THE HERREN PROJECT’S PURPLE & PROUD POST PROM GRANT PROGRAM The Purple and Proud Post Prom Grant was launched in 2014 to promote safe and substance-free after prom parties and events. The winning school will be awarded $2,000, while $1,000 will be awarded for 2nd place and $500 for 3rd place. The grant is open to high schools annually who host a prom or an after prom party promoting substance-free fun. The grant applications are submitted to a panel of Herren Project committee members for review with the names of the schools and organizations excluded from each application to ensure[read more]
THE HERREN PROJECT’S GO PURPLE! SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Open to graduating high school seniors, the Go Purple! Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to two students who have taken the THP Project Purple Initiative pledge and plan on pursuing their education at a trade school, community college or four year university. All applications must be submitted on-line by the deadline and include an essay not to exceed 550 words and a photo of the applicant. The 2017 Go Purple! Scholarship Program applications are now being accepted. Applications will be accepted until 3pm on Friday, April 21th, 2017 and grant awards will be announced on[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
JOIN THE THP PROJECT PURPLE INITIATIVE “I AM” MOVEMENT! Print out the I AM…IDEA SHEET and just add your I AM Statement! >>I AM…IDEA SHEET<< Grab a camera or phone, record a video or take a photo of your positive thinking I AM Statement and send it to us at info@theherrenproject.org. Post it on Facebook, Tweet it out on Twitter @THPpurple and tag us or share it on Instagram #THPProjectPurple and hashtag #IAMMOVEMENT JOIN THE MOVEMENT TODAY!             I AM… GOOD ENOUGH I AM…A WARRIOR I AM…STRONG IAM…A GAME CHANGER I AM…PURPLE Questions? Contact a member[read more]
NIDA EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES, LESSON PLANS & PRINTABLES Looking for materials and resources to further support your lesson plan on substance abuse or to utilize as hand outs at your THP Project Purple Initative event? Here are some great resources available at your fingertips that are informative and at no cost to your organization from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).   Order a NIDA Educational Sample Pack for your school or community group today. Additional copies of each of the resorces may be ordered by visiting http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications The Information & Educational Tool Kit Includes: National Drug IQ Challenge: Encourages people to test their[read more]
The THP Project Purple Initiative From 2012 – Today…Purple Style!
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