Conflict Resolution Specialists featured in national media and authors of "Stand Up and Lead" Curriculum. Their programming develops positive leadership and productive environments for organizations, schools and communities. Lauded at the United Nations as a "Model Program for the World" 

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NY 1 featured Peace Dynamics

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NY 1 featured Peace Dynamics: Stand Up and Lead Program developed by George S. Anthony and Lindy P. Crescitelli. The program has been lauded by the United Federation of Teachers as a "Game Changer"

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George Anthony on a Mission of Hope

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A horrific incident in 1989 helped to guide George Anthony '83NDC toward what has, for him, become a mission.  The death of Yusef Hawkins, a young black man killed in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn, polarized racial tensions in the community after he was confronted by a group of young Italian-American men. In the aftermath, the then psychology teacher was deeply concerned with what he saw happening among the young people in the area. “[The murder] split the school district among racial lines,” he recalls. “It was a terrible time.” So when Columbia University offered a public program in conflict resolution certification,

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Stand Up and Lead in New Jersey

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The headlines are worrisome. Reports of students bullying their peers, bringing them to the point of suicide and murder, pepper the front pages of major newspapers. The news is national. Names like Tyler Clementi and Phoebe Prince have become symbols of a system that has neither connected to at risk youths, nor the perpetrators.

New York-based educators George S. Anthony and Lindy P. Crescitelli brought their presentation entitled "Stand Up and Lead" to the Middletown Township Public Library on Monday night. Their goal was not to offer feel-good, anti-bullying rallies, but, to offer a more substantive alternative.

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Leadership taught as way to fight bullying

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Leadership taught as way to fight bullying

BY DAN NEWMAN Staff Writer

BY DAN NEWMAN
Staff Writer


Peace Dynamics Consultants George Anthony and Lindy Crescitelli show Fairview Elementary School fifth-graders how bullies act in front of weaker kids during the "Stand Up and Lead" anti-bullying workshop last Wednesday. 
Peace Dynamics Consultants George Anthony and Lindy Crescitelli show Fairview Elementary School fifth-graders how bullies act in front of weaker kids during the "Stand Up and Lead" anti-bullying workshop last Wednesday.MIDDLETOWN - For so many young people, being bullied and taunted has almost become commonplace in school, as the way a person dresses or speaks can become fodder for others who want to feel superior.

On Oct. 25, students at Fairview Elementary School got a lesson in how to do just the opposite - how to be a leader and how to potentially resolve a conflict.

"Stand Up and Lead: Teaching Our Students to Be Peacemakers" was brought to the school by George Anthony and Lindy Crescitelli of Peace Dynamics Consultants. The duo has presented their program in districts throughout the state. Crescitelli said that no matter where they go, whether it's an urban or bucolic environment, kids are really the same.

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Allies against bullying UFT

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Allies against bullying

Bullying. Society has been dealing with it since biblical times and it’s certainly not going to go away any time soon.

It’s a widespread problem, and it’s not restricted to doing physical harm to someone smaller than you. Bullying also includes teasing, name-calling and spreading unkind rumors about someone for any reason.

The growth of the Internet has taken the act of bullying to a dangerous new level. In schools, it hampers learning and the educational atmosphere as a whole.

Parents consistently rank it among their top three concerns for their children.

Peace Dynamics Speak at the United Nations

Mr. George S. Anthony www.PeaceDynamics.com Mr. Lindy P. Crescitelli Peace Dynamics  Partnerships and Clients;

United Nations, U.S. Institute for Peace, Seeds of Peace, United Federation of Teachers, Anne Frank Center USA/ Netherlands, NYC Department of Education District Schools, National Education Association, The Temple of Understanding, The Anti Defamation League, Yad Vashem World Center for Holocaust Research, Rutgers University, Monmouth Universty, Brookdale College, ABC News, YMCA Social Services, Rumson, NJ School District, Keyport, NJ School District, NJ Governor's Advisory Board, NY State Police, Asbury Park School District, Passic, NJ School District, St. Mary's Mother of God School, NJ, American Civil Rights Education Services, Staten Island, NY Parent Associations