12th Annual Denim Day in LA
Download print versions of all the Denim Day materials.
On Wedndesday, April 21 LAUSD will be supporting the 12th Annual Denim Day please join us by registering at www.denimdayinla.org and wearing denim on the 21st.
Peace Over Violence (a local non-profit organization that runs violence prevention groups in some of our middle and high schools0 began this campaign to raise awareness and change existing attitudes surrounding sexual violence, and the campaign has touced the lives of over one million individuals.
Red Ribbon and Live Violence-Free Week from October 23rd to October 31st
LAUSD is celebrating Red Ribbon and Live Violence-Free Week from October 23rd to October 31st. Students will be wearing wristbands provided by the Health Education Programs through Title IV funding. This is an opportune time to focus on and teach the drug, alcohol, and violence prevention curriculum provided to each school.
Red Ribbon and Live Violence-Free Week (October 19-30, 2009) is a great time to be teaching the drug, alcohol, tobacco and violence prevention curriculums at your school site (Too Good for Drugs K-6, Second Step K-8, and Project Alert grades 7 and 8). Below, you will find a list of possible activities to support Red Ribbon Week.
Sponsor a Red Day or Red Rally where everyone is encouraged to wear red –red socks, red hats, red shirts, maybe even red face paint. Give an award to the class that is covered in the most red.
- Ask students to participate in “Give Drugs the Slip Day “ with everyone wearing slippers.
- Hold a “Sock It To Drugs Day” and ask everyone to wear the craziest socks they can find.
- Make a “Boot Out Drugs Day” with everyone wearing boots.
- Ask students to wear the craziest ties they can find for a “Tie Down Drugs” event.
- Wear clothing inside out for a “Don’t Let Drugs Turn You Day”.
- Have a “Living Drug-Free Is No Sweat Day” with everyone wearing sweat clothes to school.
- Ask everyone to wear sneakers for “Don’t Let Drugs Sneak Up On You Day”.
- Wear clothes backward for “Turn Your Back On Drugs Day”.
Please check with www.imdrugfree.com for a more extensive list of activities.
Two Los Angeles Teens Selected to Represent Peace Over Violence in Largest National Effort to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships.
Peace Over Violence and youth leaders to participate in national Start Strong
Kick-Off and Teen Summit to combat teen dating violence and abuse through
For more information please click on the Start Strong Conference.