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Spectrum Diversity, LLC - Bullying and Bias Prevention, PD & Consulting, Student assemblies
Steered Straight, Inc. - Gang awareness, Drug & alcohol awareness, Bullying
GLSEN - Creating safe schools for all students regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression
Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum - Hands-on activities to promote respect for diversity and empower bystanders to speak up
New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education
Sikh Coalition - Promoting understanding of the religion of Sikhism
Always Connected - Cyber bullying, cyber safety
New Jersey Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Services Management, P.C.
Contributing Organizations and Individual Experts (in order as per Guide)
Leisa-Anne Smith, Esq., Director of Violence Prevention Programs, New Jersey State Bar Foundation
Paula C. Rodríguez Rust, PhD, Owner, Spectrum Diversity LLC
Dr. Paul Winkler, Executive Director, New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education
Lynne Azarchi, Executive Director, Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum
Sgt. Thomas M. Rich, Owner/Creator, Always Connected.org
Carol Watchler and Rena Jacobson, LCSW, Co-chairs, Central New Jersey chapter, Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Nadia S. Ansary, Ph.D., Assistant Professor II, Dept. of Psychology, Rider University
Nancy Saxton-Lopez, LCSW, DCSW, and Peter Pastras, LCSW, DCSW of Clinical Services Management, P.C.
Traumatic Loss Coalition, University Behavioral HealthCare at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ-UBHC)
Theodore Petti, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, RWJMS-UMDNJ
Nanci Lebowitz-Naegeli, M.D., President-elect, New Jersey Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Detective Richard Cocca #33, Juvenile Detective, Roselle Park Police Dept.
Michael DeLeon, President, Steered Straight, Inc
Special Thanks to:
Karen Positan of the Union County Human Relations Council, for supporting this endeavor, and playing a crucial role in the development of the name and logo for the Alliance.
Frances W. and Meg Palladino, for volunteering graphic services in the design of the ACES logo.