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, […]

Soraya Chemaly, a politics and culture writer, explores college dating violence and technology as a valuable tool to combat the threat of sexual violence and assault. Almost two years ago, the story of Yeardley Love, a University of Virginia student who was tragically murdered by her abusive boyfriend, dominated the news. Questions still remain. In […]

1 in 3 teenagers experiences relationship abuse.  Relationship abuse crosses all racial, economic and cultural backgrounds.  Unfortunately, I know a bit about this sort of abuse, and I want to let you know that you are not alone if you are someone that is being abused.  That’s important.  It can be hard letting anyone know […]

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 […]

For Immediate Release: December 7, 2010 Contact:  Brian Namey,; 202-543-5566 National Network to End Domestic Violence Safety Net Technology ProjectJoins Facebook’s Global Safety Advisory Board Washington, D.C. – The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) today announced that it is joining Facebook’s Safety Advisory Board, becoming one of five organizations from North America […]

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