We Step Up

We Step Up for Individuals of All Abilities

The We Step Up workshops offered by JMF offer proactive approach that empowers students of all ages to become upstanders and advocates for themselves and their peers while demonstrating acceptance and respect.

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Reflecting on the Butterfly Effect

Enjoy this unique perspective as Junior Board graduate Sophia Vander Kooy encourages our high school seniors to continue the JMF butterfly effect while reflecting on her first year beyond high school.
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My “Why JMF?”: To build more compassionate advocates of all through our youth

Board member Eric Schommer shares his “Why JMF?” with his years of involvement with the Foundation as a partner school principal, JMFamily Advocacy panelist, and so much more.

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Don’t be a bully, be an upstander

Upstander? Bystander? Instigator? There are lots of buzzwords en vogue with any discussion around bullying. At JMF, we cultivate upstanders, individuals who see wrong and act, who take a stand against acts of injustice or intolerance.

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