Say Something Week Social Media Action Kit

Celebrate Student Upstanders and Trusted Adults!

Know The Signs. Say Something. Save Lives.

Join us for our national call-to-action week!  Say Something Week will take place between March 1–26.

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Call To Action

Raise awareness of the importance of learning the warning signs of violence and how to ‘say something’ to get help. Celebrate students who are upstanders, rather than bystanders. And thank trusted adults who listen then act.

Post on your social media accounts using sample messages below. Tag us @sandyhook on Twitter and @sandyhookpromise on Facebook and Instagram.

Campaign Hashtags

#SaySomethingWeek
#SaySomethingSavesLives
#SandyHookPromise

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Sample Posts

Copy and paste on your social media accounts.

  • In 4 out of 5 school shootings, at least one other person had knowledge of the attacker’s plan but failed to report it. People who hurt themselves or others often show warning signs before they carry out an act of violence.
    #SaySomethingWeek #SaySomethingSavesLives
  • This #SaySomethingWeek, raise awareness on learning the warning signs and how to get help. Here are the 3 steps:
    – Recognize The Signs
    – Act Immediately, Take It Seriously
    – Say Something
    Join us and promise to create lasting change that leads to safer schools and communities.
  • I promise to be an #Upstander when ______________. #SaySomethingWeek #SaySomethingSavesLives
  • I promise to be a #TrustedAdult and listen  when ______________. #SaySomethingWeek #SaySomethingSavesLives
  • Now more than ever, it’s essential to learn the critical warning signs of violence. At-risk people can show significant or sudden changes in behavior or personality. www.sandyhookpromise.org/warning-signs #SaySomethingWeek

Promise Challenges

Take the Say Something Week daily challenge and share your activities on social media. Remember to tag us and use the campaign hashtags!

Monday: Learn the warning signs of violence. Make a 30 second video explaining what Say Something Week means to you.

Tuesday: Say Something . . . Positive! Give 5 compliments to classmates today.

Wednesday: Identify a peer support group for your own community of care. Join a SAVE Promise Club or start one.

Thursday: Write a thank you note to a trusted adult who helped you.

Friday: Unity Fri-Yay! Come together as a community of unity and wear green as a symbol to prevent violence.

Thank you for celebrating Upstanders and Trusted Adults for Say Something Week!