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AHA! believes in a world where every teen can feel safe, seen, and emotionally connected. They equip teenagers and educators with social and emotional intelligence to dismantle apathy, prevent despair, and interrupt hate-based behavior. By inspiring teens and adults to joyfully lead with courage and kindness, AHA! transforms schools and communities into welcoming, nourishing, expressive, and inclusive spaces where youth and adults work together for the highest good.

Modeled after Mikva Challenge’s successful civic engagement programming developed for youth in Chicago, Action Civics CA provides opportunities for young people in Southern California to engage in Action Civics, community problem-solving, and seeks to increase youth voice in local decision-making processes. Through the program youth become more prepared to be leaders in their college, career, and community.

For more than a decade, Alliance for a Healthier Generation has worked with schools, youth-serving organizations, businesses, and communities to empower kids to develop lifelong healthy habits by ensuring the environments that surround them provide and promote good health. Driven by their passion that all young people deserve a chance to live healthier lives, their work has impacted up to 28 million kids across the country.

The Association for Mindfulness in Education is a collaborative association of organizations and individuals working together to provide support for mindfulness training as a component of K-12 education. Mindfulness lays a foundation for education and provides the optimal conditions for learning and teaching. It also supports all pedagogical approaches.

A World Fit for Kids! develops and implements programs which combine healthy behaviors training, mentorship and experiential learning to promote mental, emotional and physical fitness. Their students develop leadership skills and are given the tools needed to succeed in school, work and life.

At Bala Shala Yoga for Kids, they want everyone to grow with mindfulness, self confidence, compassion and creativity. Kids learn that everyone falls and everyone gets back up again. There is no judgement, no competition. There are no winners or losers. Everyone has their own practice and and moves at their own pace. There are lots of smiles, a ton of laughter and an overall feeling of love and respect.

At BASE, Social-Emotional Learning is our business.  We have been practicing the clinical psychology of students and their systems for decades. We teach psycho-social concepts through a supportive and therapeutic dialogue.Our courses are rigorously edited and approved by our panel of field experts which include: Clinical Psychologists, Pediatric Psychiatrists, School Counselors, At-Risk Specialists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Administrators, and Educators.

Be More is committed to teaching youth the importance of self-love and self-respect, and examining the role that social media plays in their lives. By creating a community of support, encouragement, and empowerment, as well as raising awareness and agency surrounding societal expectations of body image, Be More teaches kids how to build each other up and prevent negative conversations and behaviors that often lead to poor body image and eating disorders. Their mission is to get teens out of the world of comparison on social media, and back out into building real-life connection and relationships.

Beyond the Bell ensures that all children and youth in Los Angeles Unified School District have access to high quality, safe, and supervised academic, enrichment, and recreation programs that inspire learning and achievement beyond the regular school day. Every child and youth should have a safe place to be in the presence of a responsible, caring adult with engaging activities that support achievement and promote social, emotional, physical development beyond the regular school day.

Beyond The Classroom is an After School Enrichment Program designed to provide a safe, nurturing environment after school hours to school-aged children, K-5. The space gives children a truly enriching experience as they are given different opportunities to take part in project-based and emergent classes that are increasingly left out of the normal school curriculum. Beyond the Classroom provides a “home away from home.” One that is safe, loving, and nurturing for children. They provide children with an enriching environment that will foster a passion for learning. They foster greater parental awareness of childhood development and help strengthen the community and build partnerships among its members.

The Big EQ/EQuip Our Kids! Campaign intends to be the first-ever mass advertising, marketing and organizing campaign whose sole goal is that every school include in its curriculum the development of students’ and teachers’ social and emotional intelligence and skills. Our Campaign is stepping in to provide what every important social movement that has been successful always generates. That is, a major leading institution that mobilizes the public behind what is so clearly in the public good.

The Bonita Unified School District in San Dimas, CA supports social emotional learning.

