Updated: Mar 2, 2021
PROJECT ROCKIT, Australia's youth-driven movement against bullying, hate and prejudice announces a partnership today with Affluent Society, a global business, lifestyle and social media owned by Platinum Circle, the world's leading business group consisting of corporations with annual revenues exceeding USD100 million, governments and intergovernmental organisations.
PROJECT ROCKIT will serve as an expert voice on content related to online and offline bullying, youth movements, youth empowerment, social enterprise and encourages greater collaboration between its beneficiaries, donors and partners with Affluent Society as its official media.
Chloe Eckert, Head of Digital Communications at PROJECT ROCKIT, will serve as a contributor to Affluent Society. She will share insights, stories and news on bullying, cyberbullying and anti-bullying efforts with readers and followers. "We are honoured to introduce this ever-growing topic to a broad, diverse and influential audience and invite our customers to engage the Affluent Society community", said Chloe.
"We are delighted to support PROJECT ROCKIT as part of our engagement with social enterprises in Australia and globally. Working together allows our readers and followers to better understand the impact of bullying in Australia and how our community can learn from the program successes, failures and address this issue in a wider context, said Ashley Sim, Associate Editor of Affluent Society.
Lionel Lee, Advisor to Affluent Society will serve as an advisor to PROJECT ROCKIT on marketing communications matters. "I'm pleased to be supporting Chloe and her CEOs, Rosie and Lucy Thomas in their plan and efforts to grow their organisation's reach and impact. We already know that bullying is a serious problem in Australian schools from research done by the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, Australian Child Wellbeing Project (ACWP), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and The Make Bullying History Foundation. Affluent Society's engagement of youth empowered anti-bullying practices in our media and content together with PROJECT ROCKIT brings greater attention to this social problem.
About PROJECT ROCKIT: PROJECT ROCKIT’s youth-led workshops have reached over 500,000 young people in schools across Australia. The organisation empowers students with creative strategies to unite against hate and challenge bullying in all forms. The social enterprise was launched in 2006 by Melbourne sisters Lucy Thomas OAM and Rosie Thomas OAM who, fresh out of high school had seen how bullying robs too many young people of their potential. PROJECT ROCKIT sits on Facebook’s Global Safety Board, Twitter’s Global Trust and Safety Council and are certified by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner as a Trusted eSafety Provider. Learn more at https://www.projectrockit.com.au/
About Affluent Society: Affluent Society is a global business, lifestyle and social media for people who already enjoy the finer things in life and those who aspire to the lifestyle. It delivers content, events, giveaways and promotions that sync with the needs and interests of affluent to ultra high net worth consumers in their personal and work life. It also serves as a social media platform for users who want to share everyday news, stories, opinions, likes and dislikes with a wider audience in addition to their followers on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. Affluent Society is a part of Platinum Circle, the world’s leading business group consisting of over 100,000 decision makers from 1,800 corporations each with annual revenues exceeding USD100m, governments and intergovernmental organisations. Read, Like, Follow, Share and Post at https://www.affluent-society.com/