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Back to School Leadership Training

On Thursday, August 19th 2021 online @ 2pm ET, we will be hosting our first Quarterly Leadership training of the 2021 – 2022 school year. This training will equip new leaders with skills and knowledge to organize their clubs. We will also be taking this time to recognize once again a “new normal” of starting […]

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Cycle4Life: Join the Final Leg!

Heath and Omar are so close to the end of their 4,300 mile biking cross country. If you would like to join them to their destination in Bethany Beach, DE, details are below. Thursday, July 1st 9:00am – depart Trek Georgetown, 3411 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007 – please join us so that we […]

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PTSD Awareness Day

June 27 is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day. It’s important that we understand what PTSD is and how to support a loved one with PTSD. What is PTSD? PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop after someone experiences a traumatic event. Some symptoms might include intrusive and distressing memories, nightmares, and […]

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Ommy Award Nominations!

Our Minds Matter created the Ommy Awards to recognize outstanding leaders, movers, and shakers within the OMM club network. Our work towards a future where no teen dies by suicide is made possible by the efforts of leaders in this movement. Special thanks to our sponsors for making this recognition possible. We received 44 unique […]

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Asian American & Pacific Islander Minds Matter

This month, May 2021, marks the first-ever Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The AAPI community is comprised of many rich cultures, and each deserves to be respected and celebrated. However, this past year has been especially difficult for many AAPI folks as we have seen an increase in anti-Asian racism, violence, and discrimination. […]

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Youth Violence Prevention Week

April 12 -16 is National Youth Violence Prevention Week School shootings and teen violence is a growing issue in America. The purpose of National Youth Violence Prevention Week (NYVPW) is to bring awareness to the signs and statistics of youth violence while also finding and practicing different strategies to prevent youth violence. Check out ways […]

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World Health Day

April 7th is World Health Day! One way to participate in World Health Day is by saying thank you to our health care workers! Ways to say thank you: Send a gratitude message to health care workers A lot of hospitals have a way to send thank you notes to their workers! Look up your […]

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

It’s #NEDAwareness Week 2021 (Feb 22-28). We’re collaborating with NEDA to invite ‘Every Body to Have a Seat at the Table’ by encouraging conversations about food, body image, and exercise issues on social media.  Together we can bust myths, reflect on personal journeys, and point people to support and resources. Here are some club activities […]

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National Counselor Appreciation Week

February 1st through 5th is National Counselor Appreciation Week. There are many ways we can show counselors our gratitude such as: creating marketing material for your club’s social media explaining reasons to go see your counselor for reasons beyond class scheduling and college applications writing thank you emails or notes to your counselors highlighting counselors […]

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Winter Leadership Training

Our Minds Matter’s 2021 Winter Leadership Training will be held on Sunday, January 10th from 1 – 2 pm EST. All student leaders are highly encouraged to sign up for this training. Club sponsors are invited to attend as well but it is not required. Attendees will connect with other clubs, hear from a panel […]

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