We, as an organization, believe in equality and social justice and stand squarely behind all BIPOC in what is going on in this nation and across the world. It is so important to stand together.
On March 13th we moved into our new, large office space with excitement for what the future held for Calmer Choice and the programming department. Our time was before us to finally be able to offer our community programs in our own beautiful space. Then life seemingly stopped as schools, businesses, and families shut down.
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With great kindness and compassion for us all during this uneasy and unknown time, we are writing to you today to share Calmer Choice’s current plans in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Sabrina Kane, a new Calmer Choice Board Member, shares a bit more about herself in this interview.
We did it! Thanks to your support we raised $16,345 – that's more than double last year's total!
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.
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.