2019 marked the 12th anniversary of Kids Managing Conflict, SCMA Education Foundation. Over the past 4 years our organization has donated nearly $40,000 to the mediation community with approximately $35,000 going to support Southern California schools for their peer mediation programs.We are particularly excited to have donated $16,000 to six schools in just the last three months. Four of those schools are starting brand new programs. We recently got an email from one of these schools, Madrona Middle School in Torrance asking if they could apply for more funding because the culture of the school is already changing for the better and the program has been so well received, they want to train more students!
This year we reached more youth than ever before and grew our programs to include:
As we approach 2020, we know the need for peer mediation has grown. Not only did we have more organizations apply for funding than we were able to support in 2019, but the need for these programs increases every day.