The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  To raise awareness around the issue of domestic violence, in October 2011, The Verizon Foundation awarded $105,000 in grants to nine Georgia organizations, including GCADV, to support programs dedicated to educating teens about dating and domestic violence prevention. “We work very hard to prevent family violence before it happens. Reaching teens, both boys and girls, […]


The United States still has a lot of work to do in regard to addressing the prevalence of domestic violence. In fact, an in-depth story from the Arizona Republic has pointed to the fact that in the last several years, the number of deaths from domestic violence has stayed fairly consistent in Arizona. While this […]


 February 25, 2012, 9:00 am-4:00 pmLocation in Atlanta: Georgia Public Broadcasting Registration for the first 100 teens is ‘free’ and underwritten by Verizon Wireless. In the last two years, PADV’s Teen Dating Violence Summit has covered topics including bystander intervention, technology safety, and the role the media plays in influencing teen relationships. In 2012, we […]


Michelle Wirth (2011-03-30) ATLANTA, GA (WABE) – Advocates against domestic violence say more needs to be done to address teen dating violence in the state. Those advocates define teen dating violence as a pattern of acts by a dating partner of physical, sexual, financial, verbal or emotional abuse. A new report by the Georgia Commission […]



From Start Strong Atlanta e-News What can your organization do to support Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention  Month this February? Here at Start Strong Atlanta we want to reach out to our collaborating partners and community organizations to offer our support on any planned activities this coming February. Please feel free to contact us […]


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