The Resource Center is a collection of FREE resources curated by BOOST and sorted by grade level and category. Interested in adding a resource? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools
Depression/Suicide, Physical & Mental Health
This toolkit is designed to assist schools in the aftermath of a suicide (or other death) in the school community. Developed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), in consultation with a diverse group of national experts, including school-based personnel, clinicians, researchers, and crisis response professionals, After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools is an online resource for schools facing the suicide death of a student or other member of the school community. The Toolkit incorporates relevant existing material and research findings as well as references, templates, and links to additional information and assistance.
Digital Learning & Apps
YSA, Change My World Now, and Katie’s Krops announced that a new Katie’s Krops game is now available in the Apple App Store to help students form a deep connection to the issue of hunger by experiencing it in a fun, dynamic and interactive way. The mission of Katie’s Krops is to empower youth to start and maintain vegetable gardens of all sizes and donate the harvest to help feed people in need. The problem of hunger is real, Katie’s Krops mission is simple, we all can help because… it only takes a seedling!
ME to WE
Leadership, Service Learning and Volunteer Programs, Youth Development
ME to WE empowers people to change the world through their everyday consumer choices. ME to WE is part of WE which empowers people to change the world. WE invite you to join a community of people who are making the world a better place.
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
Advocacy & Policy, Inclusion/Disability Awareness, Social Emotional Learning
The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities. They’re working to create a society in which every individual possesses the academic, social and emotional skills needed to succeed in school, at work,f and in life.
Advocacy & Policy, Inclusion/Disability Awareness, Research
TASH is an international leader in disability advocacy for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs. TASH works to advance inclusive communities through advocacy, research, professional development, policy and information and resources for parents, families and self-advocates.
Advocacy & Policy, Inclusion/Disability Awareness
PACER Center enhances the quality of life and expands opportunities for children, youth, and young adults with all disabilities and their families so each person can reach his or her highest potential.
Behavior Management, Curriculum & Enrichment, Diversity & Inclusion, Social Emotional Learning
Do2learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills.
Room in the Inn
Community-Based, Homeless and Runaway Youth, Physical & Mental Health, Prevention & Intervention
Room in the Inn’s mission is to provide programs that emphasize human development and recovery through education, self-help and work, centered in community and long-term support for those who call the streets of Nashville home.
Community-Based, Digital Learning & Apps
Empatico, an initiative of The KIND Foundation, is in the early stages of creating a free tool for teachers to connect their students to classrooms around the world using seamless video conferencing technology. Activities are standards-based and designed to promote meaningful interactions and positive perceptions. As students learn together, they explore their similarities and differences with curiosity and kindness and develop practical communication and leadership skills.
Council for a Strong America
Advocacy & Policy, Community-Based
Council for a Strong America is a national, bipartisan nonprofit that unites five organizations comprised of law enforcement leaders, retired admirals and generals, business executives, pastors, and prominent coaches and athletes who promote solutions that ensure our next generation of Americans will be citizen-ready.