Ideas 4 Action
Be a part of the solution and work towards Peace, Acceptance, Respect and Knowledge.
Take Action... Get Involved.
A person who stands up for something and does what they think is right, even if they stand alone.
A person who inactively stands by and does nothing.
- Look at our own actions and language to see if you’re adding to the problem in anyway.
- Get help if you’re a victim or being violent.
- Hold a peace week at your school.
- Participate in the Anti-violence/ Peace Club at your school.
- If your school doesn’t already have one, start a club to address anti-violence, bullying, and peace. Contact us to help you get started.
- Bullying, discrimination and hate hurts. Make sure that others know it too.
- Support friends if they need help getting away from a violent relationship.
- Speak up if you see dating violence happening.
- Different months of the year are designated for awareness. For example, February is Teen Dating Awareness Month. Find a group that’s participating or make an activity yourself in support.
- Most communities have a local domestic violence program, and they always need help and support.
- Volunteer your time and talents! Encourage support for the organizations in your community.
- Encourage family members, teachers and other adults in your life to talk about the issues.
- Document your story- Let people know they are not alone in their issues.
- Pictures are powerful- Take pictures of the issues and share them.
- Listen and respect one another regardless of differences.
- Don’t make fun of people’s differences.
- Respect and abide by people’s healthy boundaries.
- No means NO!
- When someone asks you to stop, please STOP!
- Agree to disagree.
- Don’t spread rumors.
- Challenge offensive jokes.
- When disagreements come up, talk things out.
- Model healthy relationships.
- Visit a website to learn more about a specific issue.
- Hold an event to learn and bring attention to the issues
- Listen to each other’s stories and experiences.
- Make a cause page on Facebook.