Bring Emotional Intelligence to Every Child for the U.N. Universal Children’s Day

There is no keener revelation of a society’s soul than how it treats its children.

Nelson Mandela

To celebrate the United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day, November 20, allies in 100 countries will collaborate to bring more emotional intelligence awareness and resources to children and the adults who support them… and you are invited to be part of it!

The EQ #ChildrensDay celebration will increase awareness of the essential role that emotional intelligence plays in our children’s well-being, in our relationships with them; and in turn, in their capacity to make a positive difference in the world.

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”

Mother Teresa

Starting on November 1, 2016, each week leading up to Universal Children’s Day, participants will get EQ kits with resources, tools, and tips to practice emotional intelligence around three essential themes: EQ for Self Awareness, EQ for Relationships, and EQ for Our World. Then, on Nov 20, everyone involved will be invited to the 11:20/11:20 celebration — with a 24-hour feed of sharing pictures, stories, feelings — focused on children.

The United Nations declared Universal Children’s Day to encourage societies to support the wellbeing of children. November 20th is the anniversary of the signing of Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely-signed human rights legislation in the history of the world.

Sign up below to join this free event — as an individual sharing… a parent with your kids… a teacher… or a leader of an organization committed to an emotionally intelligent future.

Let us promote and celebrate children’s right on the Universal Children’s Day, and continuously build up a living-friendly environment for children in the world through dialogue and actions.

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Led by Six Seconds, Heart Beings, and CrowdRise, The EQ #ChildrensDay celebration will create a long-lasting impact as participants will spread enthusiasm and skills for EQ beyond the event, remembering and talking about this as a catalyst for positive change. Children and adults will have specific skills and practical tools they will use everyday and into the future… and organizations participating will have added support and revenues to expand their work spreading emotional intelligence.

The campaign includes …

Tools for emotional intelligence

Six Seconds will create free workshops, activity guides and conversation starters for adults and children to practice emotional intelligence. Contributors welcome (see the form below), or sign up to receive “virtual gift bags” of downloadable EQ resources.

Fundraising for EQ orgs

Through a special page on CrowdRise, organizations focused on the wellbeing of children will be able to raise funds to increase emotional intelligence skills for their staff members and the children they serve. This will multiply the power of EQ #ChildrensDay allowing efforts to sustain.

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Stories of Positive Change

HeartBeings will feature stories of the beautiful work organizations are doing to make the world a better place by infusing emotional intelligence. HeartBeings celebrates what nourishes us, so we can all keep our hearts and minds focused on making the world better.

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More self-awareness. Stronger relationship. A better world.

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We might not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our kids for the future, starting with their emotional wellbeing.

 

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Six Seconds supports people to create positive change - everywhere... all the time. Founded in 1997, the organization now has offices in 11+ countries and certified practitioners in over 100, and is the world's preeminent resource for putting emotional intelligence into action.

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