NVEEE Teen Mentors, Peace Ambassadors and Community Partners Discuss the Root Causes of Bullying
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Attendees at the National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment (NVEEE) Orientation Workshop on June 16, 2012 were thrilled to meet with celebrity spokesperson Jaclyn Stapp along with husband, Grammy Award-winner, Scott Stapp, lead singer of Creed and author of his tell-all memoir, Sinner’s Creed, which will be released on October 2nd. Led by NVEEE’s founder, Jowharah Sanders, Mr. and Mrs. Stapp, community professionals, parents, and NVEEE teens in attendance were impacted by the free workshop designed to inform and offer an open forum to discuss NVEEE’s mission, programs, and educational tools.
NVEEE’s mission is to prevent bullying, violence, and suicide among youth, families and communities through direct service, mentoring and prevention education. Among the topics and information discussed at the workshop were NVEEE’s educational and mentoring programs, the “Not on My Watch” campaign, community involvement and more. It was not only informative but opened the floor for discussion for the attendees to share their own experiences and thoughts on bullying. NVEEE’s National Celebrity Spokesperson, Jaclyn Stapp supported by her husband Scott Stapp, offered their perspective on bullying; sharing their personal experiences and how bullying has affected their family.
As the national spokesperson for NVEEE, Jaclyn sits on NVEEE’s Advisory Board, participating in their National PSA campaigns, and is an integral part of NVEEE’s Mentoring and Peace Ambassador Program. An award winning children’s book author, Jaclyn shares her early struggles with bullying in her first children’s book, Wacky Jacky: The True Story of An Unlikely Beauty Queen, rated among the best in family-friendly media, products and services by 2011 Mom’s Choice Awards®.
Jaclyn Stapp continues her lifelong mission to stand up for children and those affected by discrimination. With the help of NVEEE, its volunteers, mentors and teens, she will continue to spread awareness of anti-bullying. For more information about NVEEE please visit our website www.NVEEE.org.
About Jaclyn Stapp
Jaclyn Nesheiwat Stapp is a Stetson graduate who has appeared on numerous magazine covers and national advertising. She is the celebrity spokesperson for the anti-bullying organization, National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment (NVEEE). This loving wife and mother of three won many titles, including Mrs. Florida America 2008 and Mrs. America First Runner Up 2008. Today, Jaclyn is a public speaker who travels around the world empowering at-risk youth and championing for women’s rights through her charity, CHARM(Children Are Magical). Jaclyn is married to Grammy Award-winner Scott Stapp, singer, songwriter and voice of Creed. They reside in South Florida with their three children, Jagger, Milan and Daniel. To learn more about Jaclyn, visit www.JaclynStapp.com or www.wackyjackybooks.com.
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