Take Action to End Domestic and Dating Violence!
As many as one in three teenagers will deal with physical, sexual, verbal or emotional abuse in a relationship. This means that no matter who you are, where you’re from or what you do, this issue will impact your life.
Every effort you make, both large and small, could change someone’s life. Use your talents, skills and voice to raise awareness. You may become an inspiration to people around the world.
Explore these pages to learn more about what young people are doing across the country around this cause.
Whatever you do, your efforts are important. Gather your friends and take
Become an educator! Whether you’re a student or a teacher, you can help educate others about healthy and unhealthy relationships and prevent dating violence. Learn how others are using education to make a difference. Find out more >>>
Make your voice count! Reach out to those who have the power to change laws (local council member, congressperson or representative) and ask them to join the work to end dating violence. Or follow the path of others who have personally taken a stand. Find out more >>>
Initiate action! If there’s nothing going on in your community let that be your motivation—start something where nothing exists. Take a leadership position and join the ranks of trailblazers in other communities. Find out more >>>
Let your creativity speak! You don’t always have to use your voice to make a statement—let the arts do the talking for you. There are different ways to express yourself. Find inspiration in the creative works of others. Find out more >>>
Use the power of the press! The fastest way to get your message out to the masses is by using public media. Read how others have used publications to spread awareness and encourage activism. Find out more >>>