Delighted to announce our founder Patricia Kennedy is a finalist in the NEWSTALK Women Mean Business Social Entrepreneur Award 2016.
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Today Sticks and Stones’ Patricia Kennedy was delighted to meet the Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny, T.D. when he toured The Liffey Trust centre to learn about the SME’s and Social Enterprises that are based here, and to launch the SBCI (Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland).
Patricia Kennedy was invited onto Newstalk’s Global Village to chat with presenter Dil Wickremasinghe about the ethos and methodology of Sticks & Stones Anti-bullying Programme. You can listen back here
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Finalist Patricia Kennedy, founder of Sticks and Stones Anti-bullying Programme™ was identified as one of Ireland’s top 20 Social Entrepreneurs and is currently competing in the final for a Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Elevator award. The winners will be announced November 2014. “They are remoulding our communities, our towns and our cities, showing […]
President urges children not to engage in bullying The President, Michael D Higgins, has urged young people not to get involved in cyberbullying or ganging up on vulnerable classmates. Irish Examiner, Saturday, January 26, 2013, By Niall Murray, Education Correspondent He said he has been encouraged by the responses of young children as he appeals to […]
Quarter of children bullied in past year Tuesday, February 05, 2013, Irish Examiner By Niall Murray, Education Correspondent The level of bullying felt by nine to 16-year-olds is slightly higher than the EU average. But among those who use the internet more regularly, the extent of bullying is felt far higher than by others.Although the 4% […]
http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/news/anti-bullying-program-announced (PHOENIX, Dec. 11, 2012) – Continuing their worldwide outreach as the “Ambassadors of Goodwill”™, the iconic Harlem Globetrotters have announced the debut of a new community outreach program, “The ABCs of Bullying Prevention.” This impactful program was developed to discourage bullying, increase empathy among our youth, and give kids, teachers, and youth administrators the means to tackle this growing […]
STICKS & Stones, the Irish anti-bullying initiative, was awarded Chemins d’Enfances’ Let’s Innovate for Children! Award last week at a special ceremony in Paris. Sticks & Stones uses drama to address the issue of bullying in both primary and post-primary schools. Sunday Independent 7/10/12