Values-in-Action Foundation is a character-building education and training organization. Through school workshops, community events, leadership training and media programs, Values-in-Action empowers teens and adults to build communities of kindness, caring and respect by putting their values-in-action wherever they go.
Purple America is a national initiative of Values-in-Action Foundation to re-focus the American conversation to a civil, productive and respectful dialogue around our shared values. To see America's shared values and get involved, go to www.purpleamerica.us
Thank to all those who made our Civility Summit possible. We appreciate everyone’s time, honesty, passion and dedication. See the above graphic representation that was created throughout the evening to summarize and reflect the conversation.
We look forward to using the Civility Summit as a jumpstart for: What’s next? What can we do? How can we put our values-in-action? How can the community come together as one? How can we become proactive instead of reactive? How can our values guide us?
Civility Summit Follow Up:
Our first Heroes Behind the Scenes nomination and recognition program
was a huge success! Thank you to all those who took the time to nominate
their HEROES BEHIND THE SCENES. We are thrilled and delighted to have
received such worthy and deserving nominations. Please check out our special
Cleveland Magazine insert highlighting all of our winners. Congratulations!
Keep an out for our next nomination period in 2016!
Thank you to all of our 2014 sponsors who supported our organization at $20,000 or more.
We deeply appreciate your support and generosity so that we can continue our important work for 20 more years.
Thank you to everyone who made our 20th Annual Rescuer of Humanity Awards Dinner a wonderful and inspiring evening. A big thank you to all of our honorees and event sponsors without whom the event would not be possible.
PROJECT LOVE IN THE NEWS:
In Fall 2014, together with Mentor High School, Project Love hosted 500 teens from across Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties for a KINDNESS rally, "Changing Our Culture Through Kindness." Check out our news coverage.
Project Love highlighted on Cleveland's 19 Action News!
Check out the news coverage here:
View our latest "Believe to Achieve" statistics from our 2013 Graduating Class
For another year, Project Love's "Believe to Achieve" program has proven effective at Collinwood High School. The program was designed to give 9th grade girls the hope, life skills, support and resources they must have to envision a successful future for themselves and achieve their full potential. Now in Collinwood for five years, Project Love facilitator, Julie Wynne-Martin has taught, guided and mentored another group of girls who graduated June 2013.
For more about the program, see resources below:
Believe to Achieve Video #1: 2013 Believe to Achieve
Believe to Achieve Video #2: 2012 Program & Washington DC Trip
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