Brotherhood Crusade is a 50-year old grassroots organization with a vision of improving quality of life and meeting the unmet needs of low-income, under-served, under-represented and disenfranchised individuals in South Los Angeles. We help people overcome the barriers that deter their pursuit of success in life and facilitate opportunities for a better quality of life by effectuating improved health & wellness, facilitating academic success, promoting personal, social & economic growth, providing access to artistic excellence & cultural awareness, increasing financial literacy and building community agencies & institutions.

Building Bridges is a national initiative working to identify and promote practice and policy that will create strong and closely coordinated partnerships and collaborations between families, youth, community – and residentially – based treatment and service providers, advocates and policy makers to ensure that comprehensive mental health services and supports are available to improve the lives of young people and their families.

Building Connections Behavioral Health (BCBH) increases independence for children with developmental disabilities by providing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy.

The award-winning Peace Smarts and Morph America curriculum from Bully Solution has made a positive difference for two million students, teachers, and parents. The 7-step transformational problem-solving and solution finding process includes conflict resolution tools, communication skills, creative expression, community service, embracing diversity, and promoting unity in community.

The Beaumont Unified School District in Beaumont, CA supports social emotional learning.

Californians for Justice is a statewide youth-powered organization fighting to improve the lives of communities of color, immigrant, low-income, LGBTQ and other marginalized communities. When a young person joins Californians for Justice, they unlock the power of their voice and possibilities for the future. Through high school clubs and after-school programming, youth learn how to become community leaders – organizing and activating their peers to take action – and deepen their knowledge on issues like systemic racism, gender and sexuality, and education inequity. Youth leaders partner with their teachers, schools, and policy leaders to forge powerful alliances that advance a youth-centered vision for just, healthy, and vibrant schools. These alliances advance transformative changes throughout the state to create a public education system that prioritizes equity and racial justice. Youth leaders with Californians for Justice are paving the way for generations of young people to realize their full potential. Together, youth leaders and their partners are transforming themselves, their schools, and their communities through their leadership and tireless advocacy for justice.

Career Dreams Centre supports social emotional learning.

The UCLA Child Anxiety Resilience Education and Support (CARES) Center is an innovative center dedicated to supporting the development of resilient, emotionally healthy children. The Center is also focused on training, research, and community outreach to help clinicians, researchers, school staff, and parents recognize the early signs of childhood anxiety and support families in accessing resources to build family strengths and resilience.

Collaborative Classroom, a nonprofit organization, improves the school experience of children around the globe by providing teachers with engaging curricula and ongoing professional learning that support the academic as well as the social and emotional development of the students we all serve. Their mission is to provide a sustainable, scalable, and affordable way for schools and districts to implement research-supported teaching practices that support teachers with helping students grow as readers, writers, and thinkers as they develop the social and emotional skills necessary to thrive.

Challenge Day is a memorable experiential program that has reached more than 1.5 million youth and adults since 1987. The day-long experience strengthens emotional safety and social relationships, positively influences educational achievement, builds cross cultural connections, and reduces conflict and bullying. Challenge Day has taken place in more than 2,200 schools throughout 48 U.S. states, in 10 countries including much of Canada, The Netherlands, Belgium, and several others. The program has reached more than 1.5 million kids and adults on the ground in schools and communities, and millions more through legendary televised programs.

The Channing Bete Company offers the PATHS program, a comprehensive SEL curriculum that is evidence-based and proven effective. The premier SEL program, the PATHS curriculum is used around the world. It offers a common framework for effective SEL instruction from preschool through kindergarten and the elementary grades. Its convenient grade-level format makes implementation easy and effective. The PATHS program is grounded in the science of children’s brain development, which has determined that children experience and react to strong emotions before developing the cognitive abilities to verbalize them. The PATHS program’s practical, effective strategies have been developed and refined through nearly 30 years of research. Not only has it been included or cited in over 40 published studies and texts, but the PATHS program received the highest possible rating from Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development (Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado). The PATHS program is one of only 17 youth development programs to receive this elite recognition — over 1,500 programs have been reviewed to date.

