“In our society it is important for us to fight the negativity intentionally and one of the ways we can do that is recommend books. We call it Kindness Literacy. ”
Kindness Literacy, have you heard of it? Neither had we.
Born out of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy of December 14, 2012 when 20 children and 6 adults were killed in a violent gunman attack, Amy Barnett founded the American Civility Association, Inc. The ACA creates brain-building programs, leadership training and safe school intervention events for students K-12. These educational programs include training components for educators, school counselors and parent/guardians. Amy and her team of educators, medical experts, neuroscientists, mental health specialists, authors and concerned business professionals have been on a mission to end school violence and bullying.