Category: Relationship Violence

Making a Safety Plan

Safety Planning Though you do not have control over your partner’s violence, you do have a choice about how to get yourself and your children to safety. Leaving must be done with a careful plan. Abusers often become more violent…

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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…

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Light Up the Lotus for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, you can make life brighter for survivors by helping us raise $5,000 in 19 days!  “A ‘Thank you’ cannot express the gratitude I feel for all of the amazing love and support that Safe Connections…

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Raise Awareness of Teen Dating Violence in February #TDVM

Feb. 13, 2018, St. Louis, MO—For young people, the teenage years are a time of exploration, navigating the gap between childhood and young adulthood. There are new responsibilities, pressures, and experiences. Romance and dating relationships are a part of this…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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