It’s time to be kind to one another on campus. And to count the ways.
That’s the message behind a new effort from the Riverside County Office of Education.
The Riverside County Million Deliberate Acts of Kindness campaign aims to inspire a positive school culture by urging schools across the county to help measure 1 million kind acts by students, staff and the community.
Many schools already been had such a focus, but the initiative intends to promote and share best practices across districts and suggest new ways to mix kindness activities into classrooms and campuses, a county schools news release states.
“The world our students are growing up in has become increasingly desensitized by senseless acts of violence and blatant expressions of hate and rhetoric,” Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Judy White said in a statement. “Consequently, this environment provides an ideal platform to counter with a campaign that intentionally develops peace builders and ambassadors of kindness,”