CharacterStrong is an organization that provides curricula and trainings for schools internationally. Our trainings help educators infuse character and social-emotional learning into the daily fabric of any classroom or campus. Our curricula focus on character development in order to help students cultivate social-emotional skills, their emotional intelligence, and help them develop a stronger identity and purpose in school and in the world.

The original Charter for Compassion was supported by the TED annual prize awarded to Karen Armstrong in 2008. The Charter calls for people to act on it within their sphere of influence. There is great need for a Charter for Compassionate Schools that translates the principle of compassion to the uniqueness of the school world and acts as a rallying cry and unifying vision for schools and educational organizations across the globe.

The Children’s Movement of California® is demonstrating unprecedented support for children’s issues both in numbers and diversity from communities across California. By speaking in one voice on behalf of kids, the Movement is building the pressure necessary to move the needle on children’s health, education, and welfare policies. Children Now takes a whole-child approach, covering the full-range of key children’s issues, from prenatal through age 26, including early childhood development, education, children’s health, childhood trauma and resilience, foster care, and youth justice. This representation allows them to develop sensible policies, because children’s issues are interdependent and can’t be developed effectively in silos. Working across sectors allows them to identify, effective solutions that may not be visible when looking at the problem from one sector’s viewpoint. It also allows them to avoid the fragmentation that often pits single-issue organizations against each other causing strong solutions to be unintentionally derailed.

Choose Love Parenting provides coaching and workshops in Peaceful Parent. Parents gain tools to regulate their own emotions so that they can then treat their children with kindness andr respect. Mindfully connecting with kids teaches social and emotional skills through experience and example.

Our diverse circle of trainers, coaches, and facilitators brings experience from more than 30 years of practice in schools. Headquartered in Southern California, we have program coordinators in the Midwest, Eastern US, Hawaii, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. Specialists focus on special needs, language learners, mindfulness, arts, and movement-based circle modalities. Circle Ways will provide a team to fit the needs of any school at any level.

City Year helps to close gaps in high-need schools by supporting students’ academic and social-emotional development while also providing schools with the additional capacity to enhance school culture and climate. City Year brings together diverse, talented teams of young adults to serve in high-need schools across the country, where they support students, teachers and schools all day, every day. City Year AmeriCorps members build strong, “near-peer” relationships with students and provide academic and social-emotional support, while serving as essential resources to the school to boost student learning and achievement. Through their work in schools and communities, City Year AmeriCorps members not only make a difference in the lives of students they serve, but also acquire valuable skills that prepare them to become the next generation of civically-engaged leaders.

Since 1979, Committee for Children has advocated for policies to enhance, gathered research to support, and developed educational programs to advance the safety and well-being of children through social-emotional learning (SEL). We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit best known for our innovative social-emotional learning curriculum, Second Step. Our programs blend research and rigor with intuitive design, empowering children with skills to help them realize their goals in the classroom and throughout their lives. We collaborate with experts in the field to share experiences and champion the cause of educating the whole child, advocating for policies and legislation that place importance on creating safe and supportive learning environments. Reaching over 14 million children each year in more than 70 countries worldwide, we lift up children today so they’re able to create a safe and positive society for the future.

Community Circle LA offers character building and social-emotional learning curriculum that is beneficial to all students. Students learn problem solving strategies; develop confidence while fostering respect, empathy, and friendships; and receive support in sharing their thoughts, ideas and feelings.

Community Coalition works to help transform the social and economic conditions in South LA that foster addiction, crime, violence and poverty by building a community institution that involves thousands in creating, influencing and changing public policy.

Convenient Fun Fitness provides a structured recess program, to make it a positive and productive time for all students. CF Fitness coaches encourages students to become scholars, and kids learn the core values of conflict resolution, respect and integrity. We are changing school cultures by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. They create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. Students can become leaders in the Jr. coach program. They help run games and settle disagreements quickly using (rock-paper-scissors) because playing fair and safe is more fun than fighting. CF Fitness mission is to see every child across the United States develop skills through fun fitness routines with a safe structured environment while kids increase their higher level of thinking.

