Dignity Revolution is a K-12 evidence-based program that addresses social and emotional learning competencies as it relates to current issues connected to students’ mental health, bullying, self-harm, and suicide.
Dignity Revolution’s mission is to educate and empower people to Stand Up for the Value of Every Person.
The program includes three components:
Dignity Revolution Assemblies: The presenter uses humor and gives a dynamic message of hope while having students’ minds and hearts changed for the better.
Dignity Revolution Training: Educates and empowers teachers to make a life changing differences in a student’s capacity to use social and emotional skills.
Dignity Revolution Challenge: A K-12 customizable, evidence-based program with hands-on interactive lessons addressing the mental health and wellness of our students.
Dignity Revolution is a K-12 evidence-based program that addresses social and emotional learning competencies as it relates to current youth issues connected to mental health, bullying, self-harm, and suicide. The mission of Dignity Revolution is to educate and empower people to stand up for the value of every person. Dignity Revolution seeks to Stop Bullying, Save Lives and Strengthen Mental Health.
Dignity Revolution was created based on the belief that students can change the world and that a simple encounter with love can motivate students to treat others with dignity and respect. The program assists schools in creating a safe environment for every student to learn and provides tools to teach principles of honor and respect. It also teaches students to recognize bullying and offers courage to stand up for those who are marginalized. There are three components incorporated in the Dignity Revolution to not only impact current school years but to leave a lasting impression and to change culture.
Dignity Revolution is a three-part program:
1.Dignity Revolution Assembly (DRA) is a school assembly program that includes an illusionist as an opening act to engage the audience. Following the opening act, Bob Lenz or one of our other nationally known speakers will shares their powerful Dignity Revolution message. Using humor, the presenter will give a dynamic message of hope while having students’ minds and hearts changed for the better. In a typical day, the team will present two assembly programs and a community event in the evening.
2.Dignity Revolution Training (DRT) is a professional development opportunity for teachers, educators, and other staff members who are facilitating the DRC in their schools. Dignity Revolution training educates and empowers teachers to make a life changing difference in a students’ capacity to use social and emotional skills.
The training is conducted by exemplary teachers and educators with a breadth of expertise and hands-on experience. Their presentations make you think and laugh while also energizing and empowering teachers to be the best professionals they can be. Through this training they will emphasize the importance of Dignity Revolution by sharing statistics and personal experiences. They train professionals on best practices for the DRC’s core activities.
3.Dignity Revolution Challenge (DRC) is an in-depth student and teacher-led program which utilizes positive messages and activities to demonstrate the worth, value, and dignity of every student. Dignity Revolution Challenge reinforces the concepts shared in Dignity Revolution Assemblies and Trainings. An effective way to implement Dignity Revolution is to bring Dignity Revolution to your school and then follow up with the Challenge.
Dignity Revolution Challenge is a K-12 evidence-based customizable educational program that focus on the mental health and wellness of our students. DRC stands apart from other programs because it focuses on the root issues of self-worth and the value of every human being. DRC utilizes hands-on interactive lessons addressing issues such as bullying, while teaching students interpersonal communication skills and how to treat everyone with value. Target goals the DRC hopes to reach is that students will understand the impact of hurtful behavior on their physical, social, emotional,
intellectual, and spiritual well-being. Also, students will know who, how, and where to report bullying incidents and will be encouraged to be upstanders, not bystanders. Students will gain skills to stand up for the intrinsic value of every person and will be empowered to daily live out the Dignity Revolution Pledge
Dignity Revolution is an in-depth student and teacher-led program which utilizes positive messages and activities to demonstrate the worth, value, and dignity of every student. As a premier anti-bullying program, it stands apart from other programs because it focuses on the root issues of self-worth and the value of every human being. When students are guided to understand that each person deserves respect – a culture change occurs. There are over 70 hands-on lessons that teachers can use to start conversations in their community. Dignity Revolution is a holistic approach as it not only trains the teachers, but also empowers the students to make a change.
As a Dignity Revolution donor, you are an advocate for students. Your support will allow more individuals the opportunity to hear the message of Dignity Revolution and that they have value and worth. Dignity Revolution is a program that seeks to change today’s schools and culture, therefore, we want to make Dignity Revolution as accessible as possible to as many as possible. Your tax-deductible donation will go towards the costs of the following:
a. Dignity Revolution Assemblies: 2 school assemblies and a community outreach are $4500.
b. Dignity Revolution Training is $2500.
c. Dignity Revolution Challenge is a little different. Prepped materials cost approximately $5 per student. Through DRT, schools will receive personal training for teachers and staff, classroom materials for the core activities, books, and coaching throughout the year. Online resources are an additional $2 per student, for a total of $7 per student for the full materials.
d. Ongoing operational and administrative costs.