2017-18 THP PROJECT PURPLE INITIATIVE ADVISORY BOARD   Patricia Colvin-Costanza: Retired Educator/Student Assistance Counselor/Anti-Bullying Specialist, Flanders, NJ Trish spent 24 years dedicating her efforts in various roles for adolescents. She taught US History and Sociology for 10 years while coaching Varsity Field Hockey and Freshmen Softball at Missisquoi Valley Union High School, Swanton VT, Passaic Valley Regional High School, Little Falls, NJ and Morris Knolls High School, Rockaway, NJ. After completing her Master’s Degree in Education, the drive became to continue training for substance awareness. Due to witnessing the impact of social, developmental, environmental and emotional impact of substances[read more]
ALEX AND ANI CHARITY BY DESIGN: THP Take the Wheel Bangle Take the Wheel Bangle Benefitting The Herren Project The perfect gift for celebrating life’s milestones and new beginnings. The ALEX AND ANI Take the Wheel bangle symbolizes embarking on an exciting adventure promoting guidance, hope and navigation through life’s journey. The perfect symbol for you or your loved one starting out on their journey in life, recovery or a new beginning! Since 2015, The Herren Project has been a proud partner of the ALEX AND ANI CHARITY BY DESIGN program with 20% of all Take the Wheel product sales[read more]
The Herren Project is proud to announce the 2017 Go Purple! Scholarship Program Awards Thank you to all the students who have taken the THP Project Purple Initiative Pledge and submitted an application for this year’s GO Purple! Scholarship. #BE YOU. PURPLE. PROUD. The 2017 Scholarship Awards have been granted to the following students. This year the THP team has awarded two $1,000 scholarships in addition to A Spirit of Purple Award in the amount of $500. Congratulations and celebrate your accomplishment – GO PURPLE! Grant Award: $1,000 Camryn Mateo The Woodlands High School The Woodlands, TX Among the billions[read more]
THP PROJECT PURPLE EFFECTIVENESS IN COMMUNITIES NATIONWIDE THP Project Purple Initiative The THP Project Purple Initiative is an anti-substance use initiative of The Herren Project, a non-profit foundation established by former NBA basketball player, Chris Herren that assists individuals and families struggling with addiction. The THP Project Purple Initative was launched in 2012 to break the stigma of addiction, bring awareness to the dangers of substance abuse and encourage positive decision making to navigate life’s challenges. Mission: The THP Project Purple Initiative empowers youth to stand up and make a difference. Going Purple gives students motivation and support as they[read more]
THP is proud to announce the 2017 Purple & Proud Grant Awards! The Purple and Proud Post Prom Grant was launched in 2014 to promote safe and substance-free after prom parties and events. The grant is open to high schools annually who host a prom or an after prom party promoting substance-free fun. The grant applications were submitted to a team of seven Herren Project committee members for review with the names of the schools and organizations excluded from each application to ensure fairness within the selection process. Thank you to all the schools who submitted applications for the 2017[read more]
THANK YOU FOR STANDING TOGETHER WITH THP IN 2017! Good Enough. Purple. Proud. 2017 THP Project Purple Initiative Week: A Look Back from Herren Project on Vimeo.
The Herren Project asked some students to share “Why Are You Proud to be Purple?” Here are a few responses. Good Enough. Purple. Proud.          
GO PURPLE! SEE PURPLE! BE PURPLE! The Herren Project is so glad that you are part of this amazing movement of positive decision making and standing up to make a difference! Please remember to utilize the tools and resources available to you on the THP Project Purple Initiative Web Site when creating materials and to use the official logo of the THP Project Purple Initiative. Anytime the initiative is mentioned in print or social media please remember to insert THP prior to Project Purple and Initiative after. To assist you in locating updated materials, please see the resources below. Questions?[read more]
THP PROJECT PURPLE INITATIVE ADVISORY BOARD The mission and purpose of the THP Project Purple Initiative Advisory Board is to help enhance outreach, support materials and programs of the THP Project Purple Initiative. Members include student representatives, college students, young professionals, community advocates, teachers, counselors and school administrators. Interested in nominating a person to the advisory board? E-mail: goprojectpurple@theherrenproject.org.   Hillary Costa, Courtney Kelleher and Ashley Guertin: King Philip Regional High School DECA Committee, Wrentham, MA King Philip’s THP Project Purple Initiative was formed by DECA members Hilary, Courtney and Ashley to help create a network and environment for high[read more]
  Learn more about the THP Project Purple Initiative, Easy Ways to Integrate the Program in your school or community and promote the “GO PURPLE” mission! VIEW THE: THP PROJECT PURPLE INITIATIVE SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATION
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