One of the cooler things that has come out of the otherwise stressful process of trying to network and get established in NYC, is that I have met some amazing people doing some amazing work. As part of this process, I got connected with Bridg-it. Bridg-it partners with schools, communities and organizations to address bullying and harassment.
I am deeply passionate about reducing violence of all kinds and promoting safe and healthy communities. I spent a number of years working for the amazing Green Dot Violence Prevention Strategy but when I moved to NYC I shifted my professional focus to the intervention side and much of my writing to broader issues of health, happiness, and all around flourishing. So…it is very cool to be able to partner with Bridg-it and do a small part to support their important work. Toward that end, I am serving as a member of their advisory board and doing a monthly blog for them. But that isn’t the exciting part. The exciting part is they made a cartoon version of me – the concerning thing is that the cartoon is clearly better looking than I am. Check it out….