Courage Campaign fights for a more progressive California and country. 

Powered by 1.4 million members, our proven strategy combines digital tools with grassroots community organizing and powerful messaging. We focus on three priorities:

     1. Economic Justice
     2. Human Rights
     3. Corporate and Political Accountability

We work in California — the largest and most diverse state —  to create models for the country. We are not bound by election cycles. We are a permanent, independent, multi-issue campaign — winning progressive change today, and building power for the future.

With the absence of passage rites to initiate people into this noisy, stressful, and fast changing world, Divon Academy offers programs and tools to help. By drawing upon ancient wisdom, positive psychology and science based personal development programs, we will help you invest in what matters and multiply your prospects for success and wellbeing.

Earth Rights Institute (ERI) is designed to be an equilateral knowledge platform, where local people collaborate with academics and development professionals, both local and foreign, by exchanging skills, experiences, and knowledge to solve crucial development issues such as widespread poverty, land right disputes and environmental degradation. Earth Rights Institute (ERI) takes an innovative approach to join education, advocacy and research in building ecologically, economically and culturally sustainable communities in some of the world’s poorest communities. ERI advocates a model of development that supports the re-localization of development expertise. We believe that in order to empower communities to manage and direct their own development, strategies and expert knowledge must be conceived locally. We are affiliated with the IU as a United Nations NGO (Non-Governmental Organization).

EduCare After-School Program understands that low self-esteem, doubt, fear, and uncertainty can often be the greatest barriers to a student’s achievement, they encourage students to believe in themselves, and provide them with the tools they need to succeed. Their after-school programs are designed to give students the opportunity to develop their unique abilities, build relationships and find relevance in their educational experience. Their activities are unique to each school and include homework assistance & tutoring, academic enrichment, structured fitness classes and performing & fine arts activities. EduCare goes far beyond simply providing a safe space for students after school, offering many opportunities for learning and leadership.

Education Leaders of Color (EdLoC) is a membership organization dedicated to elevating the leadership, voices and influence of people of color in education and to leading more inclusive efforts to improve education. EdLoC aims to break through the polarizing divides that have consumed efforts to improve public education.  Only by forging a third way  can we stem the backlash facing even the most innovative, effective solutions and forge the alliances needed to realize and sustain EdLoC’s vision of providing low-income children of color expansive and substantive opportunities for the highest levels of academic and economic attainment.

The Emotional Literacy Foundation teaches people of all ages how to develop their emotional intelligence, so that we can use the power of emotions to create a more effective and compassionate society. We partner with school organizations, large and small, to foster the Emotional Literacy of all students and adults in that community.

The Ellen Ochoa Learning Center, part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, supports social emotional learning.

Ellie Tabibian coaches professionals in the healthcare industry and college students to leverage their unique talent themes to reach their professional goals with clarity and productivity.

EQ Schools provides emotional intelligence training to organizations and schools. Their workshops lead participants to gain creative confidence, to improve their self-regulation and management, to collaborate with others more effectively and to feel happier. They deliver various training programs: Workshops, TEDx Talks, Keynote Presentations, and Mastery Courses. Every training addresses employee well-being, mindfulness, and leadership tactics so you can empower your business, your employees, and yourself.

Every Monday Matters is a not-for-profit organization commetted to helping individuals and organizations understand how much and why they matter–to themselves, the community, and the world. Learn more about our free and low-cost, standards-aligned, flexible, and hands-on Social and Emotional Learning programs for students in grades
K-12.

Fontana Unified School District, in Fontana, CA, supports social emotional learning.

Fresno Unified School District, in Fresno, CA, supports social emotional learning.

Gryffin Media supports social emotional learning.

Hansra Consulting and Advisory Services offers nonprofits services in the areas of visioning and strategy, professional learning, curriculum design, and evaluation. We started as a small educational consulting, sole proprietorship in 2013 aimed at helping the nonprofit sector to enhance their curricular offerings to their participants, and to consider how data and research can assist in operational and programmatic effectiveness.

What is innertaining you ask?

