♥ The Purple Hands Pledge® (school-wide) helps students build skills to reduce their impulsivity and increase their empathy as a “universal” school-based program with minimal distraction from class instruction time.
♥ The Purple Hands Pledge® teaches…Empathy…Self Control…Accountability…for our words and actions that either help or hurt ourselves or others.
♥ The Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project® is designed to work in partnership with all bully prevention, conflict resolution, and character-building skills programs.
♥ Simple to Implement & Inexpensive compared to other programs
♥ Purchase K-12 School Implementation Kit
♥ Provide a Staff Training (Contact Us for Instructions)
♥ Effective and Sustainable – With Verbal & Visual Repetition
♥ The Purple Hands Pledges posted together with the Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project® official support materials (banners, posters, magnets, window decals, etc.) are the visual reminders that reinforce a personal commitment to nonviolence.
♥ Our Purple Hands Pledge® is in schools at all grade levels.
♥ Visit our various Award-Winning “School” pages for Inspiration
Possible Funding Resources:
♥ Grant Opportunities
♥ Reach out to your Schools Parent Club
♥ Does your School have a Business Partner?
♥ Local Service Organizations: Rotary, Kiwanis, Soroptimist, etc.
♥ Set up Fundraisers