Thank you for your Say Something program signup! Say Something is a no-cost program that teach students, grades 6-12, how to look for warning signs and threats, especially in social media, from an individual who may be threatening to hurt themselves or others – and to Say Something to a trusted adult. This webpage includes all of the resources and material for a successful Say Something program launch. Please save this webpage to your favorites so you can view it often and find the resources easily.
On the page below is your Say Something presentation, Train the Trainer video, and other materials. In the Supporting Material section, you will find the educator guide, student guide, parent brochure and the Say Something promotional video for school use. You will also find the Say Something Week Planning Guide and Toolkit under Additional Supporting Material for Say Something Week.
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The Say Something curriculum is delivered to students through the Say Something PowerPoint Presentation. To assist educators with self-leading the training, Sandy Hook Promise has created a Train the Trainer video. In the video, Sandy Hook Promise presenter Debra J. D’Angelo walks educators through the presentation step-by-step. Please note, this video is intended only for training purposes for Say Something presenters. It is not intended for student use.
Say Something Train the Trainer Video
Say Something PowerPoint Presentation
The Say Something presentation can be completed in 30-40 minutes. If you are conducting this presentation for the first time, we encourage you to watch the Train the Trainer Video (above) and Student Presentation exemplar (anchor link - under Supporting Material) videos first.
Say Something Student Training Videos
To see an example of the Say Something Student Training by one of our many outstanding Promise Presenters, we strongly encourage you to watch the following Student Training before presenting the material. Please note, this video is intended only for training purposes for Say Something presenters. They are not intended for student use.
- Here is a Student Training conducted by Andre Elliot, Sandy Hook Promise’s National Training Manager.
- Here is a Student Training conducted by Debra J. D’Angelo, a Sandy Hook Promise presenter since 2015.
Say Something Promotional Video
This short two-minute video is designed to help promote Say Something and educate others about Say Something. It can be shared with school staff, parents, students and community members.
Say Something Educator Guide
This easy-to-use guide is designed to assist adult educators in delivering and sustaining the Say Something program. It includes tips for getting started; key messages and action steps to emphasize; and ideas, activities and resources for supporting young people in carrying out Say Something throughout the year.
Say Something Student Guide
This easy-to-use guide is designed to assist peer leaders and SAVE Promise Club members in sustaining Say Something throughout the year. It includes tips for getting started; key action steps and messages to emphasize; and ideas, activities and resources that young people can do throughout the year to carry Say Something forward and create a culture of "upstanders."
Say Something Parent Brochure
The Say Something Parent Brochure is a tool that is provided by the school or youth organization, and can be sent home via email, for parents and caregivers to help continue the Say Something conversation at home.
Say Something Community Organizing Guide
This easy-to-use guide is designed for community organizations and leaders. By providing this guide, we aim to continue the conversation beyond school to reach youth and connect with them where they are.
Say Something Poster
Additional Supporting Material For Say Something Week
Say Something Week Planning Guide and Toolkit
Download our newly updated and easy-to-implement Say Something Planning Guide that will provide you detailed information on how to plan for a great Say Something Week. The Say Something Toolkit provides you with resources, ideas, examples and activities your school or youth organization can do in as little as an hour during Say Something Week.
Say Something Week Webinar
This recorded webinar provides best practices on how to implement engaging activities during Call to Action Week.
Say Something Poster
Say Something Week Blog/Examples
Real examples of when Say Something worked. This handout can be used to share Say Something success stories with students during the Say Something program and correlates to page 23 of the Educators Guide.
Say Something Final Steps
Track your Say Something Training
Make your training official and help Sandy Hook Promise share the number of youths trained in Say Something with our funders and supporters. Please track your success Here to be part of the Say Something movement!
Sustain the Message with our SAVE Promise Clubs
SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Promise Clubs are a place for young people across the country to show their leadership, creativity and passion for protecting their friends, schools and communities from violence BEFORE it happens. For additional ideas on how to sustain Say Something and empower your students to look out for one another and be leaders, visit SAVE Promise Clubs to learn more.