A coalition to champion Tick Juvenile Educational Defense Initiative (JEDI)-supported legislation, ensuring kids learn tick safety in schools.
The Tick JEDI Coalition's mission is to champion tick safety and prevention education in the mainstream K-12 Health Science curriculum, helping children live safer and healthier lives.
Children ages 5-14 are the most at-risk demographic for tick-borne diseases. We envision a world in which tick safety education is taught as a fundamental life skill in schools across the country.
Our coalition is an alliance of organizations, advocates, and patients to champion Tick Juvenile Educational Defense Initiative (Tick JEDI)-supported legislation in all states across the country. We share the belief that ticks are dangerous and tick education can save lives.
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Tick JEDI Coalition is a volunteer-based 501(c)(4) application-pending registered non-profit organization advocating for tick bite prevention education in school curricula, to help children live healthy lives. Our coalition is an alliance of organizations, advocates, and patients to champion Tick Juvenile Educational Defense Initiative (Tick JEDI)-supported legislation in all states across the country. We strongly believe that disease prevention starts with vital health education taught as a life skill.