When Need and Generosity Intersect

YSB Guest Author: Peg Ludtke Valley Outreach Volunteer – Stillwater, MN You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, well you just might find, you get what you need. — the Rolling Stones What do you do when it seems there is bad news...

Growing Gratitude

YSB Guest Author: Jenny Friedman Executive Director of Doing Good Together Inspiring a sense of appreciation in children means more than tossing off a quick “thank you.” Children who are grateful display a more positive mood and are more likely to provide support to...

Responding to Gun Violence

By: Dr. Gigi Chawla, Chief of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota   Incidents of gun violence and terrorism are hard to understand and process for individuals of all ages, but especially for children. While years ago it may have...

The Golden Rule

By: Kim Richardson, YSB Guest Author and Woodbury Police Detective reflects on National Bully Prevention Month    The Golden Rule: “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” Undoubtedly, everyone has heard this phrase some time in their life. I heard it...

LGBTQ+ Harassment Prevention

By Makehba Nelson, Ashley Holton, and Cassie Hagen – students of South Washington County schools (District 833) While much progress has been made towards tolerance and acceptance of the LGBTQ community, there still are issues. Harassment is still prevalent,...