building community where students:
have a voice
Trained student Small Group Leaders facilitate groups so that every person has a chance to be heard.
find their people
Freshmen and Sophomore participants know that their Junior and Senior leaders are FOR them, inside of group and out.
can be real
Not only are groups “judgement-free” and confidential, they are led by older students who can often understand what the younger members are dealing with.
our kids shouldn’t do life alone.
This needs to change:
isolation/not found their people
relationships being superficial
talking to strangers on social
seeking info on reddit
disengaging in phones/xbox
“Sometimes, you just want a break from school (and even your friends), and S4S provided that comfort for me. thanks to my small group leaders who created such a safe space for everyone.“
– Meghan D
we create opportunities for
REAL community & REAL conversations
Students for Students provides curriculum topics crowd-sourced directly from students to ensure we are talking about what students want to talk about. Topics include:
their sport at school
“I loved leading a group of people my junior year and would love to do it again too! I enjoy being a leader to the underclassmen and talking to them to help them through the year. I believe it helps create community and improve others’ mental health as well as my own through the friendships created.“
– Emily H
Charlotte Latin School