Planting a SEED to stop bullying

PrideSource
Kate Opalewski
November 17, 2011

The Roeper School in Detroit, Michigan, has been a part of the SEED Project (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity for an Inclusive Curriculum), led by Peggy McIntosh, Ph.D., for the past five years. Faculty and parents from The Roeper School started the SEED Project to target bullying in the school system, and it has had a positive impact on the school. “It was life-changing,” said Helen Slade. “SEED helps create an environment that allows you to speak your truth and be respected for it. This program has helped faculty be more authentic with each other in becoming role models for students. More importantly, it helps parents see that their children are who they are and can be accepted.”

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