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The Importance of Play
28 May: 8: The Importance of Play

In this episode, Scarlett talks with Jonathon Gay, executive director of the New England division of Playworks. “Play is a basic human need. Kids who play are resilient, empathetic, and active. Through play, kids learn to make friends, solve problems, and believe in themselves. Even in hard times.” Playworks, a nonprofit organization that helps kids be active and build valuable life skills through play, is a new partner of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement. — Send in a voice…

Moving From Suffering To Joy
18 May: 7: Moving From Suffering To Joy

“Come, come, whoever you are…Ours is not a caravan of despair.” ― Rumi In this episode, Scarlett talks with Allegra Jordan – author, Architect of Change, consultant and leadership coach, AND volunteer for the Jesse Lewis Choose Love For The Workplace program. They talk about how they grew from their own personal tragedies and how they moved on to feel joy again and commit their lives to helping others. Listen to learn how the Choose Love For The Workplace program…

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06 May: Choose Love Movement partners with Genevieve Lau Jewelry on Limited Edition Necklace for Families in Crisis

Newtown, CT (May 6, 2020) –  The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement is pleased to announce its partnership with Jennifer Lau, owner of Genevieve Lau Jewelry of Westport, on a limited-edition Choose Love necklace. For every “Choose Love” necklace sold, Genevieve Lau will donate a necklace to a family touched by tragedy or suffering. The Choose Love Movement is a non-profit organization honoring Jesse Lewis, a six-year-old victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, that  provides no-cost next-generation social…

Honoring Rachel's Challenge
20 Apr: Honoring Rachel’s Challenge

Listen to Scarlett talk with Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Joy Scott who tragically lost her life at the Columbine school shooting 21 years ago today. We honor Rachel’s challenge by sharing her message of compassion and the work her family continues in her name. Rachel left behind this powerful message, “I HAVE THIS THEORY THAT IF ONE PERSON CAN GO OUT OF THEIR WAY TO SHOW COMPASSION, THEN IT WILL START A CHAIN REACTION OF THE SAME. PEOPLE…

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13 Apr: A New Support During COVID-19

  We are thrilled to have partnered with the Santoro Foundation, and the School Mental Health Collaborative at University of South Florida to bring you a 90-day initiative to promote the positive impact of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills and tools on mood, relationships and productivity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The FREE ChooSELove To Thrive program will consist of easy and actionable daily tips for the whole family based on the Choose Love Formula from Jesse Lewis Choose Love…

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08 Apr: A Platform of Choosing Love

Two young women are participating in pageants in their respective states and using Choose Love as their Platform  Meet: Alexandra Baker “I was first introduced to the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement when Scarlett came to my high school and spoke. She not only told us the facts about how she started this foundation, but the why. Scarlett’s compassion towards those who have a troubled heart really inspired me to learn more about the foundation and how it empowers young…