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Creating a Safe School and Community Environment for Youth Part 1: Strategies and Solutions

Held on December 16, 2021 and hosted by OJJDP, this was the second in a 12-webinar series as part of OJJDP's Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Identity-Based Bullying Initiative.

Webinar presenters described what safe and affirming behaviors look like versus rejecting behaviors; how to instill in children an appreciation and respect for one another's differences and help them develop empathy, conflict resolution and critical thinking skills; helped participants understand how schools, families, law enforcement, and communities work together to prevent the development of the prejudiced attitudes and violent behavior that lead to hate crimes; and explained how to create an equitable, supportive, safe and inclusive climate in schools and community programs for youth.

To obtain handouts and documents for this video, please contact the OJJDP NTTAC Help Desk at [email protected] or by phone at 1–833–647–0513. 

Date Published: December 16, 2021