Middle school dating violence prevention
At SPAN, we incorporate a social justice framework into our age-appropriate curriculum for school-based programs and community trainings.We believe that in order to end violence against any individual, youth and child, we must understand and challenge the varying forms of oppression people experience, which can be intricately woven into domestic violence.Loveisrespect and Blue Cross Blue Shield believe every young person deserves a healthy relationship.
These programs can stop violence in dating relationships before it occurs.
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MTV’s “True Life: Ultimatum” used with permission by MTV. Loveisrespect recognizes the impact, benefit and necessity of having peers lead this important conversation about healthy relationships.
Loveisrespect believes young people have to lead the systemic and cultural change needed to end dating abuse.
Through their service-learning experience, peer leaders and youth participants will receive an enriching, personal experience with the program.