.
As support for sexual assault prevention gains traction across the country, a group of experts point to three strategies that have proven effective: Start teaching students about consent early, empower them to find solutions through intervention, and include parents in the conversation.
When Lisa Early was a kid, she pledged allegiance to the flag every morning at school with her hand over her heart.
“I believed it described America, and that my nation was principled and good,” she says.
In the spirit of collaboration and to support the current movement to create and preserve schools as safe places for young people, America’s Promise Alliance, along with two other partner organizations working together as part of the Together for Hea