Be Great For Nate – In the News! 

Since the introduction of our non-profit we’ve had the privilege of receiving recognition in several media outlets and news articles highlighting our events and overall impact in the community.

Members of Every Student Initiative craft blankets for kids at Hasbro – newportri.com

“A group of mostly Portsmouth High School students that advocates for social-emotional support for young people – coalesced at the church to craft 20 blankets for sick children at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.”

New Portsmouth youth center strives to ‘be great for Nate’ – EastBayRI.com

“Tenth Gate’s The Nest dedicated in memory of the late Nathan Bruno.”

Portsmouth peer group focuses on opening communication about suicide – Providence Journal

“Bill would standardize mandatory suicide awareness, prevention trainings for school staff.”

The inaugural Be Great For Nate Fundraising Gala – newportri.com

“Over 250 people attended the Be Great for Nate Fundraising Gala held on Friday at Oceancliff.”

Be Great For Nate Night to be held Saturday at Schultzy’s Portsmouth – The Herald News

“Wine baskets, restaurant gift cards, and tickets for the Block Island Ferry are among the prizes that will be raffled off.”

Bill named after Nathan Bruno aimed at preventing suicide faces obstacles –newportri.com

“Most legislation takes years to pass, Sen James Seveney, D-Portsmouth told a group of Portsmouth High School students gathered at St. Barnabas Earlier this month. But “this will go somewhere,” Steveney told them. 

R.I. bill to mandate suicide prevention training for school staff faces quiet hurdles – New England Psychologist

“Students from Portsmouth High School formed the suicide prevention group Every Student Initiative and are in support of legislation that would establish mandatory youth sucide and prevention training for public school staff in Rhode Island.”

They’re Still Being Great For Nate – EastBayRI.com

“Non-profit hosts its second annual sunset cruise and Wine Tasting October 1st, 2020.”

Portsmouth: You don’t know Jack? – EastBayRI.com

ESI’s ‘Chat With Jack show aims to spread positivity throughout the community – and to ‘be Great for Nate

‘Ken Burns’ crew to film students in Portsmouth – EastBayRI.com

Every Student Initiative members will be part of the documentary on youth mental health issues pushing their message about the need for more mental health issues.