The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence is sponsoring a series of events and opportunities for engagement throughout the month of February for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month 2015. Get the details here!
- For awareness materials and tips on promoting youth leadership, visit the National Domestic Violence Awareness Project’s Awareness Highlights.
- For a collection of resources emphasizing collaborative and multilevel approaches to promoting healthy dating among youth, see the updated VAWnet Special Collection, Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence.
- To explore and share ways to support LGBTQ youth in identifying models of healthy relationships, access and comment on our February TA Question of the Month.
Join the conversation on Tuesdays this February:
FEBRUARY 3rd @ 3pm Eastern
BlogTalkRadio (BTR): Lessons Learned from Love & Hip Hop
Taking cues from Love & HipHop, from NY to LA, long-time colleagues and advocates in the movement to end domestic violence will discuss lessons learned about dating from some of VH-1’s most popular TV shows. Dialogue will be moderated by Kenya Fairley, NRCDV Senior Director of Capacity Building and Education. Follow live tweets @VAWnet and @NationalDVAM and join the discussion at #teendvmonth. On the day of the session, listen in here.
FEBRUARY 10th @ 7:30pm Eastern
#YouthLeaders Twitter Chat
Facilitated by @VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, a project of the NRCDV, we are lifting up the good work of youth leaders in our movement to end gender based violence. Join us to learn about the work of youth advocates at the community and state levels in Ohio and Idaho, to share your own contributions and youth initiatives, and to gain inspiration for moving forward together. Details available here.
FEBRUARY 24th @ 3pm Eastern
Webinar: Start Strong’s Tool Kit: Starting Relationship Conversations with Adolescents
Hosted by the NRCDV in partnership with the IPV Prevention Council, this webinar will highlight the PreventIPV Project with a spotlight on Start Strong, a high school peer leadership program that aims to prevent teen dating violence and promote healthy relationships. During this presentation, Start Strong Youth, together with Start Strong Program Manager Jess Alder, will highlight and discuss tools and approaches for starting conversations about relationships, systemic oppression, and media’s influence on society. Register here.
Be sure to tweet with @VAWnet and @NationalDVAM all month long at #TeenDVMonth!