Working to end violence

PHOTOS & QUOTES

Our educators with YMCA Greenknoll camp counselor Frank Contorno.

“I am very appreciative of the relationship we are developing with the WCOGD. You have worked hard to building a program that meets our needs, and the programs have been thoughtfully and successfully delivered.”
-Clinton Howarth, Head of Middle and Upper Schools, Ridgefield Academy

Educator Courtney Lauria facilitating our Bully B.E.A.N.S program at Wooster School in Danbury.

“Courtney was awesome. She engaged the class and used examples/language that the students could relate to. Her energy is great and I find that her style of presenting is very well received by the students. She specifically explained to the class why they should care about all of this and how it ties into their lives at school. It’s clear how passionate she is about the topic!”
– School Counselor, Brookfield High School

Our educators facilitate an ACT OUT program at the Burnham School

 “My students absolutely loved the program, and I did too! It was age appropriate and they were engaged the entire time! The students continue to talk about the program and use the song all the time.” –Kindergarten Teacher, South Street School

2017 New Milford High School Health Fair with our interns.

“The educator from the Women’s Center had an instant rapport with our staff. She was knowledgeable, professional, and an effective presenter. A difficult, sensitive topic to address at an afternoon faculty meeting, but she carried it off well. Thank you for this necessary presentation delivered with poise and compassion.” – Administrator, Joel Barlow High School

Western Connecticut State University “Clothesline Project.”

“Simply, I wish we had this training years ago along with refresher courses. Invaluable when dealing with children each and every day!” – Teacher, Redding Elementary School

Courtney, one of our Prevention Educators, leads a puppet show at a Region 12 elementary school.

“My students absolutely loved the program, and I did too! It was age appropriate and they were engaged the entire time! The students continue to talk about the program and use the song all the time.” –Kindergarten Teacher, South Street School

Our ACT OUT Program at SPHERE in Ridgefield (R-L: Courtney Lauria, Cara Mackler & Matt Austin, Prevention Educators).