Category: Video Library

Rick Phillips on returning to schools after COVID-19

Community Matters Founder Rick Phillips describes the importance of addressing the social-emotional needs of students and staff returning to school after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Belmont High Safe School Ambassadors

Interviews with Safe School Ambassadors from Belmont High School in Los Angeles, showing how SSA impacted students at this urban inner-city school.

Demonte Smith – Safe School Ambassador

Demonte Smith, a sixth-grader at Visitacion Valley Middle School in San Francisco, CA and fellow Ambassadors and staff speak about the impact of the Safe School Ambassadors program on their school and how it has affected them personally.

Safe School Ambassadors at Fairfield High School

Safe School Ambassadors from Fairfield High School in northern California discuss the SSA program at their school, and how it has affected them.

Safe School Ambassadors at Wilson C. Riles Middle School

Assistant Principal Chris Borasi of Wilson C. Riles Middle School in Roseville, California and his school’s Ambassadors share how SSA have made a difference on their campus.

Inside California Education – Safe School Ambassadors

Excerpted from a segment produced by Sacramento PBS station KVIE-6. Featuring CM Founder Rick Phillips, CM Trainer Eric Rubin, and staff and student participants at a Safe School Ambassadors Training at Fairfield High School in California.

Introduction to Safe School Ambassadors

Rick Phillips, founder of Community Matters, provides an overview of the benefits of the Safe School Ambassadors Program.