A new genre – a new paradigm that allows you to inspire, transform and entertain at the same time.

We are here to make every day better — to utilize the power of entertainment, media, neuroscience, technology –along with life-changing tools and the support of our charity foundation to make yOUR world a better place.

Inspired Parenting focuses on leading edge articles on topics that other magazines don’t or can’t provide the truth about, for fear of alienating potential advertisers. So if you’re interested in learning more about your children’s brilliant brain’s, their tender hearts, sensitive souls, courageous spirits, and the myriad external factors that impact their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing

Dr. Nelly Farnoody-Zahiri is a keynote speaker and a world-renowned clinical psychologist who specializes in working with children and families. Her expertise are in the area of Mindfulness, Eastern & Western Integration, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Attachment Parenting, Conscious & Peace Learning Parenting…she’s the author and founder of the International Center For Peace Learning Parenting and the popular MomTalk LA TV Show at Andisheh TV.

The team at IQSonics develops Sing and Speak 4 Kids, a music-based computer program for children with delayed language development (including autism) to learn how to speak, based on a clinically tested music therapy technique that has shown great promise as a complement to standard speech therapy. We’re bringing sound and neuroscience together for health, education, and fun.

Jasmyne Boswell has been very involved with the Ojai Foundation and am a certified training of circle work. She also pioneered the program for schools in Boulder, Colorado, enlisting principals, schools and teachers in the Way of Council.

Juan Cabrillo School, in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, supports social emotional learning.

Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to ensure that every child has access to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in their classrooms and to help facilitate this teaching within their families, schools and communities. We do this in honor of Jesse and to spread the message he left on his family’s kitchen chalkboard shortly before he died – “Nurturing, Healing Love.”

Kate MacKinnon is a contributor to Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement and an ambassador for the program.

At Kids’ Own Wisdom, we are inspired by children’s natural-born ability to constructively and collaboratively resolve their own challenges. We are motivated by the world’s serious need for them to fully develop and stabilize those natural-born abilities as soon as possible.

LA’s BEST engages children creatively, emotionally, intellectually and physically, empowering them to explore and discover the opportunities in their lives. We inspire and prepare children to create lives full of choices. Our programmatic partners help launch new initiatives that are aligned with our shared values and goals, provide support for ongoing activities and facilitate pilot projects that can scale nationally.

Founded in 1976, Lesson One provides professional development that helps public, private and charter schools establish and design themselves for successful School Cultural Development Ecosystem. We integrate social & academic skills through our evidence-based practice for mental health. The ecosystem provides a process to help teachers, administrators, and parents seamlessly integrate initiatives including PBIS, Restorative Justice, common core, STEAM, RtI, etc.

Lost Souls Ranch supports veterans with PTSD, community for our kids, military families, and more.

Mahlmann Media is a boutique out-of home media sales and consulting organization headquartered in Pasadena, California. Established in 1989 by Richard Mahlmann, the company remains a family business offering a wealth of industry knowledge to assist in delivering solutions to our clients.

Mercymount Country Day School provides progressive values-based education for the whole child. Our curriculum covers  pre-school through 8th grade. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and College. Mercymount admits students regardless of any race, color, sex, religion, nationality or ethnic origin.

Two million students, teachers, parents have gone through MerrieWay‘s PeaceMaking Program creating PeaceMakers in the classroom, at home, and in the Community. Kids learn conflict resolution, communication skills, collaborative learning. Everyone learns how to work with diversity, inclusivity, self-esteem, and leadership to grow healthy and strong.

Mikva Challenge is a non-partisan, not for profit founded on the premise that youth voice and participation matter, and that our civic and political life will be stronger when youth participate and help shape their own destinies. We develop youth to be empowered, informed, and active citizens who will promote a just and equitable society.

The Mindful Life Project empowers underserved children through mindfulness and other transformative skills to gain self-awareness, confidence, self-regulation and resilience, leading to lifelong success. We provide an array of small group, classroom, and whole school mindfulness programs in Title I schools.

