A Message From Dr. Newman: The Language of RESPECT

2020 has been a challenging year for RESPECT’s team and while there are many things to share (and even celebrate) about ongoing developments, I decided instead to share some thoughts we share…

“Bub Meets Scrub”: Teaching Kids About Big Feelings and Staying Health

As a sequel to “The Bubbylonian Encounter,” originally by Gene Mackey, RESPECT has developed a new program in direct response to physical and emotional health concerns due to COVID-19.  In the play,…

Aaron Winston Returns to RESPECT as Consulting Minority Artist

Aaron Winston, a former RESPECT actor-educator, has returned to be our Consulting Minority Artist.  In his role, Aaron provides the RESPECT staff, board, and audiences with a more diverse and inclusive perspective…

Stand Up Against Bullying: Celebrating 20 Years of RESPECT

Join us for a virtual fundraiser event on August 6, 2020 to support RESPECT’s 20 years of preventing bullying, child abuse, and dating violence in our community and “Staging Conversations” about healthy…

Being Committed to RESPECT: A message from RESPECT’s board and staff

RESPECT believes that every human being is a uniquely valuable member of our community and should be included, thought of, and treated in a manner that reflects and demonstrates dignity and self-respect….

When the Children Return to School: A Message From Dr. Patricia Newman

Students of all ages will be restarting their education this fall having experienced the impact of a worldwide pandemic that will likely continue with many questions unanswered. Our best information tells us that mental…

COVID-19 and RESPECT

Following state and national recommendations regarding social-distancing and as consistent  with the policies of local schools and public institutions, RESPECT has suspended its live programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are…

Message from Dr. Newman: Stop & Think During COVID-19 Pandemic

First, I hope you all are well and doing all that you can to keep yourselves and those you care about healthy.  It’s a challenging time.  It seems like every time I…

Hold That Thought at Belvedere Elementary

RESPECT actor-educators worked hand in hand with Belvedere Elementary’s school counselor to develop a customized eight-week installment of Hold That Thought, a multi-session program designed with Dr. Patricia Newman to develop impulse…

KPAO Airs RESPECT Educational Plays and Panel Discussions

KPAO, Omaha’s Public Access Television station, has partnered with RESPECT to air our educational plays along with panel discussions bringing messages of healthy relationships to a broad audience throughout the Omaha-metro area. …