National Culture Week™
"Founder and CEO Ross Ellis was walking down the street when she heard teenage boys talking about a terrorist in their class, She asked them about this and they said their classmate was a terrorist because he wore a turban. She explained to them that people wear turbans because of their culture and that did not mean they were a terrorist.
That's when Ellis developed National Culture Week."
The focus of this initiative is to spark a conversation among youth about the need to change the culture from one of cruelty to one of kindness and inclusivity. National Culture Week provides an opportunity for youths to share and learn from each other’s diverse cultural backgrounds and experiences ...not judge them because they look different.
Our National Culture Week™ takes place from April 19th - April 23rd. And the 3rd Annual Culture Shock Event took place virtually on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
Registration for Culture Week 2021 is closed but you can register now for Culture Week 2022! You can look forward to more schools and celebrities to make our National Culture Week and "Culture Shock" event even more impactful!
National Culture Week™
STOMP Out Bullying kicked-off the week by hosting a live stream Culture Week Panel discussion facilitated by celebrity influencers from the media, sports, entertainment and social media worlds. over 90,000 students worldwide attended the livestream.
Registered schools are invited to participate in our
livestream Culture Week Panel.
The goal of the livestream panel is to be the catalyst for an online conversation as well as calling on schools and communities throughout the country to not only join the live stream discussion, but to continue the discussion throughout the week.
- Students view our livestream panel
- The panel provides a template for types of conversations that we encourage schools to initiate and discuss through Culture Week.
- All participating schools receive a guide for the week
- Registered participants will be emailed additional details about the livestream event, how to connect, the week's guide and influential speakers
The Culture Week 2021 panel included:
Logan Browning (Actress, "Dear White People") Moderator. Panelists include: Katherine McNamara (Actress, currently stars in the CW’s “Arrow” as ‘Mia Smoak (aka Blackstar)’), Michaela Jaé Rodriquez (Actress, "Pose"), Jordan Fisher (Actor and singer "To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” & “Work It”, soon to be on The CW’s “The Flash"), Hudson Yang (Actor, "Fresh Off The Boat", upcoming “The Ray”)
'Dear White People'
Actor & Singer
'To All The Boys:
P.S. I Still Love You'
Actress, The CW’s 'Arrow'
upcoming 'The Ray'
Previous livestream panels have included: Actress Stephanie Hsu. Actor Mark Indelicato, Actress Alyson Stoner, Actor Rohan Chand, Actress Logan Browning, Actress Josie Totah and LGBTQ activist Sarah McBride.
Tony Richardson Moderator
NY Jets Legend
Actress 'Be More Chill'
Actor 'Ugly Betty'
Actress 'Step Up'
Actor 'Mowgli: The Legend of the Jungle'
Actress, Dear White People