Calmer Choice will come to grades 3 and 4 in Falmouth thanks to a $100,000 grant awarded by the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation.
On Monday, January 23rd, Calmer Choice had the honor of speaking at the State House for legislators and staff members from across the Commonwealth about our very important work on Cape Cod.
Calmer Choice, a nonprofit organization that teaches mindfulness to 6,000 children in Barnstable County public schools, kicked off this year’s series of public forums Tuesday with a topic that’s been increasingly in the news — the substance abuse crisis.
Dan Harris, author of "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works — a True Story," drew a sold-out crowd Tuesday at Cape Cod Community College. His appearance served as a fundraiser for Calmer Choice, a nonprofit that offers mindfulness training to children at Cape Cod schools.
It is out of a desire to promote the causes of peace, justice, nonviolence, and love that The Peace Abbey bestows the Courage of Conscience Award on its recipients. The award is being presented in honor of the late Elise Boulding, a sociologist, pacifist, feminist and scholar who wrote extensively about conflict resolution in both personal and global relations and who helped establish the academic field know as peace studies.