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February marks Teen Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

Unity House program works collaboratively to reach teens

February marks Teen Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program is busy planning community events and outreach activities for February.

Orange is the color for Teen DV Awareness & Prevention. Consider wearing orange on Friday, February 14th.

Join in:

School Policy Day: does your school have a day to assess policies related to dating violence, sexual violence, and stalking? Unity House will be talking about this issue with youth on February 13th

Online Rally on Wednesday, February 19th: you can join in virtually by posting online about the issue to teen dating violence. Consider taking a photo with hashtags or a sign about the issue and sharing online. You can tag Unity House and others. Our Instagram is @unityhouse_dv This year marks the 20th year of Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention campaigns so consider #TDVAM20

Chalk about love in the last week of February: don’t just talk about it, chalk about it! An opportunity to showcase art and offer a message of hope to someone who may be struggling with an issue. Show support for healthy relationships by joining in and recruiting friends, posting online with #ChalkAboutLove

Finally, on 2/29, join Unity House at the Kickball Game for youth and Leap Into Healthy Relationships on this extra day we get in 2020’s Leap Year.

The Unity House Domestic Violence Services program has expertise to share. If you or your youth program are looking for a speaker to engage with youth on the topic of healthy relationships and boundaries, please contact us at (518) 274-2607 x4133 or email us at Dcameron@unityhouseny.org for a conversation.

 

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