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February 4th, 2016

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Am I really at risk for dating violence? Hey there! I’m Katie, an intern at Safe Connections. I was assigned a story on teen dating violence, and was shocked when I started looking up the facts. I’m 22 and I Read More…

Voices

On Wednesday, November 4, more than 375 people attended our 10th Annual Voices Ending Violence Dinner. Our featured speaker was former client Cari Hill, who touched the crowd with her powerful story at our Together Brunch in April. Cari was introduced by another Read More…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Get Involved Today!

October is the month of apple picking, pumpkins, autumn leaves and the thrills and chills of Halloween. But did you know it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness month? It’s a scary fact that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men experience Read More…

July 25th, 2014

One Powerful TED Talk…A Man’s Voice for Ending Gender Violence

Jackson Katz makes a living doing leadership training for sports institutions, colleges, military units. In other words, he works heavily in male-dominated institutions to change the way men think and act, especially when it comes to how they lead other Read More…

January 22nd, 2014

Every Little Girl Wants…

To Be Like Mommy Ouch. A quick yet poignant look (only 43 seconds) at how a little girls is hurt when her mom gets hurt. Thanks to The Huffington Post and reporter Eleanor Goldberg for sharing this powerful PSA Read More…

September 30th, 2013

What Is a Healthy Teen Dating Relationship?

A healthy relationship includes lots of moving parts.  Certain parts have to be there. Trust and clear communication Balanced power and respect for each other Time for yourself and time with friends and family without your partner If all of these Read More…

September 30th, 2013

About Domestic and Relationship Violence

The Dynamics of Domestic Violence People often think of domestic violence only in terms of the black eyes and bruises that can be seen. In reality, domestic violence is a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors that abusers use to Read More…