Rushmore Joins Look for the Good Project

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Carle Place’s Rushmore Avenue School kicked off its two-week gratitude campaign through the Look for the Good Project with an assembly.

Student Council representatives led the assembly and walked students through the history of the program and how they can participate. 

The Look for the Good Project is a Connecticut-based nonprofit that is quickly gaining national attention for its innovative approach to violence prevention. Innovative activities include the Gratitude Spot, the Gratitude Wall, ‘You Matter’ Letters, and Kindness Cards. This inspiring program began March 9 and will run for two weeks.

Administrators are calling the Look for the Good Project a “Trojan Horse” because it shows up in a community as a “cute kids’ program” and ends up bringing polarized adults together, all through the kindness and inspiration of their children. In three years, 121,545 elementary school children in 30 states have participated in Look for the Good Project’s school program, generating more than two million messages of gratitude to inspire kindness in their communities.

These messages will be displayed on a beautiful “Gratitude Wall” at Rushmore, as the school expects to generate 4,450 messages of gratitude and 4,450 acts of kindness by the end of the two-week program.