Ware High School Selected to Take Part in Anti-Violence Prevention Program “Game Change"
Game Change: The Patriots
Game Change: The Patriots Anti-Violence Partnership is an innovative approach to violence prevention education. The program, funded by the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, will provide training for students, faculty, and coaches at 98 public high schools across Massachusetts.
The program will train 196 school personnel at six regional trainings across Massachusetts beginning in January. The trainings will be conducted by Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), a nationwide leader in addressing violence prevention. Run by the Center for Sport in Society at Northeastern University, MVP uses a sports-themed curriculum and employs collegiate athletes and former professional athletes as trainers.
The program will also include online support tools for schools and an evaluation component to determine the effectiveness of the program in changing attitudes and behaviors