Safe and Sound Schools
A Sandy Hook Initiative for Safer Schools

Media Coverage

NECN, New England

NECN, New England

South Carolina School Shooting Takes Parent Back to Sandy Hook Learn more: NECN, New...

Parent Herald

Parent Herald

Why School Lockdown Drills Must Also Involve Preparing The Parents Learn more: Parent Herald 

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Parents need to prepare for school lockdowns, too Learn more: The Washington Post

Capital Gazette

Capital Gazette

Editor's Notebook: Michele Gay's visit to Annapolis a success Learn more: Capital Gazette

Capital Gazette

Capital Gazette

Sandy Hook parent comes to Annapolis to speak about school safety Learn more: Capital Gazette

Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Mom of Sandy Hook victim speaks about school safety Learn more: Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Wyoming Business Report

Wyoming Business Report

Mother of Sandy Hook victim addresses school safety in Wyoming Learn more: Wyoming Business Report 

ABC, WCVB, Boston

ABC, WCVB, Boston

'The pain is similar.' Mom of Sandy Hook victim reacts to Orlando massacre Learn more: ABC, WCVB, Boston

NBC, WPTV, West Palm Beach

NBC, WPTV, West Palm Beach

Mother's powerful message and special thanks to first responders Learn more: NBC, WPTV, West Palm...

NBC, WSLS-10, Roanoke, Virginia

NBC, WSLS-10, Roanoke, Virginia

Mother of Sandy Hook victim speaks about crisis scenarios Learn more: NBC, WSLS-10, Roanoke, Virginia, April 15,...

AL.com, Alabama, March 8, 2016

AL.com, Alabama, March 8, 2016

Mother of Sandy Hook victim shares lessons learned for safer schools in Alabama Learn more: AL.com, Alabama, March 8, 2016

ABC, WAAY-TV, Tennessee Valley

ABC, WAAY-TV, Tennessee Valley

Sandy Hook Mother Hopes to Inspire Others in the Tennessee Valley Learn more: ABC WAAY-TV, Tennessee Valley, March 8,...

Campus Safety Magazine

Campus Safety Magazine

Safe and Sound Schools Hosts Event at Boston University The event attracted dozens of students, local school faculty and media members. Learn more: Campus Safety Magazine, October 28,...

WGBH News, Boston

WGBH News, Boston

Keeping Students Safe In A Time Of Mass Shootings Learn more: WGBH News, Boston, October 23, 2015.

The Daily Free

The Daily Free

Officials, activists debate campus safety at BUPD panel Learn more: The Daily Free Press, October 23, 2015. 

Greater Boston

Greater Boston

WATCH: Sandy Hook Victim's Mother Promotes School Safety Learn more: Greater Boston, October 7, 2015.

Epoch Times

Epoch Times

Making Our Schools Bulletproof: America Grapples With School Shootings New security measures may create other dangers Learn more: Epoch Times, New York, September 17,...

CNY Central News

CNY Central News

Mother of Sandy Hook shooting victim speaks out on school safety Learn more: CNY Central News, September 17, 2015.

FOX Boston, August 31,2015.

FOX Boston, August 31,2015.

Safe and Sound Schools program designed to help keep students safe Learn more: FOX Boston, August 31,2015.

NBC, News 8, Grand Rapids

NBC, News 8, Grand Rapids

Sandy Hook victim’s mom at conference in GR Learn more: NBC, News 8, Grand Rapids, July 18, 2015.

NECN, New England News, June 23, 2015.

NECN, New England News, June 23, 2015.

Schools Lack Funding to Make Security Improvements The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has caused schools to reevaluate their safety protocols- and there is room for improvement. Learn more: NECN, New England News, June 23,...

Security Magazine

Security Magazine

Building a Better Campaign for School Security Learn more: Security Magazine, June 2015.

State of Mind

State of Mind

Michele Gay on State of Mind See the video: State of Mind, December 30, 2014.

State of Mind

State of Mind

Michele Gay on State of Mind See the video: State of Mind, December 18, 2014.

Greater Boston

Greater Boston

Greater Boston Video: Newtown Mother Reflects On Loss And School Safety See the video: Greater Boston, December 11. 2014.

Campus Safety Magazine

Campus Safety Magazine

How to Talk to Teachers about Safety and Security See the Video: Campus Safety Magazine, December 3, 2014. 

WBAL Radio, Baltimore

WBAL Radio, Baltimore

Mother Of Sandy Hook Victim Speaks Out About School Safety Learn more: WBAL Radio, Baltimore, November 18, 2014.

