How Stand For The Silent is impacting the disabilities community in St. Louis, Missouri

As an advocate for the disabilities community in St. Louis, Christina Hune understands the devastating effects of bullying first hand, and how important it is to end this cycle of abuse. When Stand For The Silent partnered with us to collect memoirs, art and poetry for The Bully Diaries, Christina saw an opportunity to share … Continue reading How Stand For The Silent is impacting the disabilities community in St. Louis, Missouri

The Bully Diaries Project

Through a unique and innovative community partnership with Stand for the Silent, we adapted our Writing for the Soul Workshop™ program to give children and adults impacted by bullying a voice. The memoirs, art and poetry that we collected from around the world included the disabilities community, and was compiled in The Bully Diaries Volume I. … Continue reading The Bully Diaries Project

Dreading School by Jakyia

By the end of my fifth grade year, I was really beginning to hate school because I was being bullied. I dealt with kids calling me names, and calling me out of my name. The thing is, I had not said or done anything to them for them to be saying the things they were … Continue reading Dreading School by Jakyia

Is the Internet a basic human right?

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, called Internet connectivity a basic human right. Our founder understands how we can benefit from a better global technology infrastructure, and more connected global population. That being said, is connectivity a basic human right? Is it as important as personal safety and adequate water and food? Do we ignore the myriad … Continue reading Is the Internet a basic human right?

D’Vyne Allen: The Right Thing To Do

The Right Thing To Do One day I was at school. I was playing with my friend. There was a girl who bullied me. She pushed me. My friend had my back. She helped me. The next day, we was outside playing. The girl who bullied me pushed my friend. I helped my friend up, … Continue reading D’Vyne Allen: The Right Thing To Do

After School Academic Success Program

“This is the next generation of leaders for our country ...” -John Barry, President and CEO of The Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver Writing for the Soul Workshop™ was first labeled an Academic Success Program by the Boys & Girls Club Musgrave Unit in Springfield, Missouri. Character development has been the cornerstone of the … Continue reading After School Academic Success Program

Fundraising with an Impact

It was sheer circumstance that I stumbled upon these writers, and the book that they wrote is now a powerful addition to my library. I would encourage any out there with an interest in reading to support this program and these youth. The glimpses into the resiliency of the soul just might change your life.” -Benji … Continue reading Fundraising with an Impact