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Dec 07, 2020, 11:23 ET Prevent More Student Deaths

Next week's eight-year remembrance of the 20 first-graders and six educators murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School comes at a time when millions...


Sep 30, 2020, 12:11 ET Sandy Hook Promise Celebrates Passage of Youth Suicide Prevention Legislation by the United States House of Representatives

Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of the Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal...


Sep 21, 2020, 15:37 ET Students Work Together to End Social Isolation

From video challenges to virtual friendship events, students nationwide are working together to address social isolation by helping classmates make...


Sep 01, 2020, 14:47 ET Sandy Hook Promise Launches New No-Cost Programs to Prevent Youth Suicide and Violence

Suicide is quickly becoming a leading cause of death for children, as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control finds one in four young people are...


Mar 27, 2020, 14:52 ET Sandy Hook Promise offers tools to help students prevent violence in the midst of the pandemic

This year, National Youth Violence Prevention Week, March 30 to April 3, 2020, comes as many schools close across the country and transition to...


Sep 18, 2019, 08:00 ET Sandy Hook Promise Premieres Latest PSA "Back-to-School Essentials"

Following one of the deadliest years on record for school violence in 2018, Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is debuting its latest PSA, "Back-to-School...


Sep 03, 2019, 10:54 ET Sandy Hook Promise's New Online Program Teaches Kids About Kindness and Empathy

Today, Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) launches its all-new Start with Hello digital program designed specifically for elementary schools. Thanks to...


May 08, 2019, 16:07 ET Sandy Hook Promise Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of the STANDUP Act, Suicide Prevention and Threat Assessment Legislation

Sandy Hook Promise praises U.S. Congressmen Scott Peters (D-CA-52) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12) for today's introduction of the Suicide and Threat...


Apr 10, 2019, 11:55 ET Sandy Hook Promise Applauds Federal Increases in STOP School Violence Act Grant Funding

Yesterday, the federal government opened the application process for funding available for violence prevention training for schools created by the...


Jan 03, 2019, 09:00 ET The Walt Disney Company Helps Support Expansion of Sandy Hook Promise's Successful Start With Hello Program to Reach More Elementary Students

Today, Sandy Hook Promise is proud to announce The Walt Disney Company as a new supporter of its Start With Hello program for elementary schools,...


Dec 10, 2018, 09:00 ET New Sandy Hook Promise PSA to Premiere as Most Violent Year on Record for America's Schools Comes to a Close

This year has been the worst on record for violence in schools with the highest incidents of K-12 school shootings since 1970, when records on school ...


Oct 03, 2018, 13:01 ET Sandy Hook Promise to Protect 2.6 Million Students with its Know the Signs Violence Prevention Programs Through Partnership with School Districts in 15 States as a Result of the STOP School Violence Act

Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is proud to announce that it will be partnering with school districts in 15 States across the country to protect millions of ...


Oct 01, 2018, 16:10 ET Sandy Hook Promise to Partner with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General to Roll Out Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting System to Schools Statewide

Sandy Hook Promise and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General are proud to announce that they are partnering to roll out the Safe2Say Something...


Aug 23, 2018, 11:21 ET Sandy Hook Promise Condemns the Department of Education Grant to Fund Arming Teachers

Today, Sandy Hook Promise rejected the Department of Education's proposed plan to provide funding to arm teachers that was reported as students...


Feb 21, 2018, 02:50 ET Sandy Hook Promise Statement on Listening Session at the White House

Today, Sandy Hook Promise will meet with President Trump and his administration, along with other gun violence survivors, for a private listening...


Dec 11, 2017, 08:00 ET Sandy Hook Promise Launches "Tomorrow's News" PSA and "The Dreaming Kind" An Original Song by Sheryl Crow for the 5-Year Remembrance of the Sandy Hook School Tragedy

Today, Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) will debut "Tomorrow's News," its latest PSA, and "The Dreaming Kind," an original song by Sheryl Crow on ABC's Good...


Jun 13, 2017, 16:30 ET Sandy Hook Promise, the Leading National Gun Violence Prevention Organization, Sends Letter to NBC Chairman to Not Broadcast Megyn Kelly's Interview with Alex Jones

The following is a letter from Nicole Hockley, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sandy Hook Promise: Dear Mr. Lack, As a co-founder and managing...


Jun 12, 2017, 22:48 ET Sandy Hook Promise and Megyn Kelly Part Ways

Sandy Hook Promise, a leading gun violence prevention organization, and NBC host Megyn Kelly have agreed that Kelly will no longer host the...


Nov 14, 2013, 07:30 ET Sandy Hook Promise Launches 'Parent Together' As Tragedy's One Year Mark Approaches

Sandy Hook Promise today announced the launch of Parent Together, a national grassroots campaign to educate and empower parents to prevent gun...


Sep 16, 2013, 06:51 ET Sandy Hook Promise Issues Statement On Mass Shooting At Washington Navy Yard

Today, the nation was shocked and saddened to learn that an armed gunman opened fire in the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. killing twelve individuals. ...


Feb 12, 2013, 10:00 ET This Valentine's Day, Promise Your Love to Newtown

Valentine's Day marks the two month anniversary of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT that took the lives of 20 first ...


Jan 14, 2013, 11:30 ET Citizens Of Newtown Urge Americans To Join Them And Make The Sandy Hook Promise

Exactly one month after the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that took the lives of 20 first graders and six educators, families of many...