Following  Columbine and other early school massacres , Dr. Allen Menkin started the program called “Stand Up for Kids” to promote violence prevention. The program is dedicated to preventing violence to children, and by children. Many studies have shown the effects of violence to and around small children, often this results in them growing up to have violent tendencies themselves. A few ways to prevent this  are  to ensure that children feel loved and safe, that they have structure, and proper