The Stir

The Stir

Parents Horrified After Police Burst Into School for 'Active Shooter Drill' (VIDEO) Learn more: The Stir, November 17, 2014.

CBS Portland

CBS Portland

Local mom on mission to make schools safer Learn more: CBS Portland, October 24, 2014.

Times Reporter

Times Reporter

Lessons learned from Sandy Hook Learn more: Times Reporter, Ohio, October 23, 2014.

NBC Rhode Island

NBC Rhode Island

EMA hosts school safety conference amid new school threats Learn more: NBC Rhode Island, October 23, 2014.

Fox Eyewitness News

Fox Eyewitness News

School safety conference held amid threat investigation Learn more: Fox Eyewitness News, Rhode Island, October 23, 2014.

The Plain Dealer, Cleveland.com

The Plain Dealer, Cleveland.com

Mother of Sandy Hook shooting victim works for school safety Learn more: The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, October 21, 2014.

Fox, Cleveland

Fox, Cleveland

Mom carries out promise in NE Ohio that she made to daughter killed in Sandy Hook shooting See the video: Fox, Cleveland, October, 21,...

ABC, Cleveland

ABC, Cleveland

VIDEO: Sandy Hook parent pushes for safe schools See the video: ABC, Cleveland, October 21, 2014.

Sudbury Patch

Sudbury Patch

Sudbury Resident Michele Gay Discusses School Safety Initiatives Safe and Sound co-founder, Michele Gay, speaks about school safety initiatives. Learn more: Sudbury Patch, October 9,...

Metrowest Daily News

Metrowest Daily News

Newtown parent speaks about school safety to Natick crowd Learn more: Metrowest Daily News, October 3, 2014.

Techniques Magazine

Techniques Magazine

Creating Safe Learning Environments Learn more: Techniques Magazine, October 2014.

NBC Charlotte

NBC Charlotte

Sandy Hook mom spreads message of safety in Charlotte See the video: NBC Charlotte. August 8, 2014.

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Observer

Putting pain from Newtown to work Learn more: Charlotte Observer, August 8, 2014.

Charlotte Today

Charlotte Today

Michele Gay's initiative Safe and Sound See the video: Charlotte Today, August 8, 2014.

Desert Sun

Desert Sun

Sandy Hook mom talks school safety at La Quinta conference Learn more: Desert Sun, July 17, 2014

Radio Boston

Radio Boston

Taking On School Security After Losing A Daughter In Newtown Learn more: Radio Boston, May, 14, 2014.

Daily Herald

Daily Herald

Sandy Hook mom gives school safety advice to suburban educators, first responders Learn more: Daily Herald, May 1, 2014.

Catholic Review

Catholic Review

Catholic faith grounds family touched by Sandy Hook shooting Learn more: Catholic Review, April 2, 2014.

Parent Map

Parent Map

Schooled, But Are They Safe? How campus security has changed since Sandy Hook Learn more: Parent Map, March 28, 2014.

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun

Md. native, mother of Sandy Hook victim, advocates for safer schools Learn more: Baltimore Sun, February 24, 2014.

Education Week

Education Week

A Newtown Parent: We All Must Do Our Part Learn more: Education Week, December 12.2013.

Shriver Report

Shriver Report

Safe and Sound: How Two Moms from Sandy Hook Are Making a Difference Learn more: Shriver Report, December 12, 2013.

Education Week

Education Week

Sandy Hook Moms Lead Initiative on School Safety Issue Learn more: Education Week, December 6, 2013.

Eyewitness News

Eyewitness News

Family, friends remember Josephine Gay Learn more: Eyewitness News, CT, December 6, 2013.

News Times

News Times

Sandy Hook moms launch school safety site Learn more: News Times, October 26th, 2013.

Education Week

Education Week

Districts Invest in New Measures to Boost Security Learn more: Education Week, September 25, 2013.

Cape Code Times

Cape Code Times

Safe and Sound, A Sandy Hook Initiative See the video: Cape Code Times, September 23rd, 2013.

NPR

NPR

After Newtown Tragedy, Some Schools Are All But Bulletproof Learn more: NPR, September 10, 2013.

USA Today, Emergency Disaster Plans

USA Today, Emergency Disaster Plans

Half of states lack disaster plans for schools, day care A new report shows that dozens of states need better requirements for helping children during disasters. Learn more:USA Today, Emergency Disaster Plans, September 4th,...

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