SEL Day 2022

Finding common ground,
Pursuing common good

March 11, 2022


Join the movement to support social emotional learning

Showcase 2021

Over 12 Million Views for SEL Day!

On Friday, March 26th, thousands of educators, students, community organizers, and individuals celebrated the second annual International SEL Day by showcasing, promoting, advocating and supporting SEL around the globe. YOUR efforts helped #SELday reach several important milestones:

  • Over 12 million views from over 8,000 mentions of #SELday
  • Over 50,000 #SELday likes across social media
  • #SELday trended on Twitter for more than 2 hours on March 26th
  • Seven #SELday state proclamations and an #SELday U.S. Congressional Record
  • Over #SELday 3,100 participants representing 69 countries and all 50 U.S. states
  • More than 2,500 schools, districts and organizations represented

7 State Proclamations

Governors in seven states—ConnecticutDelawareNevadaNew JerseyPennsylvaniaTexas, and Vermont—declared March 26, 2021 SEL Day. In addition, several cities and school boards issued proclamations and resolutions, including: NJ State Board of EducationCity of HoustonCity of AustinCity of HackensackBloomfield NJ schools, and Roselle NJ schools. We appreciate the advocates that helped bring this attention to SEL in their states!

U.S. Congressional Record

SEL Day was also recognized in the U.S. Congressional Record thanks to Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan. We are so grateful to Congressman Ryan for his ongoing leadership for SEL!

Celebrating the Most Active and Top Twitter Profiles

Celebrating #SELday Badge Earners

Congratulations to the 145 people who earned 475 #SELday badges for their efforts to showcase, promote, advocate, and support SEL!  

Join the Movement

The Urban Assembly and SEL4US invite communities across the globe to celebrate the importance of social emotional learning (SEL) on the second annual International SEL Day on March 26, 2021. Our theme this year is Building Bonds, Reimagining Community.

Working Together We Can

Participate in Many Ways

Showcase SEL

Highlight SEL best practice in your school, organization or community with an article, video, podcast or other artifact.

Promote SEL

Spread the word about SEL through social media, educational events, local media, or sharing across your networks.

Advocate SEL

Contact local policymakers, hold an educational event for them, or ask them to write a proclamation in support of SEL.

Support SEL

Organize an SEL Day activity in your school, organization or community, or donate to an SEL organization.