Dr. Nelly Farnoody-Zahiri is a keynote speaker and a world-renowned clinical psychologist who specializes in working with children and families. Her expertise are in the area of Mindfulness, Eastern & Western Integration, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Attachment Parenting, Conscious & Peace Learning Parenting…she’s the author and founder of the International Center For Peace Learning Parenting and the popular MomTalk LA TV Show at Andisheh TV.

Moreno Valley Unified School District, in Moreno Valley, CA, supports social emotional learning.

New Teacher Center is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving student learning by guiding a new generation of educators. We have made it our mission to overcome challenges teachers and students face by providing all educators with the support and resources necessary to succeed from their first day to their last.

North Monterey County Unified School District, near Castroville, CA, support social emotional learning.

New Open World Academy, part of Los Angeles Unified School District, supports social emotional learning.

Para Los Ninos believes in the children, youth, and families we serve.
Our model fosters pathways to success through excellence in education, powerful families, and strong communities for children and youth to thrive.

 

Partnership for LA Schools works to transform schools and revolutionize school systems to empower all students with a high-quality education. We have accelerated student achievement while scaling successes across our network and beyond.

Playworks helps schools and districts make the most of recess through on-site staffing, consultative support, professional development, free resources, and more. To reinforce a positive school culture, we build recess programs that focus on safety, engagement, and empowerment. This thoughtful appraoch to recess improves children’s physical health and social and emotional learning.

Project Grad Los Angeles works to increase the number of first generation students attending and completing college by providing college and career preparation and resources to under-served communities. We support increased college readiness, persistence, and graduation through college knowledge and experience, academic partnerships, and social-emotional learning.

The P.S. I Love You Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing at-risk youth through social and emotional learning programs, inspirational enrichment programs and community out reach events. We develop and implement effective social and emotional learning programs for at risk youth from elementary to high school to influence positive habits, social and emotional awareness and healthy relationships.

Quantum Fitness supports social emotional learning.

A complete school-to-home program, Q Wunder has a unique blend of original entertainment and evidence-based lesson plans. This complete life skills program for your family includes games and activities, parent resources, and the Q Wunder app for iOS and Android.

Respectful Ways utilizes an easy-to-use online delivery system for counselors and educators to teach students social skills and emotional intelligence. Our modern, interactive courses teach soft skills, compassion, perseverance, respect and responsibility to three different age groups, from PreK – 12th grade. Our Home Connects program, available in English and Spanish, helsp administrators and staff establish a positive school culture using parent engagement.

At Rethink Ed, we believe learning should bring out the best in everyone. We bring cutting-edge strategies to administrators, educators, students, parents, and caregivers to support effective, high-quality education of the whole child. Rethink Ed’s evidence-based, technology-driven solutions are developed by leading experts in Social and Emotional Learning, Behavior Management and Special Education.

Ripple Effects is a social enterprise dedicated to using emerging technologies to prevent social injury and prmote school and life success for all children and youth, especially those most at risk of failure. Our programs have earned 35 awards from five separate industries, including the Top TWA Pick of 2016 by Teachers with Apps.

Roots & Wings provides parents, educators, teens, and children with evidence-based social-emotional learning training that’s proven to heal, protect and grow a better future. We teach essential life skills through experiential curriculum that increases academics, emotional intelligence, and intrinsic motivation.

Sanford Harmony provides a social-emotional teaching program that cultivates strong classroom relationships between all students. Our goal is to implement specialized teaching strategies into classroom activities in an effort to develop children into tolerant, compassionate, and caring adults. Additionally, through the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, we offer nonprofit and for-profit entrepreneurs tools to help grow their organizations.

Santa Clara County After School Programs, part of the Santa Clara County Office of Education, supports social emotional learning.

Jessica Berlinski brings fifteen years of experience leading innovative non-profits and for-profits to her work helping educators and SEL leaders scale impact and leverage technology to meet their goals.  Although nothing will ever replace the support of a caring teacher or mentor, Berlinski is dedicated to leveraging digital innovation to help kids thrive and to achieve educational equity.

