Early Childhood Initiative 

Armed with the disconcerting knowledge that 5 million children witness domestic violence in this country each year, and 1 in 3 teenagers in NYC reports experiencing abuse in a romantic relationship, Day One has recently procured a grant to develop an innovative new program with elementary aged students and the adults in their lives.

Through key violence prevention education and social-emotional activities, students will build essential communication and reflection skills in order to ensure they grow into successful adolescents, teenagers, and young adults prepared to help build a safer, more just and equitable world. Educators, school staff, and caregivers will also have access to tools and resources in order to support students’ healthy relationship and leadership abilities.