In our December newsletter, we share a message from incoming Board Chair, John Fulone, announce exciting grants and awards, welcome new board members, provide programming updates, share photos of a recent event, and introduce new Board Secretary, Sabrina Kane.
Sabrina Kane, a new Calmer Choice Board Member, shares a bit more about herself in this interview.
The Massachusetts Bankers Association (MBA) recently announced its annual, year-end community grant recipients. The 45 grants in 2019 total $172,500, a record dollar commitment this year. Calmer Choice is honored to be among the grant recipients.
Our 2019 Calm, Cool & Collected event at the Hyannisport Club was a huge success. Here you can see photos from the event, watch the video we presented, download our latest Annual Report, and made a donation to support Calmer Choice.
In this Annual Report, we review the year, announce new leadership roles, unveil an MIT research study, recap events, list our donors and funders, introduce our team, and more.
In this newsletter, we remember two special people who impacted Calmer Choice, we announce exciting grants and awards, get an update from our Programming Department, introduce new employee Julia Bateman, and more.
Calmer Choice is honored to be a recipient of the 2019 ascena Foundation’s Roslyn S. Jaffe Award. This program celebrates everyday heroes who make the world a better place for women and/or children through innovative and entrepreneurial social reform.
Julia Bateman joined the Calmer Choice team in September of 2019 as our Administrative Assistant for Development. Her role will be helping with development, volunteers and marketing.
In the Fall of 2018, as Calmer Choice entered its ninth year of operation as a prevention program delivering research-supported secular mindfulness curriculum to schools and communities on Cape Cod, the organization embarked on a strategic planning process, led by Executive Director Fiona Jensen, consultant Virginia Sullivan and Development Manager Emily Smalley.
MIT Research Study Confirms Link Between Calmer Choice and Better Academic Performance and Mental HealthPosted Sep. 11, 2019
A pivotal study recently released from MIT suggests that Calmer Choice’s mindfulness-based curriculum can enhance academic performance and mental health in middle schoolers, as well as reduce disciplinary actions like suspensions and decrease stress among participants.