About The Walkup Foundation

The Mission of the WalkUp Foundation

The WalkUp Foundation’s mission is to improve the safety and security of our nation’s schools. The foundation will conduct the following activities to achieve such goals: (1) create a speaker’s bureau composed of school safety experts, members of local and federal law enforcement, educators & victims of school violence and their family members; (2) develop educational seminars and workshops; (3) connect institutions & individuals with services, including threat assessment training centers for law enforcement, educators and mental health professionals; and (4) support related to acquiring training for improving school culture and development of effective behavioral threat assessment programs.

Educational seminars and workshops will be designed to address three goals: (1) advocating for safer schools; (2) supporting the development of and encouraging the creation of school based programs which enhance school safety; and (3) educating individuals, organizations and lawmakers about the tools available to make schools safer and strengthen the laws to ensure that school district comply with safe school practices.