Helping the Helpers

Imagine that you’re a busy parent, teacher and tutor at an after school program.  It’s been a long week at home. Your seven year old hasn’t been feeling well and your 12 year…

Local Band State Disco Collaborates with RESPECT to Address Bullying

State Disco, a band based in Omaha, reached out to RESPECT to collaborate on the production of a music video for their song History is My Teacher.  The song’s central message is that…

RESPECT Partners with the ADL-CRC to Present PEW (Promoting Empowerment in our World)

This month, RESPECT partnered with the ADL-CRC to present our second annual Promoting Empowerment in Our World (PEW) for middle school students.  The goal of the day is to break down biases…

#RESPECTtoo and Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

The Center for Disease Control notes that “Intimate Partner Violence is a serious and preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans.” This kind of violence occurs between partners of all…

The Business End of Bullying

Imagine your alarm goes off and the idea of going to work is dreadful. The kids need you NOW and are clamoring for you to hurry to get to work early so you…

RESPECT Reaches its 500,000th Participant!

On September 25, 2017 RESPECT celebrated reaching its 500,000th participant! The landmark was reached at Millard North Middle School during a performance for 6th graders of “Between the Lines” which addresses verbal,…

RESPECT Releases 2016-2017 Annual Report

As the Founder & Executive Director of RESPECT I am pleased to share our 2016-2017 Year End Report! 17 years ago, I sat around the table at the Market Basket with a…

2017-2018 Community Advisory Committee Calendar Announced

One of RESPECT’s hallmarks is collaborating with other local organizations which have expertise in youth and mental health to make the best use of community resources and provide programming to a diverse…

RESPECT Announces 2017 Summer Conference: Using Theatre to Advocate for Youth with Behavioral, Emotional and Educational Needs

Join RESPECT as we stage conversations about how to increase skills to communicate information about behavioral, emotional, and educational needs and to gain the additional support & intervention children and youth need to be more…

RESPECT Receives Grant from Fremont Area Community Foundation

RESPECT is pleased to announce that the Fremont Area Community Foundation has awarded RESPECT a grant to conduct 10 programs in the Fremont Area between now and May 2018!  The Building Respect…