A Kinder World Starts with Us

Working together on bullying prevention, intentional inclusion and youth mental wellness, we can help kids create the futures that they imagine.

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Find actionable resources from The Choose Kindness Alliance — a coalition of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations — focusing on bullying prevention, intentional inclusion and youth mental wellness.

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How would you describe yourself?

Sheryl Lee Ralph Shines Light on the Importance of Kindness in The Choose Kindness Project’s PSA to Inspire a More Inclusive World For All

Keeping an Open Dialogue

When asked how their day was, 77% of parents say their child responds with “fine.” But we know more is going on. Open up a conversation and build the trusting relationship they need.

Beyond “Fine”: Tools and Guidance to Help Families Have Quality Conversations

Discover resources and conversation guides to help establish trust, model empathy and foster open communication.

"A positive connection to at least one adult in their community — like a teacher, counselor, coach or afterschool care provider — can strengthen students’ social-emotional development and improve academic outcomes while decreasing drop-out rates, bullying and a host of other problems."

Making Caring Common, a project of the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Why This Matters

Working together on bullying prevention, intentional inclusion and youth mental wellness, we can help create the futures that kids imagine.

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One-third of teens surveyed say that they have been bullied in the past year.

-The Choose Kindness Project Survey, conducted by Ipsos (2022)

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Identity-based bullying accounts for over half of all bullying and cyberbullying incidents.

-ADL

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37% of students reported that their mental health was not good most or all of the time during the pandemic.

-U.S. Centers for Disease Control

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Nearly 40% of teens surveyed find it challenging to talk to their parents when they’re struggling with loneliness and exclusion.

-The Choose Kindness Project Survey, conducted by Ipsos (2022)

The Choose Kindness Project

The Choose Kindness Project is an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations that champion three major issue areas affecting children and teens: bullying prevention, intentional inclusion and youth mental wellness.

Guided by the 20+ members of the alliance and supported by ABC, ESPN and the Walton Family Foundation, The Choose Kindness Project is dedicated to inspiring a more inclusive world where all young people feel empowered to be themselves and feel safe to create the futures they imagine.


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