Behind Stand For Courage
Nicole Jon Sievers, MSW, LCSW is an activist, speaker, writer, and social worker. Nicole started the Stand for Courage Foundation recognizing the need to support, educate and incentive bystanders. Founding Board member Dr. Scott Ross and Stand For Courage were recognized with an American Psychological Association Visionary Award in 2015 for the SFC pilot program.
For two decades, Nicole has worked with youth as a social worker and advocate. Her capacity to build personal connections in disparate communities has proven her an effective organizer. She's served on the Seattle Music Commission since 2014, where she champions youth in music and the arts, political advocacy, social justice, and community-building initiatives.
Nicole's 2015 book, "It's Your Mind: Own It!" addresses many of the issues Stand For Courage works to repair, and has proven popular with teens, winning a NIEA book of the year award in psychology. Nicole has been a frequent radio and television guest. Currently, she is working with a publishing house for three upcoming books. Nicole is a contributing producer of the forthcoming IndieFlix film The Bully Factor.
Nicole lives in Seattle, WA. with her husband and their five sons.
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