Shanti Generation was founded in 2009 in response to a need for youth-centric yoga and mindfulness resources. Our programs are informed by over 16 years of fieldwork with youth in schools, community centers and yoga studios. We merge simplified yogic techniques in a progressive, developmental style of education that meets social, emotional, mental and physical needs of young people.

For 15 years, Shout! Factory has redefined what it means to be an entertainment company for fans, by fans. Through its beginnings lovingly releasing and reviving beloved cult films and classic TV series, Shout! cultivated an uncanny ability to rediscover great content and applied these skills to producing and distributing fan-driven new releases that set the bar for independent entertainment.

Sierra Mindfulness offers mindfulness classes, workshops and professional development programs for individuals and organizations throughout Placer County, California.

 

Six Seconds was founded in 1997 as a non profit organization dedicated to supporting people to create positive change. We think the world would be a better place if a billion people were practicing the skills of emotional intelligence (EQ). So, we research and share scientific, global, transformational tools & methods to support that goal

Six Tools Fitness offers a portal for the tools of self-management. Personal peace comes with making choices that are in harmony with our spirit. Growth is possible and practical.

SnapChallenge is a platform that turns self-improvement, to-do lists, and city discovery into a game, where you can earn money for yourself and charities at the same time, then put it on the line to challenge others.

The Social & Emotional Wellness Initiative  enhances the quality of life for youth and families by educating, motivating, and providing prevention programs through social and emotional wellness services. We want youth, families and communities have access to diverse resources that empower youth to be resilient, confident and successful in their ever-changing environment.

Since the beginning of time, humankind has harnessed the profound power of storytelling to create meaning and instill values. SPIRIT SERIES stands proudly in that ancient tradition, teaching wisdom as well as knowledge to students at a critical crossroads in their lives. Through sustained engagement with these powerful hero-stories, each child builds a lifetime identification with core human values that speak to their very deepest concerns.

The State Performance Plan Technical Assistance Project (SPP-TAP) is funded by the California Department of Education (CDE) through a contract to the Napa County Office of Education (NCOE). The overall purpose of the project is to provide a system of technical assistance for local educational agencies (LEAs) working to address performance and compliance problems relating to disproportionality and significant disproportionality.

For 35 years, Starlight has brought smiles to more than 60 million critically, chronically and terminally ill children in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. Starlight programs turn a hospitalized child’s pain, fear and stress into laughter, fun and joy by providing them with the best in entertainment, education and one-of-a-kind experiences — because sick kids are still kids. We believe all children deserve to enjoy the magic, wonder and happiness of childhood, and we’re committed to providing Starlight programs to every seriously ill child in our network of more than 800 children’s hospitals and community health partners across the US.

Still Quiet Place supports people of all ages in achieving peak performance and finding flow. We offer presentations, books, workshops and courses to help children, adolescents, and teens develop mindfulness and lessen stress. We work in schools, after-school programs, and community settings.

Founded in 2001, Team Prime Time provides intervention programs for at-risk children from low-income areas of Los Angeles that combine academics, athletics, leadership training and the arts in order to prepare them for the future and allow them to reach their full potential.

Technology Helping Education Company is committed to empowering educators by providing the best information, training, and tools to the right person, at the right time, every time.

The Children’s Project seeks to raise nationwide awareness about raising emotionally healthy children. Our organization works to establish families, schools and cities that foster and support emotional health. We strive to reach national audiences of parents, teachers, educators, policymakers, hospital parent education programs, and child welfare and advocate groups through mass media interviews, keynote speeches at annual meetings of national and state professional organizations and continued word-of-mouth.

Leader in Me is an evidence-based, comprehensive school improvement model—developed in partnership with educators—that empowers students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century. The framework provides a unique approach to integrating highly effective practices throughout a school’s culture. Instead of focusing on academic measures alone, Leader in Me embodies a holistic approach to education, redefining how schools measure success.

