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Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE)

About This Resource

SAVE's Mission and Goals

SAVE is coordinated by a 501(c)(3) public nonprofit organization, the National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere, but it is still led by students, for students. The National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere (National SAVE) strives to decrease the potential for violence in schools and communities by promoting meaningful student involvement, education, and service opportunities in efforts to establish, support, and grow SAVE chapters. National SAVE is dedicated to providing students with the information and resources necessary to make a positive difference in safety efforts in schools and communities.

SAVE's goal is to encourage and empower students with life skills while engaging them in educational activities and opportunities to promote good citizenship. SAVE encourages positive peer influences within the school and community through violence prevention efforts. SAVE educates students about the effects and consequences of violence as well as safe activities for students, parents, and the community. SAVE engages students in meaningful violence prevention efforts within their school and community. SAVE empowers youth with knowledge and skills necessary to provide service to their community and school.

National Dropout Prevention Center Registry

Rating: Strong Evidence


Cost Information: 

No cost information available

Who This Resource Is For


  • Behavioral Health
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Violence Prevention
  • Support Tier: 

  • Tier 1
  • Age Range: 

  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Ethnicity: 

  • Not Specified / Any
  • Community Type: 

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Tribal
  • Urban