CBS News: Scarlett Lewis Works to Help Kids & Prevent Violence with Social Emotional Education Effort

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Sandy Hook mother works to help kids and prevent violence with emotional education effort

Eight years after Scarlett Lewis lost her son Jesse in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, she is a strong advocate for mental health causes and education. Lewis founded the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement in her son’s name. She spoke with CBSN’s Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers on about her work.

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“Today I am honoring and remembering with my family all those who lost their life but also honoring all the children who are in such pain today and contemplating harming themselves and other people. We can reduce and prevent that with Choosing Love and Social and Emotional Learning.”

It was an honor to sit down with Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers and I applaud CBSN for their commitment to our children.

Scarlett Lewis