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Portland, Oregon

Join us on May 4, 2017 at the Portland We Dine Together event in support of Beyond Differences Portland, Oregon.

The Portland Teen Board has been busy going into local schools such as: Beverly Cleary, Roseway Heights, and Lane Middle School to teach and present the No One Eats Alone curriculum. The opportunities are endless for what these Portland teens can bring to middle schools in Portland to help end social isolation and create a community of kindness, caring, and helping one another.

If you are interested in having this group come to your school for an assembly, to teach the brand new amazing curriculum for Call it Out Day or to have them help to run Call it Out Day, please contact me at: [email protected] or call me at 503-206-6779.

We hope you'll join us for National Call It Out Day is April 28, 2017.

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National Programs

Know Your Classmates

Our innovative national programs have inspired a cultural and behavioral shift at middle schools and high schools across the country. Join our movement to end social isolation by bringing one or all of these programs to your school.

Know Your Classmates is Beyond Differences' initiative co-sponsored with the Islamic Networks Group (ING) designed to explore middle school youth's identity and belonging, understand traditions, and recognize stereotypes. Multi-cultural and multi-faith backgrounds are common in today's schools and Know Your Classmates is speaking honestly with children about their feelings and experiences with one another. Know Your Classmates Day is Friday, October 20, 2017!

No One Eats Alone

No One Eats Aloneā„¢ teaches everyone how to make friends at lunch, often the most difficult part of the school day. Created and organized by students, this is our most popular program where schools in all 50 United States participate! National No One Eats Alone Day is Friday, February 10, 2017.

Call It Out Day

Call It Out is a powerful engagement program for middle school youth, their teachers and families. Focused on creating inclusive communities online, particularly learning to respond to digital gossip to reduce social isolation, National Call It Out Day is April 28, 2017.

All of our programs encourage taking the pledge to never exclude others, reaching out to someone new, and spreading the word that inclusion is cool!


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