Dating violence awareness prevention month

When you see people targeting someone online, don’t ignore it, at least change the subject.

Share this “ICan Do Something NY” video with your friends and check out the Resource Card (pdf) HTML (Web page) for more information.

Calling dating violence a pattern doesn’t mean the first instance of abuse is not dating violence.

All relationships are different, however, the one thing that is generally similar in all dating relationships is that violence escalates over time and the relationship becomes more dangerous for the teen or young adult.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Physical Dating Violence Among High School Students—United States, 2003,” Callie Marie Rennison, Ph.

D., Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, “Intimate Partner Violence and Age of Victim, 1993-99” (2001). (Formerly: Liz Claiborne, Inc.), Conducted by Knowledge Networks, (December 2010).

The We Choose All of Us Campaign demonstrates the power and unity of all people in our communities. We believe in the power of change that young people hold in your schools, neighborhoods, and communities.

We encourage you to envision a world where everyone is valued, everyone is safe, everyone can thrive. Order free We Choose All of Us campaign materials for your school, youth organization, or community by clicking here (Postage is required).We Choose All of Us We are a people who choose A world where everyone is valued where everyone is safe where everyone can thrive A world rooted in interdependence, resilience, regeneration A world where love is love and kindness is everything We choose to embrace transformation To weave together our voices and stories To find our way back to our ancestors and ourselves through love and community We choose to be bold enough to celebrate each other To see our interconnectedness and honor our differences To listen deeply; hear and be heard We believe in a collective humanity In one family, one community, one people In the power of language In conversations that transform our hearts, minds and world We believe in becoming something bigger than ourselves In imagining together to achieve the unimaginable Together we can change anything.We believe our choices have power And in choosing to create the new story of Idaho We choose all of us.Use social media to share photos of you, your friends and adults in your life holding paper versions of candy conversation hearts featuring the words, “I’m changing the message by…” followed by something you’ll commit to do to raise awareness.Don’t forget to use the hash tag #controlisntlove and @NYSOPDV on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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