Monthly Archives: April 2012

BULLY – Documentary Film – Special Screening 4/28/12

By Lori Maitski, ABC Coordinator Last night I went to see the movie, BULLY. This is a powerful movie. It was devastating to view the loss, the anger, the sorrow, and the hopelessness. BULLY is an emotional look inside the … Continue reading

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Testimonials

Project Cornerstone gave its annual report to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Children, Seniors and Families Committee on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Incredible youth from Quimby Oak Middle School and parents from Lowell Elementary School offered moving testimonials … Continue reading

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When does 1+1+1=5 ? by Kelly Noftz

When youth experience frequent, consistent, redundant messages from asset builders, the total sum of these experiences provides exponentially greater results for youth! Project Cornerstone works to engage students, staff, and parents as asset builders in our schools. Increase the impact … Continue reading

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CONTINUED REFLECTIONS ON CUBA by Linda Silvius

In our work with Project Cornerstone, we talk a lot about “UPstanders”. We probably all have at least one or two situations daily where we can make a choice to be a Bystander or an UPstander when a person or … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON TRIP TO CUBA by Linda Silvius

Remember in elementary school when we had to write a paper at the beginning of the school year titled “What I Did on My Summer Vacation”? This feels a bit like that, but since I’m no longer in elementary school … Continue reading

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Bullying and Cheating: Some Thoughts on San Jose Mercury News – April 1st, 2012 by Kelly Noftz

Sunday’s San Jose Mercury News (April 1, 2012) was nothing to “fool” about. Two stories caught my eye as asset building opportunities for our community. The front page continued the week’s reporting on cheating issues at a local high school. … Continue reading

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