Join us for an awards event at the Berger Performing Arts Center on May 19th to celebrate the below organizations and our partnership. Ryanhood and Silver Thread Trio to perform!
The Fund for Civility, Respect and Understanding feels honored to provide monies to the following organizations for their projects. Their funding period is June 2013-May 2014 and we will have a six-month evaluation follow up on each project. The focus areas for this round of giving were anti-bullying throughout the lifespan and mental health awareness. We are pleased that these projects cover work in anti-bullying for preschool, middle, high school and workplace as well as high-risk youth in the foster care system. We are also funding two important mental health awareness projects. One will bring Mental Health First Aid to rural communities and the other will foster mental health awareness in faith communities.
Below are the projects funded:
CHILD LANGUAGE CENTER- $4,000
Creation of two videos, one for parents and one for teachers sharing “Talk It Out” strategies for preschool age children.
PIMA COUNTY SUPERINTENDENTS Office in Collaboration with Creative Spirit’s Healthy Play- $4,000
Facilitation of Healthy Play a Solution to Bulling being implemented in 5 elementary schools through team training.
HOPE Inc.- $2,000
Taking Mental Health First Aid trainings to the rural communities of Pima County. Marana, Green Valley, Ajo and Sahuarita
LA PALOMA Family Services- $4,000
Creation of an anti bullying curriculum for their in home foster care children ages 12-18.
CODAC Behavioral Health- $1,000
Support with the creation of 4 video modules of middle school students stories of bullying to help teach and prevent bullying.
UA Department of Disabilities and Psychoeducational Studies- $3,000 (pending on UA Community grant)
Creating of 50-100 10-12 minute anti bullying lessons for middle schools to use during their advisory periods.
NAMISA (National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Arizona)- $2,000
Support to purchase materials for FaithNet a four-component, multi-media mental health education course designed by
OUR FAMILY SERVICES- $2,000
Support in facilitation costs to begin community dialogue about workplace bullying.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS- $2,000
Used to implement their UNIFY program in two TUSD high schools. Project UNIFY works to integrate intellectually disabled students school-wide.