The Date Safe Project is committed to being the nation’s leading organization for teaching how “asking first” makes all the difference in creating safer intimacy and in decreasing occurrences of sexual assault.
Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world.
It’s mission is to promote dynamic educational programs, particularly those in the areas of the development of healthy teen relationships, the arts and community service.
Created from tragedy, Dating Abuse Stops Here, or DASH, was created to inspire and inform a community.
It’s about your partner trying to control what you do, how you act, what you say.
His/her control over you limits your personal freedom.
He/she may challenge your ideas or actions telling you that the way you do things is “wrong”.The site offers fact sheets, information, and resources about teen dating abuse to help teens, their parents and friends understand more about this growing problem.That’s Not Cool addresses ways teens can work against dating abuse in their everyday actions.In this series of articles, we will explore each warning sign in more depth so that you will have a better idea about what each sign means and if you need to address a problem in your relationship.Control – He/she tells you what to do or how to act Teen dating abuse is about control.However, if you notice several of them in your relationship or partner, you may need to re-evaluate your dating relationship.These warning signs include: If you or someone you know is experiencing dating violence, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY).Choose focuses on preventing dating abuse by educating 11- 14-year-olds about healthy relationships.The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund was created by her parents.Students with Boston’s Start Strong program aim to promote healthy relationships and prevent teen dating violence and Shawsheen Regional Technical High School’s dating awareness club meets weekly to discuss how to educate classmates about the dangers of dating abuse.Watch the video above and below to hear from the students.