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Join the movement for social and emotional learning. Take simple, meaningful actions to make a difference today.

Across the country, students, teachers, and families agree: Social and emotional learning belongs in schools. Here are simple actions you can take to make sure every child has a quality education.
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Share Your Support

  • Key Messages: Use these three key messages to ground conversations in facts and evidence.
  • Make a presentation: Use this template for presentations and speaking engagements in your community.
  • Engage local media: Submit a letter to the editor or op-ed to your local paper or media outlet to inform your community about social and emotional learning. Here’s guidance you can use.
  • Share on social media: Use social media to spread the word about SEL! Here are social media graphics you can use. 

Contact Decision-Makers About Social and Emotional Learning

Sharing your SEL story is needed now, more than ever, to protect and advance social and emotional learning. Lawmakers and decision-makers need to hear from you and your community on what your experience has been like and why it is important that your community has access to SEL. Curious if your state is prioritizing social, emotional, and academic development? Explore this scan

For school boards:

Advocate for an SEL resolution: Ask school board members to affirm the school district’s commitment to SEL by passing a resolution. You can customize this example school board resolution.

Engage with policy leaders:

Have 2 minutes? Use this pre-written message to introduce yourself and share why SEL is important to your legislators, via Committee for Children.

Have about an hour? Download this worksheet to write and share your social and emotional learning story with decision-makers.

Have more time? Engage with policymakers in person. Use this guidance via SEL4US.

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