The Narrative Method creates experiential programs and workshops that use stories to increase empathy, connect deeply and develop the skills to create more meaningful relationships. In addition to offering workshops, supervision and classes, their team trains facilitators to deliver the programs to social service agencies serving veterans, youth, homeless individuals and other underserved populations. Compelling ideas, videos, relational activities, creative writing and thought-provoking conversations inspire participants to challenge harmful messages from the media and culture.

The Positive Results Corporation teaches leadership and character development skills in order to promote healthy, sustainable relationships, and prevent acts and exposure to violence and high risk behaviors. The PRC specializes in working with children, youth, Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) age 16 to 24 and adults, including pregnant & parenting teens, foster care and homeless youth, LGBTQ youth, at risk and low income families, and the general public. PRC builds “positive results“ communities to encourage youth and families to be proactive in creating a legacy of anti-violence and prevention approaches which, ultimately, empower them in places where they live, work, worship, and educate.

The Relationship Foundation is an education nonprofit dedicated to creating safer and more successful New York City high schools by implementing the Trauma-Informed school approach. They envision a nationwide movement that establishes Relationship Education as a core component of the learning process and have developed a curriculum and training program for educators entitled Healthy Relationships 101. This program equips teachers to create safe and healthy school environments with an emphasis on cultivating caring and stable relationships with their students through a communication skill set known as Nonviolent Communication.

The Torch Foundation conducts transformational leadership workshops for teens, ages 13-17. The two-day workshops provide a safe, engaging, and inspirational environment for profound self-discovery and growth, creating a lasting foundation for teens to build full and enriching lives. We partner with donors, sponsors, and organizations, such as schools, youth centers, and religious or spiritual institutions, so that the trainings can be provided completely free of charge to teens.

Los Angeles Urban League helps under-served communities in Los Angeles to participate to the fullest extent in American life by helping to change the social and economic conditions of their environment. They educate and empower African Americans and other minorities to secure economic self-reliance and civil rights by providing targeted social programs and advocating for issues that benefit our communities.

Thrively helps parents and teachers guide K-12 students through a journey to develop their strengths, interests, and aspirations and discover their own genius. We believe in developing the whole child through personalized learning experiences and activities tailored to a child’s unique interests and passions.

Tribes Learning Communities is a research-based process that creates a culture that maximizes learning and human development. It offers collaborative skills, community agreements, meaningful participation, strategies for integrating curriculum, and professional development in elementary, middle and high school, leadership, afterschool youth development programs and administration.

True Connection is empowering youth to creatively solve problems from a personal to a social level with their HiEQ SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) curriculum. HiEQ is designed to raise an individual’s emotional, social, and interpersonal intelligence. True Connection is dedicated to helping students cultivate strong core values, reduce discrimination, transform negative thought patterns, manage their emotions, and set/achieve personal goals.

Walla Walla Public Schools, in Walla Walla, WA, supports social emotional learning.

The weTHINK System is a digital SaaS solution to assess and teach the 33 most impactful 21st century skills. It is a learning program leveraging the latest mobile and interactive experience technology to help U.S. corporations, public schools and universities, and the U.S. military assess and learn required skills critical for applicants to succeed. It can predict where you will succeed and which skills you need to further excel.

Development Learning Center is a Christian, early childhood educational program for 2 to 6 year old students. The ultimate objective of the program is to facilitate successful interaction between the child and his/her expanding environment. Worlds of Wonder (WOW) is a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) based program where students do hands-on engaging projects.

Zip Zap Zop‘s mission is to create inclusive opportunities bridging the divide between people with and without special needs. They provide improv classes for students which help develop social and emotional skills. They also support teachers, therapists, and families in implementing improv as a social skills tool in schools, centers, and homes.

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

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Tender Greens Restaurants

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Amy Saltzman
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Anna Chan
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Brad Lupien
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Brian Brady
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David Gibbs
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Deborah Coyle
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Heidi Winner
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Kim Stovall
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Kimberly Webster
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Kristin Makena
Kristin Stanberry
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madalyn martin
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Sheila Mulholland
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Wendy Silvers