FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GCADV Partners with Saving Our Daughters to “Yell Confidence” and Raise Dating Violence Awareness and Action
Atlanta, GA (November 7, 2012) – Today the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV) announces its partnership with Atlanta based teen empowerment organization Saving our Daughters (SOD). The partnership will raise dating violence awareness and action amongst young women and teen girls through media, celebrity advocacy, and education.
Guided by the voices of survivors, the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence brings together member agencies, allied organizations and supportive individuals who are committed to ending domestic violence. It works to create social change by addressing the root causes of this violence, leading advocacy efforts for responsive public policy, and fostering quality, comprehensive prevention and intervention services throughout the state. To learn more about GCADV, visit www.gcadv.org.
Saving Our Daughters creates the tools to get teen girls discussing key issues and fired up to take the power away from bullying, (cyber, gossip, face-to-face,…), dating abuse, hate crimes, school violence, violence against women, and other esteem slayers. To learn more about Saving Our Daughters, visit www.savingourdaughters.org.
Victims of domestic violence, their loved ones, and concerned citizens are encouraged to learn more by calling Georgia’s 24-hour state hotline, 1-800-33-HAVEN (1-800-334-2836).