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Recent News Releases
Donation underscores the importance of anonymous reporting for school safety, and will fund the development of a new threat assessment program Newtown, Conn. – August 15, 2018 – Safe and Sound Schools today announced a $25,000 grant from report it® to develop a new...read more
A portion of proceeds on select products will fund safe school programs and resources Newtown, Conn. – July 5, 2018 – H&H Medical Corporation, provider of high-quality products for emergency first responders, today kicked off its fundraising campaign to support Safe...read more
Building for God Community Foundation Welcomes Safe and Sound Schools into the Champion in Life Partnership Program
Five-year recurring $20,000 donation to fund school safety programs in Maryland Baltimore, Md. – May 8, 2018 – Building for God Community Foundation today welcomed Safe and Sound Schools and its Maryland Safety Initiative in to the Champion in Life Partnership...read more
Safe and Sound Schools Issues First-Ever “State of School Safety” Report Marking Organization’s Fifth Anniversary
Students are dissatisfied with the state of school safety and see it very differently from educators and parents. Our current state of readiness against safety threats is too narrow, with not enough input from the entire school community. A difference in safety...read more
Parents, Educators, Emergency Preparedness Groups Release Statement on House Passage of “STOP School Violence Act of 2018”
WILMINGTON, DE (Mar. 15, 2018) – A diverse group of parents, educators, emergency preparedness and industry groups released the following statement on today’s passage of H.R. 4909, the “STOP School Violence Act of 2018,” by the U.S. House of Representatives: “We...read more
Working with Secure Schools Alliance on shaping school safety recommendations NEWTOWN, Conn. – March 5, 2018 – Safe and Sound Schools, a non-profit organization that delivers crisis-prevention, response, and recovery programs for schools to ensure safety, today...read more
Pledges to raise money to continue mission of empowering communities to improve school safety NEWTOWN, Conn. – Nov. 20, 2017 – Safe and Sound Schools has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities...read more
Unique student-driven program to leverage the power of today’s youth to address school safety NEWTOWN, Conn. – Sept. 13, 2017 – Safe and Sound Schools, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering communities to improve school safety, is launching the Safe and...read more
Sandy Hook parent, Michele Gay, to share lessons learned from tragedy WHAT The Security Industry Association (SIA), in cooperation with the Congressional School Safety Caucus, will host an important panel discussion on "Securing America's K-12 Schools." Safe and...read more
MEDIA ADVISORY Sandy Hook parent, Michele Gay, shares lessons learned from tragedy WHAT: Safe and Sound Schools’ executive director and co-founder Michele Gay will present at the 33rd Annual Governor's Safety and Health Conference and Exposition. Gay will share her...read more