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FROM SANDY HOOK TO SEATTLE: Building the Compassionate Schools Movement

August 11-12, 2014
Cleveland High School
Seattle, WA

Following the tragedy in Newtown, CT, Dr. Christopher Kukk and Scarlett Lewis, mother of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, began work to weave compassion into schools.

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Join us for a compassionate schools networking conference for teachers, parents, students, administrators and community partners as we learn from these experts and work together to promote social and emotional growth strategies, community service opportunities, earth stewardship initiatives and innovative perspectives for rethinking schools. Guest speakers include:

Dr. Christopher Kukk
Western Connecticut State University
Center for Comnpassion, Creativity & Innovation

Scarlett Lewis
Founder, Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation

Marilyn Turkovich
Charter for Compassion International

Ron Hertel
OSPI, Compassionate Schools Project Director

Raj Manhas
Superintendent, North Thurston Public Schools

Ed Murray (not confirmed)
Seattle City Mayor

  “We recognize that every person shares a common humanity capable both of happiness and suffering.  We pledge in our words and actions to treat everyone in this school community as we would wish to be treated, to help those around us who are in need, and to make amends when we cause another pain.”
                                          Charter for Compassionate Schools

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