"Inspirational and educational for staff and students... Conveys the value of standing up and speaking out for diversity and community."
Karma Cloud, Art Teacher
Lincoln Elementary School
Newark, NJ (Grades K-5)
"We were amazed at how your music grabbed our students and your message
seeped in. They are still singing your song 'Compasión' in the halls!"
Craig Dreeves, History/English Teacher
Rye Middle School
Rye, NY (Grades 6-8)
"The emotional message and high level of music hit a home run with staff and students, across our wide range of grade levels. Bravo!"
Dr. Jack Carr, Principal
Girard Academic Music Program
Philadelphia, PA (Grades 5-12)
Stand Up! Speak Out!
Music-based presentations on bias, bullying and bystanders. Shine a light on the bias behind bullying, and how it shapes our thoughts, speech, and actions. Tailored for specific audiences: K-12 assembly programs, professional development for faculty and staff, parent night and community audiences.
because every day should be "Dignity Day" and every week a "Week of Respect" for all students
Most bullying is bias-based: Students are targeted because of some personal charactertstic--how they walk, talk, or dress; their accent, race, religion; actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender expression.
About Susan Goodman, Presenter
Susan (Sooz) is an award-winning songwriter and recording artist, trained in Holocaust-Genocide and Bias-Based Bullying Education, and informed by her own experiences. She has been speaking out on bias and bullying for well over a decade, opening ears and minds of even the savviest listeners of all ages with her compelling lyrics and eclectic blend of jazz, pop, Latin, and Afro-beat influenced original songs.